Omkareshwar Dam

  • Monsoon begins to recede in MP August 6, 2013

    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 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...
  • MP CM agrees to reduce Omkareshwar water level September 10, 2012

    Khandwa: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has agreed to reduce the water level at the Omkareshwar Dam to 189 metre, says sources, after the villagers were protesting in neckdeep water for 17 days. He has also agreed to form a fivemember committee that will look at all their...
  • MP CM may agree to reduce Omkareshwar water level September 10, 2012

    Khandwa: It has been 17 days since villagers in Khandwa in Madhya Pradesh have been protesting in neckdeep water demanding compensation. Sources say that a major breakthrough is likely. Even as a Central factfinding team reaches Khandwa on Monday, sources have indicated to CNNIBN that Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan...
  • Omkareshwar protest: Central team to visit Khandwa September 10, 2012

    Khandwa: A central team will visit Khandwa on Monday where villagers displaced by the Omkareshwar Dam have been protesting in neckdeep water for 17 days seeking rehabilitation and compensation. This comes two days after the state government promised to look into the matter. The people have been protesting against the...
  • 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...
  • Madhya Pradesh govt assures antidam protesters September 8, 2012

    Bhopal: In a minor victory for Khandwa and Harda protesters, 15 days after the rising waters from Omkareshwar and Indira Sagar dams threatened to displace them, a twomember ministerial team from the Madhya Pradesh government has assured them of action. The protest started after the government unilaterally decided to raise...
  • 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,...
  • Omkareshwar Dam protest: Moily meets NHPC officials September 7, 2012

    Khandwa: Power minister Veerappa Moily on Friday met NHPC officials to discuss the Omkareshwar project in Khandwa. CNNIBN had highlighted the protests by locals against the 520 MW plant which is a joint venture between NHPC and the Madhya Pradesh government. The villagers are against raising the height of the...
  • In neckdeep water for days, villagers demand land September 6, 2012

    Khandwa: Villagers in Madhya Pradesh have been protesting in neckdeep water for almost two weeks now. Almost 130 of them are demanding compensation and land for their land that has gotten submerged after the height of two dams was raised. It's the ultimate act of protest, seen during antidam protests...
  • MP: A week on, villagers protest in neckdeep water September 5, 2012

    Khandwa: Over 130 villagers in Madhya Pradesh have been protesting in neckdeep water for the past one week to seek compensation from the government. The protest is the first of a kind in Gopalgaon in the Khandwa district. The villagers are demanding compensation for their land which was submerged after...
  • MP: Villagers protest in waistdeep water August 30, 2012

    Khandwa: An unusual form of protest has been taking place in Madhya Pradesh as 34 residents from the village of Gogalgaon in the Khandwa district have been standing submerged in waistdeep water for the past four days. The villagers are demanding compensation for their land, which was submerged after the...