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May 30, 2016
Parrikar questions the lack of probes in garbage and toilet scamsDefence Minister Manohar Parrikar said that garbage management is one of the major scams in India but is still not being probed by the govt auditors.
Mar 18, 2016
No takers for a Trump dump? Chinese toilet company worries about trademark lawsuit over using Donald's surnameA Chinese toilet firm which incidentally bears the last name of Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump is worried that the firebrand White House hopeful may sue it in future for selling toilets in his name.
Mar 03, 2016
Slokas, wit, sarcasm and facts: Modi unleashes repertoire as Congress and Rahul grapple for answersModi had come prepared. Though he was not there in the Lok Sabha Wednesday when Rahul Gandhi delivered his speech, it seemed clear that he had gone through that and had also taken exception to some of the remarks made by the Congress vice-president.
Jan 27, 2016
What a stink! 70% of urban India’s sewage is untreatedThere are four years left for the government target of ensuring all Indians use toilets, but in urban India alone, no more than 30% of sewage generated by 377 million people flows through treatment plants.
Nov 23, 2015
Not enough takers for the toilet? Over half of toilets built under Swachh Bharat unusedMore than a year after the Swachh Bharat campaign was launched across the country, statistics appear to be making it increasingly clear that the focus of the campaign needs to be more than merely constructing toilets.
Oct 06, 2015
Building toilets across nation is fine, but who'll check on how good they are?Given the toilet construction spree the relevant question is: what about toilet training to ensure they’re used properly?
Oct 02, 2015
Swacch Bharat Abhiyan after a year: Four ways the govt can make it really workThe Swacch Bharat initiative needs to evolve substantially as it cannot just continue as it is.
Jun 11, 2015
PM Modi reviews progress of Swachh Bharat; says building toilets along Ganga a priorityPrime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday directed central government departments concerned with the 'Clean India' mission to coordinate with states
Apr 23, 2015
West Bengal made highest progress in building toilets, says Mamata BanerjeeWith Nadia district becoming free from open defecation, West Bengal has registered the highest progress in the country by constructing 8.47 lakh new household toilets in 2014-15, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said.
Apr 22, 2015
Maharashtra govt to appoint cleanliness ambassadors in every villageMaharashtra government has decided to appoint 'swacchata doots' ot cleanliness ambassadors in every village to help achieve the target of building 56 lakh toilets across the state over the next five years.