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Oct 03, 2019
'India is open defecation free': Experts question govt claim, say scheme is ‘archaic’, people might slip back to their old habitExperts questioned the government's claim of the country becoming open defecation free
Jul 13, 2019
Govt launches 'open defecation free' plus vision document focusing on solid waste management in villagesThe government Saturday launched an Open Defecation Free (ODF) Plus vision document envisaging solid waste management in villages.
Jun 06, 2019
Groundwater contamination was found to be 12 times higher in Indian villages practicing open defecationAfter the open-defecation free campaign, the government will focus on solid and liquid waste management in villages.
Apr 11, 2019
In Uttar Pradesh's Jhansi, toilets built under Swachh Bharat Mission exist only on paper, open defecation continuesIn the village of Deora in Jhansi district in Bundelkhand, Suman Devi’s family got money to build a toilet. But the money could not even cover the cost of a toilet pan
Jan 09, 2019
Swachh Bharat Mission in Bihar stumbling due to govt corruption and slow construction of toilets, say villagersVillagers in Bihar say the Swachh Bharat Mission has failed to live up to the hype
Nov 19, 2018
On World Toilet Day, celebrating stories of rural women who campaigned for open defecation free villagesFor the Gram Pradhan of Jatoi Praveshi Devi, a pregnant woman going into labour while she was out in the fields marked the last straw of open defecation in her village
Jul 05, 2018
Rs 500, 10 sacks of sand, and two sacks of cement: What villagers near Varanasi are being given to build toiletsWe can only get the toilet constructed when the entire amount is paid to us. But the kotedaar (who distributes ration) and the pradhan said that if we don’t construct the toilets now, he will stop giving us our rations. But again, we can only construct the toilet once we get all the material. Otherwise, how is it possible? Even the rations are distributed in a haphazard, confused manner. Half of us don’t get it only!”
May 18, 2018
Swachh Bharat Abhiyan ground realities expose poor sanitation coverage, hyped 'open-defecation free' claims by districtsFour years into Swachh Bharat, districts have been vying to declare themselves open-defecation free, but only on basis of number of toilets built, not usage
Apr 17, 2018
Bihar woman sells cow to construct toilet at home in Gaya's Tewarichaak villageA poverty-stricken woman in Bihar's Gaya district sold her cow to construct a toilet at her house. Tetri Devi, in her late 60s, sold the cow which was the only source of livelihood for her family.
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).