Smriti Irani asks states for action plan on 'toilets for girls' goal

HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Tuesday asked states to prepare an action plan for construction of toilets for girls in all government schools by July next year in keeping with the goal set up Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Chhattisgarh govt plans to build nearly 1 lakh toilets in 3 months

Responding to Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s call, the Chhattisgarh government will be constructing nearly one lakh "pucca" toilets in next three months, with the state government already having drafted a plan for the purpose.

Toilet construction: Nitin Gadkari asks MPs to allocate MPLADS funds

Rural Development Minister Nitin Gadkari has written to parliamentarians requesting them to allocate funds from their MPLADS for construction of toilets in village homes, schools and anganwadis.

Six married women return to parents due to lack of toilet at in-laws` place

Six newly-wed women have returned to their parents as the house of their in-laws` in Kushinagar district of Uttar Pradesh did not have toilet.

Construct separate toilets for girls in schools: PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that all schools should construct separate toilets for girl students within a year.

Election aspirants in Gujarat must have toilet facility at home: CM

Gujarat Chief Minister Anandi Patel on Monday proposed that having a toilet facility at home should be made a prerequisite for aspirants who want to contest any election in the state in future.

In Lucknow, one toilet for every 58,844 people!

Lucknow, with a population of nearly three million and the capital of India`s most populous state of Uttar Pradesh, doesn`t have any public toilets for women and has a toilet for every 58,844 people, a Right to Information (RTI) application has revealed.

`Toilet trouble` for MNS chief Raj Thackeray

While all politicians like to be seen everywhere ahead of elections, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray is unhappy with a poster of his put atop an air-conditioned toilet in Kandivli (East).

Bihar woman leaves husband`s house for lack of toilet

A woman in Bihar has left her husband`s house after her in-laws failed to construct a toilet. She has returned to her parents` house and made it clear that she will not return until the toilet is built.

Centre asks states to construct toilets for women cops

While the Badaun gang-rape incident has brought into focus the issue of providing toilets, the Home Ministry has asked state governments and UTs to give priority to setting up clean and secure lavatories for women police personnel at work place.

Sulabh helps woman seeking divorce for toilet

Moved by the plight of a woman who has been waging a war within her family and threatening to divorce her husband for a toilet, Sulabh International has decided to build a modern toilet for the family at their residence in Sadeshopur in Patna district and give her cash award.

Woman wants divorce for not constructing toilet

A woman in a Bihar village has demanded a divorce from her husband for not constructing a toilet in their house.

Toilet flushes may help power homes

SeoulTired of erratic power-cuts at home? Flushing your toilet may help!

Now, generate electricity by just flushing your toilet

We may soon be able to generate renewable energy from just flushing the toilet.

Sulabh to felicitate woman who fought for toilet at home in MP

Sulabh International, known for its work in the field of sanitation, today announced an award of Rs two lakh for a Dalit woman from Madhya Pradesh`s Dewas district who walked out of her matrimonial home because it did not have a toilet.

Woman agrees to return home after husband promises toilet

A 27-year-old dalit woman has agreed to return to her husband`s home at a village in Dewas district, after he promised before a court to get a proper toilet constructed at his place.

Jay Z guards toilet door for Beyonce

Rapper Jay Z was guarding a toilet at a vegan restaurant here while his wife, pop star Beyonce, used the facility in peace

Bihar govt pioneered `toilets first` slogan: Nitish Kumar

In an apparent reference to Narendra Modi`s `toilets first, temples later` remark, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said the Bihar government had pioneered the slogan in 2007.

Toilets first: Ramesh urges states to adopt `Bihar Model`

In the context of his ongoing debate on toilets with Narendra Modi, Union Minister Jairam Ramesh today praised the JD(U) government in Bihar for its efforts to eradicate the practice of open defecation and asked states, including Gujarat, to follow the `Bihar Model` in that regard.

Toilet remark: Why Jairam slammed, Modi defended?

“The toilets are more important than temples in our country,” no these are not Narendra Modi’s but Union Minister Jairam Ramesh’s words last year for which he faced flak from Hindu outfits.