In a letter to PM Modi, Viswam said the deaths of the two children days before October 2 should be investigated.
30 Sep 2019 12:20 PM
Nancy decided to leave her in-laws' residence and come back to her parents' house after she was forced to defecate in open.
13 Sep 2018 4:43 PM
Offence of open defecation would invite fine of Rs 500 while fines for throwing garbage would be Rs 180 and for spitting in public, Rs 150.
09 Sep 2018 11:34 AM
The decision comes in the wake of the Supreme Court granting a stay on new constructions due to the lack of solid waste disposal.
08 Sep 2018 1:02 AM
Jigajinagi said as many as 417 districts and 3,99,850 villages in the country have been declared as Open Defecation Free.
23 Jul 2018 5:27 PM
Toilets built in houses under the Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) have either been “totally shut for summer”, or used as store roomsl.
21 May 2018 3:45 AM
87-year-old Rakki from Jammu and Kashmir's village said she had no idea about ill-effects of defecating in the open.
04 May 2018 6:50 PM
Check on open defecation will help to achieve Swachch Bharat Abhiyan launched by Modi and Nitish Kumar.
22 Nov 2017 1:03 PM
Despite Swachh Bharat Mission, more than 732 million people still relieve themselves in the open or in unsafe, unhygienic toilets.
17 Nov 2017 9:45 PM
he SDMC has seized 571.20 kilograms of plastic material which were banned, as per the NGT’s direction.
22 Aug 2017 1:47 AM
SDM Kartar Singh said that people in rural areas do not want to build toilets for no valid reason.
19 Aug 2017 2:32 AM
The actor got emotional thanking fans, film fraternity and others in a video post success of 'Toilet: Ek Prem Katha.'
16 Aug 2017 11:52 AM
Experts say toilets unhygienic, kids still relieve themselves in public.
10 Jul 2017 12:51 AM
In December 2016, Mumbai was announced ODF by the Centre.
01 Jul 2017 3:16 AM
Civic officials beat up 44-year-old for protesting photos they were clicking of the women defecating in the open.
17 Jun 2017 3:05 PM
Three people have been detained in the incident in which a man was beaten to death by municipal council employees.
17 Jun 2017 1:56 PM
The incident happened near Bagwasa Kachi Basti area at around 6:30 am where few women had gone to attend nature's call.
16 Jun 2017 9:48 PM
UP to plant trees having religious significance to curb menace.
05 Jun 2017 5:39 AM
These squads will comprise representatives of local bodies, self-help groups, NGOs, students, social workers in the area of sanitation.
20 May 2017 12:30 PM
The Swachh Bharat Mission was launched on October 2, 2014 by the Prime Minister with an aim to eradicate open defecation by 2019.
08 Mar 2017 4:10 PM