TOILETS

  • No toilets, missing teachers, lack of safety: Are Indian schools good enough? November 14, 2014

    It is Children's Day. As the nation celebrates the day, there is a need to analyse the real state of affairs that the children in the country face. CNN-IBN asks whether Indian schools are good enough. ...
  • Pune: Family running a firm to provide portable toilets to slum dwellers October 2, 2014

    A family in Pune is running a firm which provides cheap and portable toilets to slum dwellers and construction workers. Rajeev Kher, along with his brother Ranjit and friend Ulka, runs Saraplast Sanitation Systems, a business aimed at providing portable toilets. The toilet has a 250-litre tank, that is emptied...
  • Separate toilet for girls, demand students of Madhya Pradesh government higher secondary school October 1, 2014

    In Intkhedi, just 20 kilometres from Bhopal, the girls in a government higher secondary school are grappling with a common problem of no separate toilets for them. They are expecting that the government's Clean India campaign will provide a separate toilet for them. ...
  • #ToiletsForAll: Videos and pics sent by CJs September 8, 2014

    Videos and pics sent by citizen journalists. ...
  • #ToiletsForAll: The Citizen Journalist show September 8, 2014

    This week we focus on the status of sanitation and toilets in India. ...
  • No clearance to schools without proper toilets: Kerala CM September 3, 2014

    Kerala CM Oommen Chandy on Wednesday informed the media that the state government has given a deadline of 100 days starting from Wednesday to all the schools to construct proper toilets. He said that no clearance will be allotted to school that fail to achieve the mark. ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha's take on 'Clean Up India' August 24, 2014

    On this episode of 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha takes on the ongoing campaign 'Clean Up India.' He states that the status of toilets could equate to that of a club in the future. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey August 19, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Toilet construction not enough, need a cultural revolution: Jairam Ramesh August 19, 2014

    Former Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh has come out in support of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Clean India' initiative and backed his boost for a toilet revolution in the country. ...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle August 18, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...
  • Women should make sure that there is a toilet before marriage: Nirmala Samant August 18, 2014

    National Commission for Women member Nirmala Samant on Monday praised women who stood for themselves and left their inlaw's house due to lack of toilets. She said, "Before marrying every women should make sure that there is toilet in their inlaw's house." ...
  • UP: Lack of toilets, 6 women leave home August 18, 2014

    Six newlywed women on Sunday returned to their parents as the house of their inlaws' in Kushinagar district of Uttar Pradesh did not have toilet. The women left their inlaws' houses in Khesiya village in the past two months, claimed a local social worker Asha Parveen. ...
  • PM Modi should now act on what he said: Mamta Sharma August 18, 2014

    National Commission for Women chairperson Mamata Sharma on Monday praised the women who stood for themselves and left their inlaw's house due to lack of toilets. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Independence day brought up the issue of lack of proper toilets facilities. Mamta said, "I respect Modi's speech but...
  • Clean Up India: 25 crore of Indian homes have no toilet August 8, 2014

    There are 25 crore homes in India that have no toilets. CNN-IBN takes up Clean Up India campaign requesting people all over to keep there cities clean and not dump filth on the roads. ...
  • 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 50yearold 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 14, 2013

    This Thursday is the 15th of August and in this 67th Independence Day week, CNNIBN 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 7, 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 lowcost methods to give billions of people access to sanitation. ...