Congress May Include Healthcare Act Promise In Manifesto: Rahul Gandhi
Saturday, March 16, 2019, 7:52 AM
Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday said his party is considering inclusion of a Right to Healthcare Act promise in its manifesto for the ensuing Lok Sabha election to guarantee minimum healthcare to all. Mr Gandhi also criticised the Ayushman Bharat flagship health scheme of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government and termed the programme as a handout to 15-20 select businessmen of the country.
Over 4,000 Urban Cities Declared Open Defecation Free: Government
Sunday, February 3, 2019, 7:06 PM
Over 4,000 urban cities have been declared ODF under the Swachh Bharat Mission, an official at Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry said. Out-of-total 4,378 urban cities, 4,140 have already been declared ODF in the country, he said. The official said almost all the urban cities will become ODF by the next month under the Swachh Bharat Mission, flagship programme of the Narendra Modi government.
Politics No More A "Dirty Game" Under Modi Government: Union Minister
Thursday, December 20, 2018, 12:36 PM
Politics was earlier seen as a "dirty game", but the situation has "changed" after the BJP was voted to power at the Centre in 2014, Union Minister Mahesh Sharma said on Wednesday. The minister of state for environment, forest and climate change (Independent Charge) made the remark during the inauguration of a three-day International Conference on Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Leadership (ICEIL 2018) in Noida.