Farmers' contribution for Narmada underground pipeline reduced

Gujarat government on Monday said the farmers' groups will have to contribute only 2.5 per cent of the total cost instead of the earlier 10 per cent for laying underground pipeline from Narmada canal network to the farms.

Floods create havoc in Rajasthan's Barmer

At least four persons have died in floods that have created havoc in Rajasthan's Barmer district.

Rescue teams roped in as heavy rains lash Rajasthan, Gujarat

Heavy rains over the past two days have led to a flood like situation in parts of south Rajasthan and Gujarat.

Narmada drowning: Eight victims fished out

 A day after eight persons drowned in Narmada river at Nareshwar near here, four more bodies have been fished out by the fire brigade and rescue team of the NDRF, district officials said on Monday.

AAP backs stir against raising water level of dam on Narmada

An agitation by standing in river water to protest raising the water level of the Omkareshwar Dam across the Narmada river from 189 metres to 191 metres, on Monday received support from the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) here.

Grandparents killed by grandson after refusing money

 An elderly man and his wife was brutally murdered by their unemployed grandson in Narmada district of the state after the grandparents refused him money to meet his daily expenses, police said on Thursday.

Climate change will turn Narmada into a cricket pitch: Anil Dave
Climate change will turn Narmada into a cricket pitch: Anil Dave

Rajya Sabha MP and social activist Anil Madhav Dave in an interview with OneWorld South Asia said that the impact of climate change is very severe on the aquatic life of river Narmada.

Third Gujarat Police blooper: Now, cops seen shouting pro-Islamic slogans in mock drill
Third Gujarat Police blooper: Now, cops seen shouting pro-Islamic slogans in mock drill

Another shocking video of Gujarat police conducting an anti-terror mock drill showing dummy militants wearing skull caps has surfaced.

Swami Girishanand initiate a cleanliness drive for holy river Narmada

An initiative to clean river Narmada has been taken upon himself by Swami Girishanand.

NCC Leadership Academy inaugurated in Gujarat

The National Cadet Corps (NCC) Leadership Academy, having a capacity to train 700 cadets at a time, was inaugurated by Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel in Narmada district.

Vaghela criticises Gujarat`s BJP-led government severely

Alleging "criminal negligence" in implementing several schemes, Leader of Opposition in Gujarat Assembly Shankarsinh Vaghela came down heavily upon the BJP-led state government over several issues during his speech in the Gujarat Assembly on Monday.

`Sabarmati model not enough for Ganga`

A new ministry to tackle the cleaning of the Ganga may not really change its fate, nor can the "Sabarmati model", experts say, adding that legislative provisions are needed to ensure that the river`s glory is restored.

MP govt approves Narmada-Malwa-Gambhir link project

After successfully connecting Kshipra river with Narmada, Madhya Pradesh government has approved Narmada-Malwa-Gambhir Link Project with an estimated cost of Rs 2,143 crore.

Decision on Narmada height taken after Social Justice Ministery report: Uma Bharati

The decision to raise the height of Narmada dam to 138.72 metres was taken after the Social Justice Ministry said it was "100 per cent satisfied" over the rehabilitation of displaced people, Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharati today said.

Narendra Modi launches film on `Statue of Unity` project

Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Friday launched a film depicting the `Statue of Unity` being built near the Sardar Sarovar dam on the Narmada river, in memory of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.

Teenager among two killed in leopard attack in Gujarat

Two persons, one of them a teenager, were killed by a leopard in the past ten days in the adjoining Narmada district, Gujarat Forest Department sources said Monday.

Over 5,000 people evacuated in Gujarat due to rains

With water in Narmada dam flowing at 130.64 metre level following heavy rains in neighbouring Madhya Pradesh, the administrations in south Gujarat districts of Bharuch, Narmada have shifted more than 5,000 people to safer places.

Ankleshwar-Rajpipla railway route to become operational soon

The gauge conversion work on the Ankleshwar-Rajpipla railway route in Gujarat is nearing completion and it will become operational this year.

Modi not acceptable to country as PM candidate: Medha Patkar

Social activist Medha Patkar said Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi was not acceptable to country as a Prime Ministerial candidate as debate raged on the BJP leader`s possible national ambitions.

Bal Thackeray`s ashes immersed in Narmada and Gomati rivers

Ashes of late Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray were immersed in Narmada near Chanod in Narmada distt and Gomati in Dwarka, by Shiv Sena party workers and local supporters here, a party leader said.