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India open defecation-free, built over 11 crore toilets: PM Narendra Modi

India open defecation-free, built over 11 crore toilets: PM Narendra Modi

Ahmedabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday declared that India is now open defecation-free, and said the feat, achieved in 60 m...Read More

On Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary today, PM Modi to visit Sabarmati Ashram, declare India ODF

On Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary today, PM Modi to visit Sabarmati Ashram, declare India ODF

Ahmedabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit the Sabarmati Ashram here on Wednesday, on the occasion of the 150th birth anniversary...Read More

Many states became open defecation free, achieved 100 pc toilet coverage since SBM launch: Survey

Many states became open defecation free, achieved 100 pc toilet coverage since SBM launch: Survey

Swachh Bharat Mission has significantly improved health outcomes

Mumbai: Soon, e-toilets at BKC

Mumbai: Soon, e-toilets at BKC

Mumbai: The entire state of Maharashtra (rural and urban areas) was declared open defecation-free (ODF) in 2017 by the Quality Council of...Read More

Bhopal: BMC fails to keep modular toilets intact, removes many quietly

Bhopal: BMC fails to keep modular toilets intact, removes many quietly

Bhopal: The Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC), has failed to keep the modular toilets intact. These toilets are set up in such areas whe...Read More

568 kilo ladoo unveiled on PM Narendra Modi’s birthday               

568 kilo ladoo unveiled on PM Narendra Modi’s birthday              

New Delhi: Union Minister Prakash Javadekar and his cabinet colleague Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi unveiled a 568-kg ladoo on the occasion of Prim...Read More

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Bhopal: Make your districts open defecation free by September, says chief secretary to collectors

Bhopal: Chief Secretary Basant Pratap Singh expressed his annoyance on Thursday to the 14 collectors which have been found to be lagging ...Read More

Girls in government-run hostel in Madhya Pradesh forced to defecate in open

Girls in government-run hostel in Madhya Pradesh forced to defecate in open

Damoh (MP): Over 100 girl students of a government hostel in Madhya Pradesh are forced to defecate and bathe in the open because of water...Read More

Madhya Pradesh: PM Narendra Modi launches Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan on Panchayati Raj Day

Madhya Pradesh: PM Narendra Modi launches Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan on Panchayati Raj Day

Mandla: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launched a scheme that seeks to strengthen the country’s Panchayati Raj system and address cri...Read More

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis should set up an award for pics of people defecating: NCP

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis should set up an award for pics of people defecating: NCP

Mumbai: The Nationalist Congress Party has slammed CM Devendra Fadnavis for making a false claim that Maharashtra is Open Defecation Free...Read More

Maharashtra tops ODF list, says the Union ministry’s sanitation report

Maharashtra tops ODF list, says the Union ministry’s sanitation report

Mumbai: Union ministry for drinking water and sanitisation in its report published on Monday informed more than 34,000 villages became op...Read More

Mumbai: Funds used on Swachh Bharat promotion could have been used for building toilets, says Shiv Sena

Mumbai: Funds used on Swachh Bharat promotion could have been used for building toilets, says Shiv Sena

Mumbai: The Shiv Sena today slammed the BJP government, saying that instead of spending crores of rupees on the promotion of Prime Minist...Read More

Bihar teachers told to click pictures of open defecation

Bihar teachers told to click pictures of open defecation

Patna: The Bihar government has charted out a peculiar duty for the school teachers of the state – to keep an eye on open defecation and ...Read More

Open Defecation Free Bhopal remains a distant dream

Open Defecation Free Bhopal remains a distant dream

Bhopal: The state government may have claimed that 378 urban local bodies in the state, including 16 municipal corporations, 98 municipal...Read More

For Swachh Bharat, Madhya Pradesh family fined Rs 75,000 for defecating in open

For Swachh Bharat, Madhya Pradesh family fined Rs 75,000 for defecating in open

Anita Narre, a bride in Betul district in Madhya Pradesh walked out of her husband’s home in 2011 as it lacked a toilet. Thus inspiring t...Read More

Maharashtra government will ‘shame’ people who defecate in open: Devendra Fadnavis

Maharashtra government will ‘shame’ people who defecate in open: Devendra Fadnavis

Mumbai, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today said that the government has instilled a mechanism called ‘ODF Watch’, where p...Read More

Mumbai: BMC’s ‘Good Morning’ squad has so far fined over 570 people

Mumbai: BMC’s ‘Good Morning’ squad has so far fined over 570 people

After open defecation becoming a menace in Mumbai, the BMC started ‘good morning’ squads, which helped the civic body stop people from de...Read More

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Bhopal: Reality check! Toilet in every home still a far cry

Bhopal: It was a reality check for the Bhopal Municipal Corporation, which patted its back when the open defecation free (ODF) tag was aw...Read More

Toilet: Ek Grim Katha! 10 stinking facts about loos in India

Toilet: Ek Grim Katha! 10 stinking facts about loos in India

With the rising population in India, sanitation is a problem in India. Even in 2017 we see open defecation, after Narendra Modi’s pet pro...Read More

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UP to build 44,000 toilets a day in a bid to meet target

Chief Secretary Rajiv Kumar has asked DMs to spend at least 30 minutes each day to monitor the pace of toilet construction.

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