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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.
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.
Sep 25, 2017
Ranchi authorities publicly shame open defecators: State-sponsored vigilantism can be a dangerous ideaRanchi Municipal Corporation (RMC) has come up with a rather unique idea to punish people from defecating in the open.
Sep 15, 2017
Rajnath Singh says India will be open defecation free by October 2019 under 'Swachhta Hi Sewa campaign''Swachhta Hi Sewa' campaign will help improve nutrition and productivity of our children,
Aug 05, 2017
Bihar villagers destroy toilets after govt 'forgets' to transfer promised sum under ODF schemeTired of waiting for the amount promised under government sponsored open defecation scheme (ODF), many villagers of Rekhasundar in Bihar’s west Champaran district destroyed their toilets on Saturday morning.
Jul 04, 2017
Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: 1,100 towns, cities to be declared open defecation free by 2 OctoberAround 1,100 towns and cities in Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Kerala and Telangana are set to be declared Open Defecation Free (ODF) by 2 October, the day the Centre launched the ambitious 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' in 2014.
Jun 23, 2017
Swachh Bharat Mission: Rural Uttarakhand, Haryana declared open defecation-freeRural Uttarakhand and rural Haryana declared themselves as the fourth and fifth open defecation free states under the Swachh Bharat Mission Gramin
Jun 01, 2017
Uma Bharti announces committee to probe effect of de-silting and mining in river Ganga's flowUnion minister Uma Bharti on Thursday announced setting up of a committee in her ministry to look into the issues of de-silting and mining in the Ganga's stretch in Bihar.
May 28, 2017
Uttarakhand to be open defecation free by 31 May, says Chief Minister Trivendra Singh RawatArray