Medha Patkar

Medha Patkar protests for Narmada families on PM Narendra Modi's inauguration eve

Around 30 women led by activist Medha Patkar continued their sit-in on Saturday, demanding rehabilitation of the families affected by the Sardar Sarovar Dam to be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday.

Sep 16, 2017, 15:20 PM IST

Medha Patkar released from hospital, detained again

Social activist Medha Patkar, who has demanding better rehabilitation of villagers displaced by the Sardar Sarovar dam project, was detained on Wednesday, hours after being discharged from a private hospital in Indore.

Aug 09, 2017, 21:32 PM IST
Social activist Medha Patkar forcibly removed from protest site, admitted to hospital after health worsens

Social activist Medha Patkar forcibly removed from protest site, admitted to hospital after health worsens

Social activist Medha Patkar who is on an indefinite hunger strike since July 27 was forcibly removed from protest site and taken to a hospital in Indore yesterday after her health worsened. 

Aug 08, 2017, 09:24 AM IST

Defamation case: Court slaps Rs 10K fine on Medha Patkar, warns her

A Delhi court on Thursday imposed Rs 10,000 as costs on NBA activist Medha Patkar for her repeated failure to appear before it in defamation cases filed by her and KVIC Chairman V K Saxena against each other.

Aug 03, 2017, 15:33 PM IST

Yogendra Yadav, Medha Patkar detained, stopped from entering Mandsaur

Swaraj India chief Yogendra Yadav, social activists Medha Patkar, Swami Agnivesh and JNUSU president Mohit Kumar Pandey were detained by the police on Sunday when they were trying to enter restive Mandsaur district in Madhya Pradesh to meet the deceased farmers` kin.

Jun 11, 2017, 19:39 PM IST

Medha Patkar arrested along with associates in Allahabad

Social activist Medha Patkar and some of her associates were arrested here on Saturday while they were going to Kachri village of the district, where farmers had held protests and clashed with police against acquisition of their land by the UP government for a power plant.

Sep 26, 2015, 13:56 PM IST

Sardar Sarovar dam scam bigger than Vyapam: Medha Patkar

Objecting to the raising of Sardar Sarovar dam's height from 112 metres to 139 metres, Narmada Bachao Andolan activist Medha Patkar on Tuesday described it as a scam bigger than the Vyapam admission and recruitment scam in Madhya Pradesh.

Sep 08, 2015, 22:43 PM IST

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.

Jul 28, 2015, 21:36 PM IST

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.

Jul 23, 2015, 21:09 PM IST

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.

May 14, 2015, 15:46 PM IST

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.

Apr 10, 2015, 00:59 AM IST
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.

Mar 31, 2015, 09:29 AM IST

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'.

Mar 30, 2015, 23:24 PM IST

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.

Mar 29, 2015, 01:04 AM IST

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.

Mar 29, 2015, 01:03 AM IST

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.

Mar 29, 2015, 01:03 AM IST

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".

Mar 29, 2015, 01:03 AM IST

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.

Mar 28, 2015, 23:14 PM IST

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.

Mar 28, 2015, 23:14 PM IST

AAP draws criticism over infighting

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

Mar 28, 2015, 20:59 PM IST