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Gonda, one of the dirtiest cities, has a unique plan to end open defecation – READ

Gonda, one of the dirtiest cities, has a unique plan to end open defecation – READ

The Gonda district, which was voted as one of the dirtiest cities in the country in the recent Swachch Bharat survey, has decided to go green by planting trees having religious significance in a bid to end open defecation.

Salman Khan wants open defecation-free Mumbai

Salman Khan wants open defecation-free Mumbai

Last year, Salman was named ambassador for the BMC's anti-open defecation campaign in tune with the Centre's ‘Swachh Bharat' Mission.

Toilet: Ek Prem Katha: Akshay Kumar shares new poster, highlights 'Swachh Bharat' moto!

Toilet: Ek Prem Katha: Akshay Kumar shares new poster, highlights 'Swachh Bharat' moto!

Akshay Kumar and Bhumi Pednekar starrer 'Toilet: Ek Prem Katha' will highlight the pressing issue of sanitation in India. The film happens to be a satire comedy which has a solid message related to the 'Swachh Bharat' campaign.

NGT tightens the screw; bans open defecation, dumping of waste on Yamuna floodplains

NGT tightens the screw; bans open defecation, dumping of waste on Yamuna floodplains

An environment compensation of Rs 5,000 has been announced for those who violated the dikhat.

 UP to be open defecation free by October next year: CM Yogi Adityanath

UP to be open defecation free by October next year: CM Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday set an ambitious target of making the state, including its 59,000 gram panchayats, open defecation free (ODF) by October 2018.

Shivraj Singh Chouhan appreciates Akshay Kumar for support to Open Defecation Free programme

Shivraj Singh Chouhan appreciates Akshay Kumar for support to Open Defecation Free programme

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has praised actor Akshay Kumar's support to the Open Defecation Free (ODF) programme of the central and state governments.

Modi govt to build toilets in one lakh madrassas under 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan': Naqvi

Modi govt to build toilets in one lakh madrassas under 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan': Naqvi

In a significant step, the Modi government will build toilets in one lakh madrassas in the country by end of next financial year under 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan', Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi confirmed on Saturday.

Now, take selfie with people defecating in open and win Rs 500!

Now, take selfie with people defecating in open and win Rs 500!

It's a unique campaign launched by a panchayat in Maharashtra to India an open defecation-free nation.

8,582 villages in Chhattisgarh become open defecation free

8,582 villages in Chhattisgarh become open defecation free

As many as 8,582 villages have so far been declared 'open defecation free' in Chhattisgarh, which is targeting to becoming an ODF state by October 2018.

India has greatest number of urban-dwellers in world without safe, private toilets

India has greatest number of urban-dwellers in world without safe, private toilets

India ranks top for having the greatest number of urbanites living without a safe, private toilet.

Urban Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh now free from open defecation

A total of 180 cities and towns in Gujarat, including Mahatma Gandhi's home district Porbandar, and 110 cities and towns in Andhra Pradesh were on Gandhi Jayanti on Sunday declared free from open defecation.

Not willing to defecate in open, newly-wed Bihar woman divorces husband over 'no toilet' at home

Not willing to defecate in open, newly-wed Bihar woman divorces husband over 'no toilet' at home

Archana Gautam told the village panchayat that her husband Bablu Kumar has been ignoring her repeated appeals that they must have a pucca toilet at home.

While in Mathura, don't defecate in open – else you'll find photo posted online

To deter the practice of open defecation, authorities here have resorted to naming and shaming offenders by posting their pictures on social media.

Need change in mindset for open defecation-free India by 2019: Ram Kripal Yadav

A total of 1.39 crore toilets constructed by government remain unused and people need to change their mindsets to use them for an open defecation-free India by 2019, Union Minister Ram Kripal Yadav said here today.

Now, poop emojis to draw your attention towards open-toilet crisis

Now, poop emojis to draw your attention towards open-toilet crisis

The app lets a user create their own poop emojis and then share them.

World Toilet Day 2015: Addressing the colossal global sanitation challenge!

World Toilet Day 2015: Addressing the colossal global sanitation challenge!

 UN officially recognized November 19 as World Toilet Day to motivate and mobilize millions around the world on issues of sanitation. 

No jobs for those defecating in open in Haryana district

According to jobs advertised by District Rural Development Agency (DRDA), Kurukshetra, preference will be given to those who have a toilet at their home.

Clean India drive: 19 Maharashtra cities become free of open defecation

Nineteen cities in Maharashtra have achieved the status of being free of open defecation.