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Parrikar questions the lack of probes in garbage and toilet scams

May 30, 2016

Parrikar questions the lack of probes in garbage and toilet scams

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said that garbage management is one of the major scams in India but is still not being probed by the govt auditors. #Narendra Modi #Defence minister #Auditor General #Toilets #Mnohar Parrikar #Garbage management
No takers for a Trump dump? Chinese toilet company worries about trademark lawsuit over using Donald's surname

Mar 18, 2016

No takers for a Trump dump? Chinese toilet company worries about trademark lawsuit over using Donald's surname

A Chinese toilet firm which incidentally bears the last name of Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump is worried that the firebrand White House hopeful may sue it in future for selling toilets in his name. #China #Donald Trump #Beijing #WeirdNews #Toilets #Shareworthy #Trump #Republican front runner #Shenzhen Trump Industries
Slokas, wit, sarcasm and facts: Modi unleashes repertoire as Congress and Rahul grapple for answers

Mar 03, 2016

Slokas, wit, sarcasm and facts: Modi unleashes repertoire as Congress and Rahul grapple for answers

Modi had come prepared. Though he was not there in the Lok Sabha Wednesday when Rahul Gandhi delivered his speech, it seemed clear that he had gone through that and had also taken exception to some of the remarks made by the Congress vice-president. #Manmohan Singh #Narendra Modi #Rahul Gandhi #Lok Sabha #NREGA #Rajiv Gandhi #Indira Gandhi #parliament #MNREGA #Toilets #Speaker #USSR #Ordinance #Motion of Thanks #Make In India #Khruschev
What a stink! 70% of urban India's sewage is untreated

Jan 27, 2016

What a stink! 70% of urban India's sewage is untreated

There are four years left for the government target of ensuring all Indians use toilets, but in urban India alone, no more than 30% of sewage generated by 377 million people flows through treatment plants. #ConnectTheDots #WHO #Sanitation #Toilets #sewage #IndiaSpend #Treatment plants
Not enough takers for the toilet? Over half of toilets built under Swachh Bharat unused

Nov 23, 2015

Not enough takers for the toilet? Over half of toilets built under Swachh Bharat unused

More than a year after the Swachh Bharat campaign was launched across the country, statistics appear to be making it increasingly clear that the focus of the campaign needs to be more than merely constructing toilets. #NewsTracker #NSSO #Modi #Sanitation #Toilets #Clean India #Swachh Bharat #Niti Aayog
Building toilets across nation is fine, but who'll check on how good they are?

Oct 06, 2015

Building toilets across nation is fine, but who'll check on how good they are?

Given the toilet construction spree the relevant question is: what about toilet training to ensure they’re used properly? #InMyOpinion #Venkiah Naidu #Toilets #cleanliness #Swacch Bharat #excreta #excrement
Swacch Bharat Abhiyan after a year:  Four ways the govt can make it really work

Oct 02, 2015

Swacch Bharat Abhiyan after a year: Four ways the govt can make it really work

The Swacch Bharat initiative needs to evolve substantially as it cannot just continue as it is. #India #InMyOpinion #Industry #Sanitation #Toilets #Garbage #landfills #Swacch Bharat
PM Modi reviews progress of Swachh Bharat; says building toilets along Ganga a priority

Jun 11, 2015

PM Modi reviews progress of Swachh Bharat; says building toilets along Ganga a priority

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday directed central government departments concerned with the 'Clean India' mission to coordinate with states #Toilets #River Ganga #Prime Minister Narendra Modi #Swacch Bharat Abhiyan #Clean India misison #spiritual leaders
West Bengal made highest progress in building toilets, says Mamata Banerjee

Apr 23, 2015

West Bengal made highest progress in building toilets, says Mamata Banerjee

With Nadia district becoming free from open defecation, West Bengal has registered the highest progress in the country by constructing 8.47 lakh new household toilets in 2014-15, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said. #Mamata Banerjee #West Bengal #TheySaidIt #Hooghly #Toilets #Burdwan #Sobar Souchagar
Maharashtra govt to appoint cleanliness ambassadors in every village

Apr 22, 2015

Maharashtra govt to appoint cleanliness ambassadors in every village

Maharashtra government has decided to appoint 'swacchata doots' ot cleanliness ambassadors in every village to help achieve the target of building 56 lakh toilets across the state over the next five years. #India #Maharashtra #Toilets #Villages #cleanliness #cleanliness ambassadors #swacchata doots