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Feb 06, 2019
Anna Hazare calls off seven-day fast: Is he no longer the force he was back in 2003 and 2011?As Anna Hazare called off his seven-day fast for the formation of a Lokpal at the Centre and Lokayuktas in the states, the anti-corruption crusader who once drew thousands to the national capital's central protest grounds must now grapple with his new image as an activist diminished.
Jan 29, 2019
Illegal sand mining: Congress govt in Madhya Pradesh fails to address menace despite tall pre-poll promises; state rivers sufferAlthough the new government in Madhya Pradesh promised a slew of measures to tackle the problem, the ground reality is much grimmer.
Dec 24, 2018
Ganga pollution protest: Bizarre disappearance of Swami Gopal Das from Dehradun hospital puts doubt on govt's intentOn learning of her son’s disappearance, Gopal Das’ distraught 60-year-old mother Shakuntala went on a fast unto death at Triveni ghats in Rishikesh from 13 December.
Nov 30, 2018
New Delhi farmers' march: Thousands of cultivators seek loan waiver, higher crop prices as Opposition unites against CentreThousands of farmers from across the country on Friday marched from Ramlila Maidan to Parliament Street in the heart of the capital.
Nov 01, 2018
'Narendra Modi hijacking Independence heroes' legacy with Statue of Unity': Oppn slams BJP's bid to 'appropriate' Sardar PatelAs Prime Minister Narendra Modi threw open the world's tallest statue to celebrate Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and dedicated it to the citizens of India, Opposition parties questioned the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party as to why didn't they think of a bigger statue for Mahatma Gandhi.
Sep 28, 2018
Mumbai court acquits Arvind Kejriwal, Medha Patkar and Meera Sanyal in 2014 Lok Sabha poll rally caseArvind Kejriwal, Medha Patkar and Meera Sanyal, were booked under various provisions of the Maharashtra Police Act pertaining to holding public rallies without prior permission from the police.
Jul 09, 2018
Delhi court frames defamation charges against Medha Patkar in case filed by KVIC chairman VK SaxenaPatkar and Saxena have been embroiled in a legal battle since 2000 after she filed a suit against him for publishing advertisements against her and the Narmada Bachao Andolan
Nov 20, 2017
Farmers hold protest march, mock Parliament session in Delhi; demand loan waiversCriticising the NDA government for "failing" to fulfil its promise of 50 per cent profit over crop production cost, the farmers warned it of repercussions during the 2019 Lok Sabha election.
Oct 09, 2017
Watch: PM Narendra Modi welcomed with black flags by local fishermen at BhadbhutPrime Minister Narendra Modi's inauguration of the Rs 4,337 crore Bhadbhut Barrage project in Gujarat was greeted with black flags by local fishermen
Sep 22, 2017
With Sardar Sarovar Dam inaugurated, Medha Patkar says she will continue to 'bust the myth' around projectThe Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) has reached a crucial stage, its leader Medha Patkar said on Thursday, as she sought "guidance and assistance" to continue her fight for the families affected by the Sardar Sarovar Dam.