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Apr 19, 2018
Maharashtra govt's claim of rural areas being open defecation-free is baseless, says NCPThe NCP on Thursday dismissed as "baseless" the Maharashtra government's claim that the rural areas of the state have become open defecation-free.
Apr 18, 2018
Devendra Fadnavis declares rural Maharashtra open defecation-free, says state built highest number of toiletsMaharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis on Wednesday declared rural areas of the state open defecation-free and claimed the state has constructed the highest number of toilets in the country.
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.
Mar 28, 2018
93% rural households with access to toilets use them, reveals national sanitation surveyOver 93 percent rural households which have access to toilets are using them and about 77 percent of houses in such areas have got toilets, the government-sponsored National Annual Rural Sanitation Survey (NARSS) revealed.
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 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,