Narmada River

  • Review petition in Gujarat High Court against 'Statue of Unity' 18-02-2014 12:20 AM

    Ahmedabad: A review petition was filed in Gujarat High Court on Monday against the 'Statue of Unity', a pet project of Chief Minister Narendra Modi, seeking reversal of an earlier order whereby a PIL on the issue was dismissed. On January 13, the division bench of Chief Justice Bhaskar Bhattacharya...
  • Protest to demand release of water into canals 05-01-2014 07:52 PM

    The project affected people of Omkareshwar and Indira Sagar dam projects built on Narmada river on Sunday staged a protest before a team of Union Ministry of Environment at Amladha village to demand release of water into canals. The protesters, led by Sheru Patel, Rajesh Patidar and Bhagwan Bai, on...
  • About 17,000 people from Bharuch moved to safer places after release of Narmada water 27-08-2013 09:18 AM

    Around 17,000 people from the low-lying areas of 30 villages of Bharuch district and old Bharuch city have so far been shifted to safer places, as the release of water from Narmada dam due to heavy rains have increased the water level. "Close to 17,000 people from the low lying...
  • MP: Narmada flowing above the danger mark in Hoshangabad 23-08-2013 08:53 AM

    Bhopal: The Narmada river in Hoshangabad district of Madhya Pradesh is flowing 15 ft above the danger mark. Many villages in and around the river banks have been cut off due to which the Army has been called out to rescue the stranded people. Meanwhile, schools have been shut down...
  • 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...
  • Congress slams Modi for spreading 'lies' on Narmada issue 06-05-2013 12:26 AM

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Congress on Sunday alleged that Chief Minister Narendra Modi has been spreading "blatant lies" and unnecessarily blaming the Centre for not constructing gates at the Sardar Sarovar Narmada dam. "Gujarat Chief Minister is using the Narmada project for a canard campaign against the central government and spreading blatant...
  • Bus falls into Narmada canal, 41 children die | In Pics 16-04-2008 09:47 AM

    Napier: Pacemen Chris Martin and Doug Bracewell shared 13 wickets as New Zealand bowled out Zimbabwe for 51 and 143 on Saturday to win the one-off Test by an innings and 301 runs — its biggest-ever victory margin. The home side began the third day by extending its first innings...