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One rally = 100 kg litter

This is one hidden calculation of this election. What happens at a poll meeting after the leader has spoken, the cameras turned off, the visitors cleared out? The Express tracks party workers, safai karamcharis, volunteers and labourers, at work for hours later, at the end of one such rally in Indore, ‘India’s cleanest city’.

PM Modi’s Swachh Bharat: A reality check

In 2014, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the "Swachh Bharat", or "Clean India", campaign and vowed to eliminate open defecation nationwide in five years.

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Mumbai: Corporators oppose proposal of Rs 54 lakh to install steel garbage bins

Under the central government’s Swachh Bharat Abhiyan and in a bid to promote waste segregation, the BMC will install 560 stainless steel garbage units in the city. Each unit will have two bins for wet and dry waste.

Waste segregation at household level: Work far from over as Swachh survey round the corner

After the results were declared in May, officials pushed hard to take over garbage collection under MC to implement segregation, but have not succeeded.

Already in top 10, PMC appoints private agency to get better rank in Swachh survey

The agency’s tasks include setting up a project implementation unit (PIU) that will study the PMC’s cleanliness initiatives this year, and planning programmes and projects to improve “problem areas”.

Mahatma Swachh Bharat — Outside Yerawada jail: ‘I was a maid, a slave... this is far more respectable’

The Indian Express reporters fan out across the country to mark milestones in the Mahatma’s journey. To bring stories of the footsoldiers of Swachh Bharat, whose job it is to wipe, mop and dust where the Mahatma once walked.

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Swachh Bharat biggest tribute to Gandhi: Devendra Fadnavis

Taking a pledge to walk on the path shown by Mahatma Gandhi, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday led a padyatra in his hometown, Nagpur, to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of the Father of the Nation.

Mahatma Swachh Bharat: ‘I have work to do... I keep the temple clean, I keep my house clean’

The Indian Express reporters fan out across the country to mark milestones in the Mahatma’s journey. To bring stories of the footsoldiers of Swachh Bharat, whose job it is to wipe, mop and dust where the Mahatma once walked.

Satyagraha then, Swachhagraha now

The nation symbolically bound in the fabric of swachhata, with everyone offering their service for nation-building, would be most satisfying for the Mahatma.

Swachhta Pakhwada clashes with half-yearly exam, teachers criticise move, say no lessons learnt

Arvind Rana, president, SSA Teachers’ Welfare Association, said, “The teachers are sincerely trying their best to improve the learning levels of all classes and result of board classes, but when unplanned and undesired activities come in during examination time, it breaks the momentum of hard work.”

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Pranab Mukherjee runs for 'Swachh Bharat'

President Pranab Mukherjee was seen promoting PM narendra Modi's 'Swachh Bharat’ campaign.

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Meet Crazy Baba: The Man Behind Cleaning Delhi Streets

In a bid to create awareness about cleanliness on Delhi streets, Sudhir Sharma aka 'Crazy Baba' has launched a campaign called 'Swachh Bharat, Sundar Bharat'.

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