Medha Patkar announces padyatra against Sardar Sarovar project

Asserting that the Sardar Sarovar Dam project in Gujarat has led to destruction of local economy and environment, social activist Medha Patkar on Tuesday announced that a week-long 'padyatra' from Narmada valley to Raj Ghat here will be launched on August 6.

Demand for withdrawal of land bill grows

Farmers and activists on Thursday demanded withdrawal of the NDA government's Land Acquisition law even as members of a parliamentary panel looking into the vexed legislation asked them to press Members of Parliament for support.

Court asks Medha ​Patkar, Ahmedabad-based NGO chief to compromise

A Delhi court on Thursday asked the Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) activist Medha Patkar and the head of an Ahmedabad-based NGO, who have filed three cross defamation cases against each other, to reach a compromise and referred the matters to the mediation centre.

Over 70 AAP LS poll nominees to attend Apr 14 meet: Rebel camp

The rebel camp of Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan on Thursday claimed that over 70 Lok Sabha poll candidates who had contested on an AAP ticket, including activist Medha Patkar, would be attending the 'Swaraj Samwad' meeting called by them next week.

AAP dissidents Yogendra Yadav, Prashant Bhushan set to float new political party?
AAP dissidents Yogendra Yadav, Prashant Bhushan set to float new political party?

With two senior AAP rebel members - Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan - calling a meeting of their supporters on April 14, speculations are getting rife about the duo floating a new party in the near future.

Medha Patkar formally resigns from AAP

Social activist Medha Patkar on Sunday formally resigned from AAP and termed ouster of Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan from the party's national executive (NE) as 'not justifiable, questionable and condemnable'.

After Bhushan-Yadav expulsion, AAP warns other dissidents

After expulsion of Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav from its National Executive, AAP on Saturday sent out a warning to its other dissidents when its National Council gave full powers to the Political Affairs Committee to take disciplinary action against any member who issues statements to the media to tarnish the party's image.

AAP rift divides supporters

The mood among the supporters of the two warring factions of AAP outside the venue today of its National Council meet and a barrage of social media posts through the day reflected the deep divisions in the party as its internal crisis reached a flashpoint on Saturday.

Can't give any advice to AAP leaders: Anna Hazare

Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare on Saturday termed the tussle in the AAP as the party's "internal matter" and said he was in no position to offer any advice to its warring leaders.

AAP MLA Sehrawat opposes expulsion of Yadav-Bhushan

With the National Council over-whelemingly supporting the resolution to oust Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav from the National Executive, AAP MLA Devendra Sehrawat on Saturday opposed the move saying it was against the principle of "natural justice".

AAP crisis a 'fight for power', shows 'opportunism': BJP

Terming the tussle within AAP a "struggle for power" that reflected "opportunism", BJP on Saturday said Delhi will not see any progress in such a situation and those who were elected to form the government would have to answer to the public for letting them down.

Medha Patkar quits AAP, dubs Arvind Kejriwal-led party a 'tamasha'

Stating that the Aam Aadmi Party has reduced itself to a "tamasha", veteran social activist Medha Patkar on Saturday resigned from the party as its internal turbulence reached a flashpoint with the ouster of founding members Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav from a key panel of the fledgling outfit.

AAP draws criticism over infighting

AAP on Saturday drew flak over the infighting from other parties.

All about AAP sting and infighting

All about AAP sting and the infighting.

AAP expels Yogendra Yadav, Prashant Bhushan from key panel Part-II

Capping their bitter campaign against Arvind Kejriwal, dissident AAP founding members Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav were on Saturday removed from its National Executive for anti-party activities, a decision slammed as "murder of democracy" by them.

Medha Patkar resigns from Aam Aadmi Party

AAP leader and activist Medha Patkar has resigned from primary membership of Aam Aadmi Party. "Condemn what happened to Yogendra Yadav, Prashant Bhushan. They were treated unfairly," she said.

INO will cause major environmental damages in Theni: Medha Patkar

Noted social activist Medha Patkar today joined hands with MDMK leader Vaiko to oppose the proposed neutrino observatory project in Theni district, claiming that it would cause large-scale environmental damages.

Farmers' unions march to Parliament against land ordinance

Members of several farmers' unions from across the country on Tuesday marched to Parliament House to register their opposition to the government's land ordinance with social activists Anna Hazare and Medha Patkar joining the protesters here.

NBA activist Medha Patkar cross examined in 2002 assault case

Social activist Medha Patkar, who heads NGO Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA), was cross examined before a local court in connection with the 2002 Sabarmati Ashram assault case against her.

Narmada Bachao Andolan: Court slaps Rs 3, 000 cost on Patkar, gives last chance to appear

A Delhi court on Tuesday imposed a cost of Rs 3,000 on Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) activist Medha Patkar for non-appearance before it in cross-defamation cases filed by her and the head of an Ahmedabad-based NGO against each other.