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NARMADA BACHAO ANDOLAN NEWS

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.

Religious persons on Narmada conservation committee: Panel member offers to quit over ‘controversial figures’

April 23, 2018 4:34 am

“Being an RSS activist, I was associated with VHP and cow protection. I am not disinterested in Narmada conservation, but cow protection is my primary duty. I have never been involved in any controversy and never associated myself with controversial persons so I am feeling uncomfortable,” Akhileshwaranand said.

Medha Patkar calls for public debate with government on SSD-related issues

September 27, 2017 8:13 pm

The delay in the completion of the dam was due to numerous reasons. Patkar-led NBA took the government to the Supreme Court over environmental and rehabilitation issues, and obtained a stay in 1996.

The PM’s Trail: With jibe at World Bank, Son of India inaugurates Sardar Sarovar dam

September 17, 2017 7:00 pm

The inauguration of the dam in Gujarat is seen as a political gesture, especially as 85 per cent of the Narmada river’s catchment area lies in Madhya Pradesh.

What is Sardar Sarovar Dam

September 16, 2017 7:41 pm

The Sardar Sarovar dam is the highest dam ever built in India. The height of the dam was recently raised to 138.68 metres, enabling a usable storage of 4.73 million acre feet.

Medha Patkar arrested on her way to Dhar, sent to jail

August 09, 2017 9:16 pm

The police stopped Patkar and informed her that she could not proceed to Dhar, but as she refused to relent, she was placed under arrest at the border of Indore and Dhar districts, and subsequently, taken to Dhar, he added.

Defamation case: Court slaps Rs 10K fine on Medha Patkar, warns her

August 03, 2017 7:17 pm

KVIC Chairman V K Saxena and Medha Patkar have been embroiled in a legal battle since 2000 after she filed a suit against him for publishing advertisements against her and the NBA. Patkar had filed a defamation case against Saxena, who in turn, had filed two lawsuits against her.

Noam Chomsky backs movement against Sardar Sarovar dam as Medha Patkar, 12 others continue hunger strike

August 01, 2017 2:15 pm

Noam Chomsky has signed the petition at a time when social activist Medha Patkar and 12 PAP are on an indefinite fast in Chikkalda village of Madhya Pradesh against the "forced displacement" of project affected people, the Andolan said in the statement issued recently.

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