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Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
Opinion  /  Published 21.09.19

Experiments With Truth

On the 150th birth anniversary of the Father of the Nation — not the Father of Our Country, mind you — it is his assassin’s name that is being invoked aplenty. Only last week, Tamil actor Suriya...
By Upala Sen in

Opinion  /  Published 09.08.19

We have failed at even basic water management

Look for Mawlynnong on the map of Meghalaya. It’s a village relatively close to Cherrapunjee and Mawsynram, and is one of the wettest places on earth. But the villagers there often run out of water ...
By Pinaki Roy in

Opinion  /  Published 21.07.19

Politicians, brooms, and photo ops

Sir — Leaders and industrialists are often seen sweeping relatively clean roads — usually, for the sake of photo opportunities. One rarely sees them in locations that need to be cleaned. Delhi sur...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 14.07.19

Activist highlights casteism of Swachh Bharat

In her budget speech last week finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman mentioned the union government’s flagship scheme of ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’. She listed the scheme, which envisions an Ind...
By in Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 05.07.19

The Economic Survey's unclear path

The Economic Survey 2018-19 has been published. The focus is, quite expectedly, on how to make India a $5 trillion economy. According to the Economic Survey, India needs to grow at the rate of at leas...
By The Editorial Board in

North East  /  Published 01.07.19

Scotland of East takes a leap to Smart Shillong app

The Meghalaya government on Monday launched a mobile app called Smart Shillong Mobile App, which will act as a one-stop shop facilitating citizens in getting information about different government and...
By Rining Lyngdoh in Shillong


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