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.
Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) activist Medha Patkar here on Thursday demanded to rollback Centre's decision to raise height of Sardar Sarovar dam by 17 meters as activists protested in front of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan's residence.
The Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) today termed launched protest against approval to raise the height of controversial Sardar Sarovar Project when nearly 48,000 affected families across three states are awaiting rehabilitation.
After a wait of eight long years, the Gujarat government on Thursday got final approval to raise by about 17 metres the height of Sardar Sarovar dam--the country`s most controversial dam project--in a big boost to the state which often faces water woes due to deficient rains.
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.
Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) leader Medha Patkar was on Monday cross-examined by the defence counsel in metropolitan magistrate`s court in connection with the attack on her during a public meeting held to condemn the 2002 riots.
Narmada Bachao Andolan and lawyer -activist Prashant Bhushan on Tuesday demanded that MP government cancel the power purchase agreement of the Maheshwar project and ensure that no further public money is spent on it.