05 Jun 2019
Procter & Gamble Co. has just created a new toilet paper roll for its brand Charmin in an attempt to attract millennial customers (as if they don't buy toilet paper already).
09 Jan 2019
Mumbai Police are having a hard time answering nature's call because of the pathetic and foul-smelling toilets in the police stations.
23 Dec 2018
On Saturday, the sweepers in Amritsar were shocked to see a new-born baby flushed down one of the toilets of Howrah Express, which they were cleaning.
20 Dec 2018
Over the decades, Indian Railways has come a long way in terms of connectivity, ticketing services, passenger amenities, convenience, and comfort.
20 Nov 2018
The Jammu and Kashmir government has directed authorities to meet the original target of constructing 60,000 individual household toilets (IHHTs) in urban areas under the Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) in the state.
25 Sep 2018
It is an ugly world we live in. It is filled with bigots, racists, and despicable people.
03 Sep 2018
India has made rapid progress in increasing access to sanitation in schools, the United Nations said, noting that the proportion of schools without any sanitation facility has decreased at a fast pace in the country.
24 Aug 2018
About 22,000 community toilets have been constructed in Delhi since the Aam Aadmi Party came to power in Delhi in 2015, the Delhi government said, as Urban Development Minister Satyendra Jain inaugurated three "Jan Suvidha Complexes" today.
25 Jul 2018
The Goa government will install 60,000 bio-toilets at a cost of Rs. 280cr to make the state open defecation free (ODF) under Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar told Legislative Assembly today.
04 Apr 2018
The CAG has come down heavily on the Delhi Government for not constructing a single toilet since the inception of Swachh Bharat Mission in October'14.
04 Apr 2018
The free urinals at the suburban railway stations in Mumbai will now have a drop-box at the exit where you can 'pay as you please' for the service.
28 Feb 2018
Just when girls and women are demanding for toilets to be built at home, men urinating in public is quite a common sight.
27 Feb 2018
Most 13-year-olds would demand chocolates, dresses or dolls, but the demand of this girl from Karnataka's Ballari district is certainly different.
13 Feb 2018
Despite the nationwide push on building toilets, government officials in Bihar refused to allocate funds to a widow who wanted to get a toilet constructed in her house.
11 Jan 2018
An IAS officer in Assam's Jorhat district has found a unique way to realize Swachh Bharat's mission of making India open defecation free by 2019.
07 Jan 2018
After much deliberation, Indian Railways decided to fit biotoilets in each of its 54,506 coaches. 97,761 have been installed already.
26 Dec 2017
On paper, East Delhi is "open defecation free". The municipal corporation has done much work towards the tag, including constructing several new toilets.
23 Dec 2017
Bhubaneswar in Odisha has become India's third city to have a transgender toilet, courtesy the municipal corporation and Bhubaneswar Development Authority.
21 Dec 2017
After a recent CAG report on bio-toilets was released, it might come as an epiphany to some. The problems enumerated remain the same.
10 Dec 2017
Indian Railways is all set to give its passengers an exquisite 'Anubhuti', through new luxury coaches of Shatabdi Express trains.
03 Dec 2017
Delhi's "poop-from-the-sky" problem is back again, and the NGT wants to know if it is human or bird excreta.
29 Nov 2017
China may be taking a cue from India's Swacch Bharat Mission and formulating one of a similar kind.
25 Nov 2017
The Indian Institute of Technology, Madras concluded a two-year long study of the new bio-toilets being used in Indian trains.
16 Nov 2017
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has decided to construct two-three storey public toilets to overcome space constraint in the metropolis.
16 Nov 2017
Lack of cleanliness on Indian trains, particularly in the toilets, has always been a huge issue. Passengers often complain about the extremely dirty and unhygienic toilets.
15 Nov 2017
India has set aside $40bn to ensure it's open-defecation free by 2019.
18 Sep 2017
An undergraduate college in Madhya Pradesh's Panna district has put at stake the health and safety of its 450 girl students by converting its only washroom into a storeroom.
22 Aug 2017
Open defecation has long been India's primary health and sanitation issue; most Indian states are struggling to become open defecation-free (ODF).
19 Aug 2017
In 2015, a woman moved a divorce petition at a family court in Rajasthan's Bhilawara district on the grounds that her husband's house didn't have a toilet.
10 Aug 2017
The intriguing Akshay Kumar-starrer 'Toilet: Ek Prem Katha' is about to be released tomorrow. You probably already know the plot: a wife leaves her husband as they don't have a toilet in their home, and then he fights against age-old Indian traditions.
24 Jul 2017
Stirring up controversy, Aurangabad District Magistrate Kanwal Tanuj stated that those who cannot build toilets should sell their wives.
13 Jul 2017
Delhi's three civic agencies will launch an app within two months that will help people locate MCD toilets and also enable users to give a feedback on toilet's condition.
19 Jun 2017
According to official records, about 200,000 villages have been declared open-defecation free. Surprisingly, not all houses in one-fourth of them (about 50,000 villages) have toilets, according to central government data.
13 Jun 2017
The Indian Railways has been focusing much on improving services. This time, its eyes are on the dismal state of toilets and facilities for the differently-abled.
13 Jun 2017
The trailer of Akshay Kumar-starrer 'Toilet: Ek Prem Katha' is out and it seems to have impressed Bollywood, the critics, and even Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
10 Jun 2017
A noble gesture of the Mubarakpur Kala villagers in Uttar Pradesh's Bijnor district left the administration authorities pleasantly surprised a few days ago.
12 May 2017
A mother-daughter duo from Chhattisgarh's Amarpur village filed a police complaint stating two toilets from their house have gone "missing".