Tuesday, Dec 06, 2022



From swachh to swasth

March 28, 2016 12:00 am

India does need these toilets badly. Over half a billion people practice open defecation, the highest number in the world.

For cleanliness, let teachers, students share toilets: Govt

December 12, 2015 9:53 am

“Now since teachers and students will use the same toilets, the teachers will ensure that the toilets remain clean,” Aggarwal said.

Toilets must for contesting urban civic polls in Maharashtra: Devendra Fadnavis

December 01, 2015 7:37 pm

"The state government has made it compulsory to have toilets at candidates' home to contest elections of local bodies," Fadnavis said after the Cabinet meeting.

India has 60.4 per cent people without access to toilet: Study

November 19, 2015 5:33 pm

However, since 1990, access has improved by 22.8 percentage points, putting India at seventh out of eight countries for improvement in South Asia.

Open defecation a major concern, civic chief urges officials to construct more public toilets

July 08, 2015 4:15 am

The survey of toilets is a part of the 15-day slum cleanliness drive undertaken by the civic body across Mumbai.

'Swachh Rail-Swachh Bharat': Indian Railways aims to equip coaches with bio-toilets by 2021

March 29, 2015 10:10 am

Railways has set the target to fit 17,000 bio-toilets in long-distance trains as part of its 'Swachh Rail - Swachh Bharat' programme.

Jairam Ramesh says toilets more important in India than temples

October 06, 2012 1:39 am

Toilets are more important in India than temples,Union Minister for Rural Development Jairam Ramesh said here on Friday,as he inaugurated a yatra that will travel through states raising awareness about sanitation.

No toilets at homes,179 panchayat members may be stripped of posts

September 11, 2012 3:34 am

Of 1,401 gram panchayats in dist,only 470 have achieved the Nirmal Gram status,or 100 per cent sanitation facilities.

67% in rural India defecate in open

August 14, 2012 2:21 pm

There is a "lot of fudging of data,many states are taking money" but not building toilets.

Cleaning Agent

February 26, 2012 1:52 am

Toilet humour has acquired a degree of respect in Ratanpur,a tiny village of five tribal-dominated clusters in Madhya Pradesh’s Betul district.