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Review move to raise Sardar Sarovar dam height: NBA to Modi

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 23:21

Demanding withdrawal of the decision to raise the height of Sardar Sarovar Dam (SSP), the Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) on Thursday said the move was "pushed" by PM Narendra Modi.

Take people`s view before decision on Narmada dam: Medha Patkar

Last Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014, 20:53

Social activist Medha Patkar on Thursday said the government should take into account views of people from the Narmada valley before taking any decision on increasing the height of the Sardar Sarovar dam project.

AAP has made a good beginning in LS polls: Medha Patkar

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 18:40

AAP leader and social activist Medha Patkar on Wednesday down played her party`s rout in the general elections and said although it won only four Lok Sabha seats it was clearly a new beginning.

Narmada valley inclusive development to be challenge for Centre: Medha

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 18:21

Narmada Bachao Andolan leader Medha Patkar on Wednesday said ensuring "inclusive development" in the Narmada valley would be a major challenge before the new government at the Centre.

Medha Patkar dismisses Swamy`s remark calling her `Maoist`

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 07, 2014, 13:02

Social activist and Mumbai Lok Sabha candidate Medha Patkar Wednesday dismissed BJP leader Subramanian Swamy`s recent remark, terming her a Maoist.

BJP`s manifesto favours corporate India, says Medha Patkar

Last Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014, 21:24

AAP leader and social activist Medha Patkar on Monday said that the BJP`s vision in its poll manifesto was for corporate India and will increase the growing inequality in the country.

Defamation row: Patkar, NGO chief say compromise not possible

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 20:05

Narmada Bachao Andolan activist Medha Patkar and the head of an Ahmedabad-based NGO on Tuesday informed a Delhi court that it was not possible for them to reach a compromise and withdraw the defamation cases lodged against each other more than 13 years ago.

Mumbai North East: NCP MP Patil faces Patkar, BJP`s Somaiya

Last Updated: Thursday, March 20, 2014, 11:23

A three-cornered fight is on the cards in the North-East Mumbai Lok Sabha constituency as sitting NCP MP Sanjay Dina Patil is facing a tough challenge from BJP`s Kirit Somaiya and Aam Aadmi Party`s Medha Patkar to retain the seat.

Arvind Kejriwal not declared as Aam Aami Party`s PM candidate: Medha Patkar

Last Updated: Monday, March 10, 2014, 22:18

Medha Patkar on said that although Arvind Kejriwal is "best person" to become prime minister, AAP has not declared him for the top post as doing so before the Lok Sabha polls is "unconstitutional".

Arvind Kejriwal to campaign in Narendra Modi`s home turf on March 8

Last Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014, 21:13

AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal plans to campaign in BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi`s home turf on March 8, a state where the AAP is trying hard to emerge as the third alternative to the Congress and the BJP.

Maha`s move to regularise slums till 2000 a poll gimmick: Medha Patkar

Last Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014, 18:17

Social activist and AAP leader Medha Patkar on Thursday dubbed the decision of Maharashtra government to regularise slums built till 2000 as an "election gimmick" mocking the poor people in the city.

Foray into politics not easy at all: Medha Patkar

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 16:12

Social activist and Aam Aadmi Party candidate for upcoming Lok Sabha elections from Mumbai north-east seat, Medha Patkar today said her decision to enter the electoral fray was very tough.