Narmada Dam

  • Centre politicising gate installation at Narmada dam, says Narendra Modi 17-02-2014 06:04 PM

    Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Monday alleged that the Centre was ignoring the state's repeated demand to install gates at the Sardar Sarovar dam. "Forty years after Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru laid the foundation stone of the project, the state is still fighting for the...
  • More than 5,000 people shifted to safer places in Gujarat as Narmada flows above danger mark 24-08-2013 05:08 PM

    With water in Narmada dam flowing at 130.64 metre level following heavy rains in neighbouring Madhya Pradesh, the administrations in south Gujarat districts of Bharuch and Narmada have shifted more than 5,000 people to safer places. The present height of under-construction Narmada dam is 121.92 meters, while the water is...
  • 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...
  • Centre worried only about 'nephews and uncles': Modi 05-05-2013 05:40 PM

    Devda (Guj): Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday slammed the Union Government for allegedly ignoring the state government's demand about construction of gates at Sardar Sarovar Narmada dam, and said the Centre was only concerned about "nephews and uncles". "I alongwith our (BJP) leaders like Parsottam Rupala and LK...
  • Meet winner of Infosys prize for social sciences 11-01-2011 06:32 PM

    New Delhi: Amita Baviskar, who has won Infosys Science Prize for social sciences, learnt first hand how projects like the Sardar Sarovar Dam on the Narmada River rob entire population of their very reason and means to live. Dams are very big business and about 15-20 per cent of any...