Could bio-toilets solve India's sanitation problems and save the Yamuna river?
The Indian Railways is now adopting bio-toilets in recognition of their affordability, ease of maintenance and water savings
Improved water supply needed to reduce child mortality linked to sanitation: WHO
The study observes a general gradual decline in malnutrition with increasing access to water soruces
A victim of urbanisation
Ways of lfie in rural and urban India
Basic services can work against poverty but are usually elusive, shows the latest World Development Report
How clean is my country?
A collation of statistics on population density, water, sanitation and hygiene for 100 countries throws up disturbing trends
"Ecosan is not a second-rate approach"
The Millennium Development Goals (MDG) related to sanitation rely on flushing systems. Uno Winblad, senior adviser, Stockholm Environment …
A long road ahead
Despite its vast numbers of scientists and research institutes, Indian science has always fared poorly on the global front. Several reasons have …
The torrid charm of being a UP politician
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mayawati has resigned. She's ended, as a newspaper put it, her "third honeymoon" with the Bharatiya Janata Party, a …
Nadia in West Bengal goes Churu way, achieves open defecation-free tag
Nadia’s campaign, termed “Sabar Souchagar” (toilets for all) was an entirely community-driven idea
India performs poorly in sanitation and water accessibility
A global index finds no significant correlation between GDP and performance as China and India, the two fastest growing Asian economies, are …
One in three married couples in India have no room to themselves
NSSO report shows half of India has no access to sanitation, drainage or waste disposal
Can treated faecal sludge reuse help improve sanitation in UP
Resource recovery and reuse helps in viewing waste as a valuable resource and can help us move towards a more circular economy
Economic Survey 2018-19: Swachh Bharat needs to move to next level
Document declares that since toilets have been built, the focus will now shift to solid waste management
Global goal, local fight
The success of Swachh Bharat Mission will decide if the world will achieve its goal of being open defecation-free
Rush for toilet construction continues
There has been a massive spike in constructing toilets in record time in Gonda district, but it remains to be seen whether it would lead to real …
"Cape Town's consciousness about water consumption has helped reduce demand"
Xanthea Limberg, mayoral committee member for informal settlements, water and waste services & energy speaks on water restriction rules …
Over 1 million urban Indians are waiting for toilets
All states and UTs have applicants who are awaiting approval for over six months under the Swachh Bharat Mission-Urban
Swachh Survekshan 2017: Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh among cleanest states; UP at bottom
Indore, Bhopal, Surat and Vadodara are among the top 10 cleanest cities in India
A clean bonanza
A water-starved village in southern Odisha revives its waterbodies to achieve total sanitation, puts an end to migration
Twice bitten, not yet shy
The gross mismanagement of our city’s environment is making us sick
PM Modi’s Independence Day speech focuses on food security, clean energy
Social justice, clean energy, agricultural reforms and rural electrification find mention in PM Modi's speech
Are we really getting a clean Ganga by 2019?
We have already lost 30 years after the launch of the first Ganga cleaning programme. It is time to take strong and quick actions on the ground.
Money from garbage