Narmada Bachao Andolan

  • Narmada valley inclusive development to be a challenge for Centre: Medha Patkar 28-05-2014 05:47 PM

    Narmada Bachao Andolan leader Medha Patkar on Wednesday said ensuring "inclusive development" in the Narmada valley would be a major challenge before the new government at the Centre. "The new government has to ensure the rehabilitation of thousands of families with cultivable land and alternative livelihood and guarantee compliance on...
  • LS polls: Three-cornered contest likely in the state with AAP jumping in fray 01-03-2014 09:35 AM

    With the AAP deciding to contest all 29 seats in Madhya Pradesh, the state is likely to witness a three-cornered contest for the first time in Lok Sabha polls instead of bipolar fights seen in the past. Earlier, the BSP and Congress(T), floated by senior Congress leader late Arjun Singh,...
  • Medha Patkar indicates contesting Lok Sabha polls on AAP ticket 19-01-2014 05:32 PM

    Social activist Medha Patkar, who announced "active support" to Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) recently, on Sunday said the option to contest upcoming Lok Sabha polls on AAP ticket was open to her while indicating that some leaders of her National Alliance of People's Movement (NAPM) may also take the political...
  • Medha Patkar-led Narmada Bachao Andolan to support AAP 13-01-2014 03:26 PM

    Mumbai: Social activist Medha Patkar on Monday announced that the Narmada Bachao Andolan will back Aam Aadmi Party. She, however, refrained from clarifying whether she would contest elections for the party in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. Speaking about the new brand of politics introduced by Arvind Kejriwal's AAP, Patkar...
  • Medha Patkar will clear stand on joining AAP today 13-01-2014 01:37 PM

    New Delhi: Social activist Medha Patkar will on Monday afternoon announce if she is joining the Aam Aadmi Party or not. Speaking to CNN-IBN, the activist best known for Narmada Bachao Andolan said that consultations were on and an announcement could be expected by Monday afternoon as NBA activists from...
  • Gandhi's non-violence ideology more relevant today: Medha Patkar 10-11-2013 05:44 PM

    Panaji: Noted social activist Medha Patkar on Sunday said Mahatma Gandhi's ideology of non-violence is more relevant in the present times, and suggested that there should be no capital punishment. "Mahatma Gandhi's ideology of non-violence is very much relevant today. There is no difference between violence whoever does it," Patkar...
  • Dam oustees want CM to meet them and fulfil demands 13-09-2013 06:14 PM

    Protesters staging 'Jalsatyagaraha' in three districts of Madhya Pradesh against non-fulfilment of their demands, on Friday, asserted they will not give up their agitation till Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan visits them and resolves the issues raised by them. The oustees of Indira Sagar Project (ISP), built on river Narmada...
  • Attack at Sabarmati Ashram was a conspiracy to kill me: Medha Patkar 05-09-2013 09:22 PM

    Ahmedabad: Social activist and Narmada Bachao Andolan leader Medha Patkar on Thursday told a local court that the attack during a public meeting at Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabadafter the 2002 riots was a part of a "conspiracy" to kill her. Patkar on Thursday deposed before Metropolitan Magistrate A S Desai,...
  • Medha Patkar deposits Rs 9,000 in cross-cases of defamation 13-08-2013 06:31 PM

    Narmada Bachao Andolan activist Medha Patkar on Tuesday deposited in a Delhi court costs of Rs 9,000 which was imposed on her in cross-cases of defamation lodged against her and the head of an Ahmedabad-based NGO. Patkar's counsel handed over the cash amount of Rs 9,000 to the advocate of...
  • Rendezvous with Indian Ocean's Rahul Ram 25-07-2013 01:31 PM

    Rahul Ram is super-busy. The fatigue is audible, and you can believe he's on the other side of 50, though the livewire red-bandanaed stage persona wouldn't give you that impression. The Delhi upbringing is evident in the hard Rs and the seamless and frequent switches between English and Hindi. We...
  • Narmada Bachao Andolan: Villagers to hold sit-in protest in Bhopal 29-06-2013 08:42 AM

    Bhopal: Thousands of villagers from areas affected by the Narmada dam will hold a sit-in protest in Bhopal on Thursday. The protesters will launch a five-day protest under the Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) banner. The protesters are demanding to implement the order passed by the Supreme Court that has asked...
  • Harda jal satyagraha: Police release 221 protestors 12-09-2012 07:04 PM

    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...
  • The police were rough with us: Indira Sagar protestors 12-09-2012 09:57 AM

    The villagers in Harda, protesting against the Indira Sagar Dam in neck-deep water, were forcefully evicted by the police. ...
  • MP CM may agree to reduce Omkareshwar water level 10-09-2012 10:27 AM

    Khandwa: It has been 17 days since villagers in Khandwa in Madhya Pradesh have been protesting in neck-deep water demanding compensation. Sources say that a major breakthrough is likely. Even as a Central fact-finding team reaches Khandwa on Monday, sources have indicated to CNN-IBN that Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan...
  • Omkareshwar dam protests: Centre to send team 09-09-2012 08:57 AM

    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 neck-deep in water. The people have been protesting...
  • Omkareshwar dam protests: MP govt assures action 08-09-2012 12:00 PM

    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...
  • Omkareshwar dam: Activists, ministers to meet 08-09-2012 10:22 AM

    Khandwa: It has been 15 days since the villagers of Khandwa in Madhya Pradesh began their protest standing in neck-deep 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...
  • No regrets on opposing Narmada dam: Patkar 23-03-2008 08:42 PM

    Abu Dhabi: Pakistan captain Misbah-ul Haq on Tuesday hoped that his country and India could soon resume cricketing ties which were stalled after the Mumbai terrorists attacks in 2008. Misbah was speaking on the eve of the fifth and final ODI of their series against Sri Lanka. Of course, we'd...
  • Taare Zameen Par banned in Vadodara multiplex 21-12-2007 12:04 PM

    New Delhi: South Africa's Imran Tahir made a memorable ODI debut with a four-wicket haul against West Indies in the World Cup match here on Thursday but the Pakistan-born leg-spinner almost ruined his party with a double warning for running onto the pitch. In his only outing in the ODIs...
  • Jamming for River Yamuna's sake 05-06-2007 04:11 PM

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  • Contempt petition against Narmada dam 19-01-2007 10:58 PM

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  • Displaced India unite, fight: Medha 03-01-2007 01:01 PM

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  • NBA activists slam Gujarat govt 02-01-2007 05:37 PM

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  • Narmada dam splitting families apart 12-10-2006 08:02 PM

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