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PM Narendra Modi inaugurates first phase of SAUNI project in Jamnagar

PM Narendra Modi inaugurates first phase of SAUNI project in Jamnagar

Congress had yesterday termed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Gujarat as "election-oriented" and alleged that it is mere "lollipop" for farmers.

PM Narendra Modi to visit Gujarat to launch irrigation scheme SAUNI Yojana today

PM Narendra Modi to visit Gujarat to launch irrigation scheme SAUNI Yojana today

Saurashtra Narmada Avtaran Irrigation - SAUNI was a project launched by Modi in September 2012. 
 

Sardar Sarovar dam starts overflowing

Sardar Sarovar dam starts overflowing

"Water level at Sardar Sarovar dam has reached 122.40 metres and is likely to increase up to 125.20 metres by tomorrow night," Superintending engineer of SSNL told PTI.

Hydropower station at Sardar Sarovar Dam becomes operational

Hydropower station at Sardar Sarovar Dam becomes operational

As much as 57% of electricity generated by the dam is supplied to Madhya Pradesh, 27% to Maharashtra and 16% to Gujarat.

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.

Gujarat's Sardar Sarovar dam overflows

Sardar Sarovar dam at Kevadia in Narmada district of Gujarat started overflowing on Wednesday following the release of water from Omkareshwar dam in neighbouring Madhya Pradesh, which is lashed by heavy rains.

Heavy rains push up water level in Sardar Sarovar dam

Due to heavy rains in the catchment area and inflow of water from rivers in Madhya Pradesh the water level of Sardar Sarovar dam on Narmada river has reached 121.92 metres, a senior official said today.

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.

Sardar Patel's 'aura' lost in Statue of Unity, allege family members

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ambitious project to build the world's tallest statue of freedom fighter Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel runs into trouble with the latter's family raising objections to the face of the statue's replicas.

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.

Flood like situation in Gujarat as Sardar Sarovar Dam overflows

A high alert has been sounded in Vadodara as the Sardar Sarovar Dam has overflowen after heavy rains in the catchment areas. Many low lying areas have also been submerged in the flood water.

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.

AAP against raising height of Narmada dam

Demanding a recall of the decision to increase the height of Sardar Sarovar dam on Narmada river, Aam Aadmi Party today asked that all stakeholders be taken in to confidence in the matter.

Sardar Sarovar Dam cost to go up, says Gujarat Chief Minister

The cost of Sardar Sarovar Dam across the Narmada river is likely to go up due to the failure of the then UPA Government in granting permission to install radial gates, Gujarat CM said.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

Narendra Modi misguiding people on Sardar Patel, Mahatma Gandhi: Congress

Bringing the issue of legacy of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel back in public discourse, Congress on Monday accused BJP`s PM candidate Narendra Modi of "misguiding" the common people on leaders like Mahatma Gandhi and the independent India`s first home minister.

Narendra Modi raps PM for delay in nod to gates on Sardar Sarovar dam

Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi attacked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for delaying the approval for installation of gates at Sardar Sarovar dam, and requested him to at least heed the demand of state Congress leaders on the same.

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.