Friday, 1 July, 2022
TopicSwachh Bharat Abhiyan

Topic: Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

Sanitation as government programme or social change: What works better?

Outcomes of a government programme are limited to target achievements. Once a village is declared ODF, attention towards it is likely to reduce. This creates a risk of slipping back into old habits.

Why Modi’s grand ideas don’t deliver grand results

Prime Minister Narendra Modi wants the bureaucracy to deliver results at bullet train speed but where’s the manpower?

Colleges and universities asked to get India to stop spitting everywhere

Calling it a ‘social problem’, the higher education regulator said there is a need to raise voice against the practice of spitting in public places.

On his birthday, Modi wants party leaders to clean their neighbourhoods

The PM has asked party colleagues to post photographs of cleanliness drive on Modi App.

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Research shows heart attack survivors may be at higher risk of mental weakness

Here’s what you should eat after a heart attack. Recovery can take months

Heart attack among under 40 have risen 2% every year from 2006 to 2016. Overall nutrition is vital to returning to normal health after a heart attack.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.


National Security Adviser Ajit Doval | File photo: ANI

At 1st Maritime Security Group meet, NSA chief Doval stresses on coordination among stakeholders

Meeting chaired by Vice Admiral (retd) G. Ashok Kumar, India’s 1st national maritime security coordinator. ‘Crucial policy issues’ such as ‘blue economy initiative’ also discussed.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.