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Jan 21, 2018
Swachh Bharat Mission: Maharashtra leads the way in toilet construction, builds 42.72 lakh household toiletsMaharashtra has constructed the maximum number of individual household toilets under the Centre's flagship Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban) scheme
Jan 05, 2018
Chandrababu Naidu says he will sit on fast to persuade people in Andhra Pradesh to construct toiletsAndhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has set a 31 March deadline for construction of toilets in every home in the state.
Jan 02, 2018
Maharashtra govt fixes Rs 500 fine for open defecation; spot fines also on littering and spittingOpen defecation in Maharashtra will now invite a spot fine of Rs 500, according to rules framed by the state government.
Dec 16, 2017
Centre tells Arvind Kejriwal to step up work under 'Clean India'; claims Delhi govt built only 328 public toiletsUnion Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri recently criticised Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for under-utilising funds released under Swachh Bharat Mission to build toilets
Nov 28, 2017
War against Rotavirus to get a boost: Government introduces Rotavac vaccine in four more statesWith this, Rotavac vaccine will be available to more than half population of the country. Till now, it was introduced in only four states.
Nov 22, 2017
Swachch Bharat trumps education: Click pictures of those who relieve themselves in the open, Bihar teachers toldDirections were given to school teachers in certain Bihar districts to dissuade people from defecating in the open and click pictures of those who refused.
Nov 11, 2017
UN expert says 'Swachh Bharat' mission lacks human rights approach, draws Centre's ireNarendra Modi's pet 'Swachh Bharat' mission came in for sharp criticism by a top UN expert on sanitation who said it lacked a holistic human rights approach
Oct 12, 2017
Narendra Modi says villages are poisoned with venom of casteism, calls for development of rural IndiaNarendra Modi on Wednesday deplored "destruction" of villages due to "venom of casteism" and said efforts should be made to help them rise above it
Oct 02, 2017
Jammu and Kashmir will soon be declared free from open defecation, says Jitendra SinghUnion minister Jitendra Singh has said Jammu and Kashmir would soon be declared open defecation free (ODF).
Oct 01, 2017
Maharashtra govt will 'shame' people for open defecation, says Devendra FadnavisMaharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday said that the government has installed a mechanism called 'ODF Watch', where people will be "shamed" if they defecate in the open.