Narmada Bachao Andolan

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
Supreme Court asks MP govt to approach HC on Narmada compensation

Supreme Court asks MP govt to approach HC on Narmada compensation

The Supreme Court has asked the Madhya Pradesh government to approach the high court for sparing two judicial officers to preside over the grievance redressal authorities for deciding compensation disputes of oustees of Sardar Sarovar Project (SSP) on river Narmada.

Mar 05, 2017, 12:35 PM IST
SC to hear Madhya Pradesh's plea seeking corruption report in Narmada project today

SC to hear Madhya Pradesh's plea seeking corruption report in Narmada project today

The Supreme Court will on Wednesday hear a petition where Madhya Pradesh wants to have complete custody of a report by an inquiry commission into alleged corruption in relief and rehabilitation work undertaken by the state government in connection with the Sardar Sarovar Narmada Project.

Mar 30, 2016, 08:22 AM 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

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

Madhya Pradesh water protest continues for 11th day

With the agitation against raising Omkareshwar dam water level here in Madhya Pradesh continuing for the 11th day on Tuesday, the condition of protestors who are squatting in the river has worsened.

Apr 21, 2015, 23:08 PM IST

Nine-day-old water protest in Khandwa continues

With the agitation against the raising of the water-level in Omkareshwar dam here in Madhya Pradesh continuing for the ninth day on Sunday, the condition of protestors highlighting their plaint by squatting in the river worsened.

Apr 19, 2015, 19:08 PM IST

AAP joins 'jal satyagraha' launched by Omkareshwar dam oustees

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today joined the 'jal satyagraha', jointly launched by people affected by Omkareshwar dam project and Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) activists at Ghogalgaon village in the district.

Apr 13, 2015, 19:54 PM IST

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.

Jan 19, 2015, 22:03 PM IST

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.

Jan 13, 2015, 19:59 PM IST

Medha Patkar protests in Bhopal against raising Narmada Dam height

Activist Medha Patkar and other protesters staged a protest here on Friday against the Gujarat Government for beginning the process of raising the height of the Narmada Dam.

Oct 17, 2014, 13:46 PM IST

Activists protest against decision to raise Sardar Sarovar dam height

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.

Oct 16, 2014, 22:09 PM IST

Narmada Bachao Andolan to launch protest against approval to raise height of Narmada dam

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

Oct 16, 2014, 14:13 PM IST

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

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.

Jun 25, 2014, 23:21 PM IST

NBA questions NCA approval to raise height of Narmada dam

Narmada Bachao Andolan termed as "insensitive" the decision of Centre to allow Gujarat government to raise the height of controversial Sardar Sarovar Project.

Jun 23, 2014, 20:10 PM IST

Gujarat gets approval to raise Narmada dam height, Patkar upset

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.

Jun 12, 2014, 16:14 PM IST

Narmada valley inclusive development to be challenge for Centre: Medha

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.

May 28, 2014, 18:21 PM IST

Defamation row: Patkar, NGO chief say compromise not possible

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.

Mar 25, 2014, 20:05 PM IST

AAP announces support of Narmada Bachao Andolan

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday announced the support of Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA), and said they will work in cooperation for the betterment of the country.

Jan 14, 2014, 05:43 AM IST

Medha Patkar supports AAP, says its time for new wave in politics

Activist Medha Patkar announced her support for Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and said that it is time for “new wave in Indian politics”.

Jan 13, 2014, 15:35 PM IST