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Narmada canal


Gujarat: In search for body, 3.5 km stretch of Narmada canal emptied; more in pipeline

October 21, 2020 11:55 am

The CID, based on the mobile phone location of the accused on the day of the crime and the GPS location of the vehicle used to dispose the body, narrowed down on five spots in a 7-km stretch where the body was suspected to have been dumped.

Gujarat: 19 farmers booked for ‘pilfering’ water from Narmada canal

July 20, 2019 12:27 am

Halvad police booked 19 farmers under IPC Sections 430 (mischief by injury to works of irrigation or by wrongfully diverting water), 188 (violation of notification issued by competent authority) and 114 (abettor present when offence is committed).

Water crisis: Narmada dam nearly full, but no water for farmers

May 05, 2019 2:42 am

Water for irrigation that was cut off in Feb stays; SSNNL says dam water not meant for summer crop

Now, Mahi river feeds Narmada main canal to meet drinking water needs

May 06, 2018 7:59 am

Faced with acute shortage of Narmada water, the government has started an inter-basin transfer of water, by “lifting” over 350 cusecs from the Mahi right bank canal (lying in east-west direction) and dumping it into the Narmada main canal

Treading water: A day in the life of a constable at Narmada Main Canal in Gujarat

April 01, 2018 1:21 am

A part of the force assigned to bar farmers from illegally drawing Narmada water, Patel says he has never seen levels this low in 5 years of deployment.

From today, ‘no Narmada water to four Gujarat districts’

February 15, 2018 7:46 am

On January 12, the state government had issued a media release with an advisory to farmers, stating that Narmada water will be available for irrigation only until March 15.

Narmada water: Despair and defiance along the canal

February 12, 2018 9:46 am

As Gujarat government stops farmers from lifting water from the Narmada canal amid the growing water crisis in the state, The Indian Express travels along a 300-km stretch of the 460-km long main canal to gauge the mood of farmers.

To stop water theft, Gujarat govt deploys policemen along Narmada Canal

April 14, 2016 5:44 am

The eight affected districts are Jamnagar, Devbhumi-Dwarka, Rajkot, Porbandar, Surendranagar, Dahod, Panchmahal and Amreli.

Chased, 24 blue bulls fall in Narmada canal, 2 dead

February 08, 2016 12:02 am

The incident took place at Keriya village, five km from Ranpur, on Saturday night. Forest officers suspected that the herd fell in the canal after being chased by farmers.

Herd of blue bulls falls in Narmada canal, two dead

February 07, 2016 8:17 pm

The incident took place at Keriya village, some five kilometres north of Ranpur town.