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Republic Day violence: Delhi Police issues lookout notice against farmer leaders named in FIR
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Republic Day violence: Delhi Police issues lookout notice against farmer leaders named in FIR

Police have named 37 leaders, including Rakesh Tikait, Yogendra Yadav and Medha Patkar, in the FIR that mentioned charges of attempt to murder, rioting and criminal conspiracy (edited)

Farmers' protest: Slogans, songs and drumbeats fill the air at Delhi's Burari ground
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Farmers' protest: Slogans, songs and drumbeats fill the air at Delhi's Burari ground

The farmers, mostly from Punjab and Haryana and also from Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan, arrived at the ground in trucks and tractors to protest against Centre's new farm laws

Passport dept seeks MEA nod to prosecute activist Medha Patkar for concealing details of pending criminal cases in application
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Passport dept seeks MEA nod to prosecute activist Medha Patkar for concealing details of pending criminal cases in application

The Mumbai Regional Passport Office has sought the external affairs ministry's nod to prosecute Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) activist Medha Patkar for not disclosing criminal cases against her in her passport application

Narendra Modi will visit Sardar Sarovar Dam on birthday, says Vijay Rupani; PM to witness water in reservoir reaching full level on 17 September
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Narendra Modi will visit Sardar Sarovar Dam on birthday, says Vijay Rupani; PM to witness water in reservoir reaching full level on 17 September

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be present at the dam site to celebrate the feat on 17 September, which is also his 69th birthday

Anna Hazare calls off seven-day fast: Is he no longer the force he was back in 2003 and 2011?
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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.

Illegal sand mining: Congress govt in Madhya Pradesh fails to address menace despite tall pre-poll promises; state rivers suffer
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Illegal sand mining: Congress govt in Madhya Pradesh fails to address menace despite tall pre-poll promises; state rivers suffer

Although the new government in Madhya Pradesh promised a slew of measures to tackle the problem, the ground reality is much grimmer.

Ganga pollution protest: Bizarre disappearance of Swami Gopal Das from Dehradun hospital puts doubt on govt's intent
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Ganga pollution protest: Bizarre disappearance of Swami Gopal Das from Dehradun hospital puts doubt on govt's intent

On 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.

New Delhi farmers' march: Thousands of cultivators seek loan waiver, higher crop prices as Opposition unites against Centre
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New Delhi farmers' march: Thousands of cultivators seek loan waiver, higher crop prices as Opposition unites against Centre

Thousands of farmers from across the country on Friday marched from Ramlila Maidan to Parliament Street in the heart of the capital.

'Narendra Modi hijacking Independence heroes' legacy with Statue of Unity': Oppn slams BJP's bid to 'appropriate' Sardar Patel
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'Narendra Modi hijacking Independence heroes' legacy with Statue of Unity': Oppn slams BJP's bid to 'appropriate' Sardar Patel

As 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.

Mumbai court acquits Arvind Kejriwal, Medha Patkar and Meera Sanyal in 2014 Lok Sabha poll rally case
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Mumbai court acquits Arvind Kejriwal, Medha Patkar and Meera Sanyal in 2014 Lok Sabha poll rally case

Arvind 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.

Delhi court frames defamation charges against Medha Patkar in case filed by KVIC chairman VK Saxena
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Delhi court frames defamation charges against Medha Patkar in case filed by KVIC chairman VK Saxena

Patkar 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

Farmers hold protest march, mock Parliament session in Delhi; demand loan waivers
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Farmers hold protest march, mock Parliament session in Delhi; demand loan waivers

Criticising 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.

Watch: PM Narendra Modi welcomed with black flags by local fishermen at Bhadbhut
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Watch: PM Narendra Modi welcomed with black flags by local fishermen at Bhadbhut

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's inauguration of the Rs 4,337 crore Bhadbhut Barrage project in Gujarat was greeted with black flags by local fishermen

With Sardar Sarovar Dam inaugurated, Medha Patkar says she will continue to 'bust the myth' around project
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With Sardar Sarovar Dam inaugurated, Medha Patkar says she will continue to 'bust the myth' around project

The 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.

Narmada Bachao Andolan says Narendra Modi's 'drama' dedicating Sardar Sarovar dam to nation was 'complete failure'
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Narmada Bachao Andolan says Narendra Modi's 'drama' dedicating Sardar Sarovar dam to nation was 'complete failure'

Narmada Bachao Andolan said the "drama" of Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicating the Sardar Sarovar Dam to the nation on his birthday was a "complete failure".

Many conspired to stop Sardar Sarovar Dam project; World Bank refused to give loan: Narendra Modi
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Many conspired to stop Sardar Sarovar Dam project; World Bank refused to give loan: Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday inaugurated the Sardar Sarovar Dam on the Narmada river, saying no other project in the world has faced so many hurdles.

As PM Modi inaugurates Sardar Sarovar dam, Medha Patkar's agitation enters third day
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As PM Modi inaugurates Sardar Sarovar dam, Medha Patkar's agitation enters third day

The "Jal Satyagraha" protest led by Narmada Bachao Aandolan's Medha Patkar, seeking rehabilitation of the 40,000 families affected by the Sardar Sarovar Dam, entered the third day on Sunday.

Narendra Modi inaugurates Sardar Sarovar project: Key facts about world's second biggest dam
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Narendra Modi inaugurates Sardar Sarovar project: Key facts about world's second biggest dam

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday inaugurated the Sardar Sarovar Dam - the second biggest dam in the world on Narmada river in Gujarat

Sardar Sarovar dam: Several villages in Madhya Pradesh submerged as water level rises
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Sardar Sarovar dam: Several villages in Madhya Pradesh submerged as water level rises

Several villages, including low-level areas in Nisarpur town, were submerged on Friday as the Sardar Sarovar Dam water level rose to 128.3 meters.

#IAmGauri protest takes Bengaluru streets by storm; Sitaram Yechury, Medha Patkar join rally
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#IAmGauri protest takes Bengaluru streets by storm; Sitaram Yechury, Medha Patkar join rally

Thousands joined in a protest rally in Bengaluru, which started from city's railway station on Tuesday, to continue the nationwide demand for justice for journalist Gauri Lankesh.