Updated : 1 month, 1 week ago IST
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], Oct 2 (ANI): On the occasion of the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday declared India to be an 'open defecation free' (ODF) country.
New Delhi [India], Oct 2 (ANI): Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Harivansh Narayan Singh on Wednesday said that an open-defecation free India is a big achievement on the occasion of Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary.
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New Delhi [India], Sept 27 (ANI): Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat on Friday said that India under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has almost achieved the open defecation free (ODF) target.
Shivpuri (Madhya Pradesh) [India], Sept 25 (ANI): Two children were allegedly beaten to death for defecating in the open in Shivpuri on Wednesday morning.
Updated : 1 month, 3 weeks ago IST
Balrampur (Chhattisgarh) [India], Sept 20 (ANI): People at Basera Khurd village in Chhattisgarh's Balrampur are forced to defecate in the open as toilets approved under a government scheme have not yet been built in the region.
New Delhi [India], Sept 19 (ANI): As much as 43 per cent of Indians have gained access to basic sanitation, while the practice of open defecation decreased by 47 per cent in the country between 2000 and 2017, says a WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme (JMP) report.
Updated : 3 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], Aug 15 (ANI): On the occasion of 73rd Independence Day, Union Minister for Jal Shakti, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat on Thursday launched India's largest Swachh Survekshan Grameen (Rural Sanitation Survey), 2019 in New Delhi.
New Delhi (India), Aug 11 (ANI): Bhumi Pednekar who made heads turn with her admirable work in the 2017 film 'Toilet: Ek Prem Katha', is rejoicing over the film's two years of release.
Updated : 4 months ago IST
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) [India], July 17 (ANI): Locals in Sarotipura village near Bhopal claim that they still defecate in the open, despite the city having been declared Open Defecation Free (ODF) in 2017.
Updated : 4 months, 1 week ago IST
Seoni (Madhya Pradesh) [India], July 7 (ANI): Toilets built under the Swachh Bharat Mission in a village in Madhya Pradesh's Seoni district are allegedly not fit for use.
New Delhi [India], July 05 (ANI): India will be made open-defecation free (ODF) on October 2, 2019, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Friday.
Updated : 6 months, 2 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], Apr 28 (ANI): Congress leader and former Union Minister Renuka Chowdhury on Sunday tore into BJP MP Rajveer Singh over his controversial remark about Indira Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi.