Omkareshwar

  • 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...
  • Narendra Dabholkar's murder could be state-sponsored: Raj Thackeray 19-09-2013 03:17 PM

    Expressing anguish over no breakthrough in rationalist Narendra Dabholkar murder case even after a month, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray on Thursday alleged the killing could be "state-sponsored" one. "Since there is no breakthrough in the murder case of Narendra Dabholkar, the needle of suspicion is pointing towards...
  • Narendra Dabholkar murder: Pune police takes Sanatan worker into custody 29-08-2013 11:50 AM

    A Sanatan Sanstha worker was picked from Goa by Pune police, as part of its probe into the murder of anti-superstition activist Narendra Dabholkar. Sandip Shinde (31), a Sanatan 'Sadhak' was taken into custody on Wednesday night by a team of Pune police which descended at the ashram in Ramnathi...
  • Dabholkar murder case: Pune police visits Goa ashram 28-08-2013 09:16 PM

    Ramnathi: The trail of the murder case of anti-superstition activist Dr Narendra Dabholkar has taken the Pune police to a ashram in Goa. The police team on Wednesday visited the Sanatan Sanstha Ashram at Ramnathi in Goa where they are questioning the members. Dabholkar, who led a campaign against anti-superstition,...
  • Maharashtra Governor K Sankaranarayanan signs anti-superstition ordinance 24-08-2013 08:58 PM

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Governor K Sankaranarayanan has given his assent to the anti black magic and superstition ordinance. The move is likely to relieve preassure from the Maharashtra government which has been under severe criticism for the delay in the Bill. The state government on Wednesday had cleared a proposal to...
  • The Robert Vadra land deal explainer 21-08-2013 04:21 PM

    CNN-IBN has accessed documents that reveal that Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra bought land from Omkareshwar properties using a 'fictitious' cheque. Documents accessed by CNN-IBN show IAS officer Ashok Khemka claimed in his response to a Haryana government inquiry report that Vadra, through his firm Skylight Hospitality, bought...
  • Are rationalists under threat in India? 20-08-2013 11:53 PM

    Anti-superstition activist Dr Narendra Dabholkar was shot dead on Tuesday while he was on a morning walk in Pune. ...
  • Activists protest murder of Narendra Dabholkar, demands probe 20-08-2013 08:04 PM

    Social activists on Tuesday expressed their shock and anger at the murder of anti-superstition activist and editor of 'Sadhna' weekly Dr Narendra Dabholkar. Dabholkar was shot dead on Tuesday while he was on a morning walk near the Omkareshwar temple in Pune. ...
  • Shock, outrage at anti-superstition activist Dabholkar's murder 20-08-2013 07:05 PM

    Mumbai: Social activists on Tuesday expressed their shock and anger at the murder of anti-superstition activist and editor of 'Sadhna' weekly Dr Narendra Dabholkar. Over a hundred activist on Tuesday gathered at Shivaji Mandir in Dadar to protest the brutal killing of Dabholkar. They demanded that the government must act...
  • Prithviraj Chavan, Sharad Pawar condemn killing of activist Narendra Dabholkar 20-08-2013 01:23 PM

    In a setback to the progressive movement in Maharashtra, leading anti-superstition activist Narendra Dabholkar was shot dead by two unidentified assailants while he was out on a morning walk in Pune on Tuesday. Known for his over two-decade long campaign against outdated and inhuman social practices, Dabholkar was currently engaged...
  • Anti-superstition activist Narendra Dabholkar shot dead by unknown assailants 20-08-2013 10:05 AM

    Activist Narendra Dabholkar, who was in the forefront of a campaign to persuade Maharashtra government to pass an anti-superstition and black magic bill, was shot dead in Pune on Tuesday morning by unknown assailants. Dabholkar was found dead in a pool of blood at Omkareshwar bridge of the city. Dabholkar,...
  • Pune: Anti-superstition activist Dr Narendra Dabholkar shot dead 20-08-2013 09:52 AM

    Pune: Leading anti-superstition activist Dr Narendra Dabholkar was shot dead in Pune on Tuesday morning. Dabholkar was shot dead while on a morning walk near the Omkareshwar temple. Dabholkar was the editor of a weekly titled Sadhana. Initial reports suggest that four rounds were fired and he succumbed to bullet...
  • Monsoon begins to recede in MP 06-08-2013 02:57 PM

    After witnessing excess downpour, monsoons have now slowed down in Madhya Pradesh with only 2.6 mm of rainfall registered in the state . So far, 807.3 mm rainfall has been recorded across MP, which is 498 mm or 62 percent more than normal. Over 1000 mm rainfall has been registered...
  • MP govt spends crores on Foundation Day 01-11-2012 01:07 PM

    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 Chouhan-led BJP government has allegedly splurged hundreds of crores on its 57th foundation day. This came even as it refused to waive off around...