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Bulandshahr: Tiles with Mahatma Gandhi, Ashok Chakra symbols found in toilets

The tiles were brought to the administration’s notice by villagers on Monday. They were allegedly installed a week ago.

Govt to register adverse remarks in annual report against urban bodies that fail to get ‘ODF+’ and ‘three star’ for waste disposal

The urban area of Maharashtra was declared Open Defecation Free on October 1, 2017, three years after the implementation of the programme. Similarly, an initiative to tackle waste disposal was launched on May 1, 2017.


Swachh Bharat has initiated a behavioural change that seems irreversible

Latest data shows that the Swachh Bharat Mission has initiated a behavioural change in most parts of the country. It seems irreversible.

Death in Swachh Bharat scuffle: Rajasthan Police clear all civic officials

The incident at Mehtab Shah Kutchi Basti had caused nationwide outrage with activists severely criticising the Rajasthan government after it cited the preliminary post-mortem report to claim that Hussain died due to cardio-respiratory failure.

Goa govt to install 60,000 bio-toilets under ODF scheme: CM Manohar Parrikar

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar told the Legislative Assembly today that the Goa government will be installing 60,000 bio-toilets across the state under Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.

KCB gets ‘Open Defecation Free’ status; 2nd in Pune to win honour

A two-member team of the Ministry of Urban Development (MoUD) carried out day-long inspections in the cities or towns in the Khadki region last week.


Swachh Bharat Mission: How to apply for a household latrine

Swachh Bharat Mission: here is how to apply for a household latrine or how to help someone obtain one.

For Swachh Bharat, families in Madhya Pradesh fined per day, per member

On September 12, the Amla Janpad (Block) panchayat of Betul, struggling to meet the open defecation free target, slapped steep fines across seven of its villages. Only 13 out of 68 gram panchayats in Amla Janpad are ODF-free so far.

Down the Ganga: Where toilets came, but ever so briefly

Down the Ganga, an Express Series Part 6: America was so named after her father heard the United States was the most developed country in the world. “I am stuck with this name. My destiny, however, has not changed,” she says.

In Varanasi, officials tweak norms, families left with half-built toilets

Down the Ganga- An Express Series Part 4: As Swachh Bharat Abhiyan completes 3 years, villages along the Ganga in 5 states have been declared open defecation free. The Indian Express travels down the river for a reality check.

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Mumbai dabbawalas deliver on Swachh Bharat promise

Dabbawalas have joined a long list of celebrities and noted personalties who have been asked by the PM to join cleanliness drive.

Month after Modi's campaign, Varanasi's Assi ghat still awaits a facelift

A month after Prime Minister Narendra Modi kicked off the cleanliness drive at Assi Ghat in Varanasi, little progress has been made for its restoration.


Top Frames: Best Pics of the week gone by

Here's a look at the top pics from the week gone by.

Vivek Oberoi joins Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, cleans Juhu beach

Actor Vivek Oberoi took an active part in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’ on Monday (November 3) in Mumbai.

TOP FRAMES: Best photographs of this week from around the world

In the Top frames this week Prime Minister Narendra Modi cleans a road after he launched the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.

Narendra Modi launches 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' on Gandhi Jayanti

Millions of schoolchildren, officials and other people picked up brooms and dustpans on Gandhi Jayanti to join a countrywide campaign to clean parks, public buildings and streets.


Ravi Shankar Prasad, Smriti Irani participate in 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’

Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and Smriti Irani were seen participating in 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’.

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Haryana's development incomplete without 'clean water': Birender Singh

New Delhi, Mar 01 (ANI): Union Minister for Sanitation and Drinking Water Birender Singh said on Tuesday that Haryana would be fully developed only when there is enough clean water to drink for everyone. Birender said that under the 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan', the ruling dispensation will not leave any stone unturned to provide clean water facility in the villages. He added that soon the government will form a 'Panchvarshi' yogna, under which every village will get Rs 80 Lakh for the purpose of development.