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Medha Patkar


Medha Patkar, several workers detained over protest against private mill

July 10, 2021 8:47 am

After a court battle, the workers were getting salaries even after the mill shut down. But on June 29, the company put up an order stating all the workers will have to take VRS and put a deadline of July 13.

Migrants’ exodus: ‘Willingness of Maharashtra to cooperate better than other states,’ says Medha Patkar

May 19, 2020 7:03 am

It is very clear that the Centre and the state did not foresee this impending crisis. There was no planning to tackle this issue. The planning during the first two phases of the lockdown was abject.

Passport dept seeks MEA nod to prosecute Medha Patkar

January 02, 2020 9:02 pm

Sources in the passport office said the department had written a letter to the MEA, seeking its go ahead to file a criminal case against Patkar for concealing the details about many pending cases against her at the time of filing the passport application in 2017.

Narmada Bachao Andolan activist Medha Patkar’s passport impounded

December 11, 2019 1:43 pm

The two-page show cause notice reportedly mentions nine FIR's registered against her in several districts of Madhya Pradesh between 1996 to 2017.

Activist Medha Patkar gets passport office notice on pending cases; cries foul

November 21, 2019 10:10 pm

The notice was issued to Medha Patkar on October 18, asking her why her passport should not be impounded for not disclosing criminal cases pending against her while seeking the document, an official said.

Medha Patkar ends fast as MP shows steps being taken

September 03, 2019 7:07 am

Patkar had begun her fast at a village on the banks of the Narmada in Badwani district on August 25 to protest the decision to fill Sardar Sarovar Dam up to a level of 138.68 metres.

Medha Patkar's health deteriorates as hunger strike enters second week, claim supporters

September 02, 2019 7:10 am

However, district authorities said they could not confirm health status of Medha Patkar while claiming that she was not allowing doctors at the site to examine her.

Elgar Parishad case: Medha Patkar slams govt for ‘framing Sudha Bharadwaj, others as urban Naxals’

April 16, 2019 10:00 am

Patkar had visited Shivajinagar Court to meet Sudha Bharadwaj, arrested in connection with the Elgaar Parishad case for her alleged links with the banned CPI-Maoist, but was unable to meet her as none of the accused in this case was produced before the court.

BJP manifesto against basic tenets of Constitution, says Medha Patkar

April 16, 2019 8:44 am

Medha Patkar raised several other issues like women’s reservation that has been pending for decades and said there was unanimity between other parties barring Congress and BJP to have 50 per cent reservation.

Gujarat: PAAS workers stop Medha Patkar from meeting Hardik, say she is anti-farmer

September 02, 2018 6:30 am

Hardik has been on an indefinite fast at his house on the outskirts of the city since August 25 to press for the demand of reservation for the Patidar community and a loan waiver for farmers in the state.