Jal Satyagraha

  • Jharkhand Mukti Vahini to hold Jal Satyagraha against displacement September 30, 2013

    Activists of a NGO "Jharkhand Mukti Vahini" (JMV), an organization spearheading movement against displacement, has, staged daylong "Jal Satyagraha" in Dimna lake, on the outskirts of the steel city, in support of their demand for proper rehabilitation and compensation to the affected families, on Monday. Over 100 activists of JMV staged...
  • Khandwa: Unmoved by police crackdown, protesters continue to observe 'Jal Satyagraha' September 4, 2013

    Despite a police crackdown, a "jal satyagraha" by those affected by the Indira Sagar Project (ISP) entered the second day on Tuesday as 163 protesters were arrested from Mel Pipaliya village in Dewas district and another 200 were arrested from Bichhola village in Harda district. In a press release issued in...
  • MP govt spends crores on Foundation Day November 1, 2012

    Bhopal: The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Madhya Pradesh is having some pricey fun at the expense of poor, hapless farmers. The Shivraj Singh Chouhanled BJP government has allegedly splurged hundreds of crores on its 57th foundation day. This came even as it refused to waive off around Rs...
  • Kudankulam: Protestors stage day-long siege to sea October 8, 2012

    Kudankulam: Launching another phase of their agitation against Kudankulam atomic power project, anti-nuclear protestors on Monday began a day-long 'siege' of the plant by placing fibre boats and floating buoys in the sea. The protestors, including hundreds of local fishermen from Tirunelveli and Kanyakumari districts, remained 500 metre away from...
  • Kudankulam protestors resume 'Jal Satyagraha' September 14, 2012

    Kudankulam: It's day 7 of protests in Kudankulum. The villagers were back into the sea for the second consecutive day on Friday forming a human chain to protest against the nuke plant. About 40 to 50 people resumed the 'Jal Satyagraha' and more are expected to join later in the...
  • Day 7: No sign of relief for Kudankulam protestors September 14, 2012

    Kudankulam: It's day seven of the antinuclear plant protests in Kudankulam, and there is no sign of relief for protestors. The Supreme Court had on Thursday refused to stay the loading of fuel in the reactors. The villagers formed human chains to protest in the sea on Thursday demanding that...
  • Kudankulam: Villagers form human chain in sea September 13, 2012

    Hundreds of villagers formed a human chain along the coastline of Idinthikarai in south Tamil Nadu. ...
  • Govt says Kudankulam plant safe, protests continue September 13, 2012

    Kudankulam/New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to stay the loading of fuel into the Kudankulam nuclear plant even as the villagers formed human chains to protest in the sea demanding that the project be stopped. Even as the government told the Supreme Court during a hearing on a...
  • Kudankulam protesters form human chains in sea September 13, 2012

    The villagers protesting against the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant on Thursday entered sea water and started a 'Jal Satyagraha' demanding the loading of uranium fuel in the reactors be stopped. ...
  • Pics: Kudankulam protestors form human chains in sea September 13, 2012

    Kudankulam: Kudankulam witnessed a sea of protestors as the agitation against the nuclear power plant turned into a 'Jal Satyagraha' on Thursday. Hundreds of protestors entered the sea waters against the loading of fuel into the reactors of the plant. The protestors raised black flags and formed human chains in the...
  • Live: Govt tells SC Kudankulam plant is safe September 13, 2012

    Kudankulam: 2.48 pm: The Supreme Court to hear on September 20 the plea against commissioning of the Kudankulam nuclear power plant. The Center told the Supreme Court that loading of fuel is just a first step, production will begin two months after the fuel is loaded. 2.41 pm: No stay on...
  • Kudankulam stir to turn into a 'Jal Satyagraha' September 13, 2012

    Kudankulam: The antinuclear plant agitation in Kudankulam is expected to worsen on Thursday, with villagers and activists threatening to protest by entering the sea, turning the agitation into a 'Jal Satyagraha'. This comes on a day the plant will start loading uranium fuel in one of the two reactors. In...
  • Harda jal satyagraha: Police release 221 protestors September 12, 2012

    Bhopal: The Madhya Pradesh Police on Wednesday released 221 people, who were demanding land as compensation and reduction of height of Indira Sagar deam on Narmada River, on a personal surety of Rs 5000. 241 protestors were arrested by the Harda district police on Wednesday morning. Earlier, police cracked down on...
  • The police were rough with us: Indira Sagar protestors September 12, 2012

    The villagers in Harda, protesting against the Indira Sagar Dam in neckdeep water, were forcefully evicted by the police. ...
  • MP: Indira Sagar protestors forced out of water September 12, 2012

    New Delhi: The situation in Harda in Madhya Pradesh is getting tense by the hour. All the protestors were forcefully evicted on Wednesday morning from the site where over 50 villagers were holding a 'Jal Satyagraha' protest. While Khandwa has won the battle against dams through a 17day long 'Jal...
  • MP: Now, Indira Sagar protestors in neckdeep water September 11, 2012

    Harda: Protests against the Indira Sagar Dam in Madhya Pradesh have entered their 14th day. People in Harda were displaced by the Indira Sagar dam. As a mark of protest, they have submerged themselves in neckdeep water. Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has ruled out a compromise similar...
  • Omkareshwar dam protests: Centre to send team September 9, 2012

    Bhopal: The Centre has finally taken note of the Omkareshwar dam protests and will send a team of observers to the site on Monday for a survey. The residents of Khandwa and Harda villages have been protesting for 16 days now, standing neckdeep in water. The people have been protesting against...
  • Omkareshwar dam protests: MP govt assures action September 8, 2012

    New Delhi: The Madhya Pradesh government on Saturday promised action on the rising water level in the Omkareshwar Dam after nearly 15 days of protests by people living in villagers nearby that are threatened by it. Activists of the Narmada Bachao Andolan, who is spearheading the protests whereby people have been...
  • Omkareshwar dam: Activists, ministers to meet September 8, 2012

    Khandwa: It has been 15 days since the villagers of Khandwa in Madhya Pradesh began their protest standing in neckdeep water against raising the height of the Omkareshwar Dam that threatens to submerge and wash away their homes. The protests are being led by the activists of the Narmada Bachao Andolan,...