Toilets

  • FTP: Does India need universal toilets more than it needs temples? October 7, 2013

    Build toilets first and temples later, said Hindutva icon and BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi last week. Speaking at a function organised in New Delhi for the youth, Modi said he dared to say so even though his image as a Hindutva leader did not allow him. A similar...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai October 3, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Telangana approved by Cabinet, Hyderabad to be joint capital for 10 years October 3, 2013

    The Union Cabinet cleared the Telangana note sent by the Ministry of Home Affairs on Thursday. With this a 50-year-old fight for Telangana reaches its logical end. Both Telangana and Seemandhra will share Hyderabad as a joint capital for the next 10 years. ...
  • Has Modi experienced spirituality involved in cleaning a toilet, asks Digvijaya October 3, 2013

    Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh took a dig at Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi over his toilet remark. Digvijaya said, "I would like to know what VHP, RSS thinks of it. Modi talks of a spiritual experience. I would like to ask him if he has experienced the spirituality involved...
  • State of The Nation: Why is India still the world capital for open defecation? August 15, 2013

    This Thursday is the 15th of August and in this 67th Independence Day week, CNN-IBN is bringing you State Of the Nation focusing on whether there is anything to celebrate about Independence Day this year. ...
  • FTN: Are universal toilets more important than temples? October 9, 2012

    Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh has said that toilets are more pure and holy than temples. ...
  • Jairam alone can explain his temple vs toilet remark: Congress October 22, 2012

    Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh on Saturday stirred a controversy for reportedly comparing toilets to temples. Saying that toilets were far more important than temples, he proceeded to comment upon the poor hygiene levels in the latter. While the BJP has slammed Ramesh, the Congress too has distanced itself from the comments. ...
  • Toilet paper advertisements a rage in US August 23, 2012

    A new initiative in the field of advertising. And no it's not bill boards but on toilet paper in public restrooms. ...
  • Have we lost perspective in the austerity debate? June 6, 2012

    Montek Singh's toilet renovation at Yojana Bhavan raised a stink and his detractors said it was Rs 35 lakh down the drain. ...
  • Women want mobile phones not toilets: Ramesh February 18, 2012

    Jairam Ramesh on Friday expressed concern that the government's Total Sanitation Campaign (TSC) is being seen as a 'token sanitation campaign' and rued that women were demanding mobile phones but not toilets. ...
  • Portable toilets, a successful business model December 5, 2011

    Rajeev Kher, along with his brother Ranjit and friend Ulka, runs a business aimed at providing portable toilets to India's poorest. ...
  • The best and the most innovative toilets in the world November 2, 2007

    Sanitation experts from over 40 countries are in the Capital to attend the 7th world toilet summit aimed at finding low-cost methods to give billions of people access to sanitation. ...