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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
Sep 19, 2017
Madhya Pradesh family fined Rs 75,000 for open defecation in Betul's Rambhakhedi villageA panchayat at a village in Madhya Pradesh's Betul district has imposed a fine of about Rs 75,000 on a family for open defecation.
Aug 23, 2017
How Twinkle Khanna's tweets against open defecation turned into Toilet: Ek Privilege Ki KathaLet's be honest, we've all had the same thought as Twinkle Khanna. But to assign the blame of open defecation on the people who are forced to relieve themselves in the open is to assume that they have a choice.