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Cross defamation cases: Delhi court cancels non-bailable warrant against Medha Patkar
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Cross defamation cases: Delhi court cancels non-bailable warrant against Medha Patkar

Medha Patkar has got a relief from a Delhi court which cancelled a non-bailable warrant against her for non-appearance in cross-defamation cases filed by VK Saxena

Sardar Sarovar dam: Medha Patkar, other activists urge Centre to rehabilitate affected
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Sardar Sarovar dam: Medha Patkar, other activists urge Centre to rehabilitate affected

Medha Patkar, met Thawar Chand Gehlot and expressed concern over the impact of closing of gates of Sardar Sarovar Dam on villagers affected by the project.

Sardar Sarovar dam controversy: Gujarat govt gets Centre's nod to 'complete' project
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Sardar Sarovar dam controversy: Gujarat govt gets Centre's nod to 'complete' project

Fifty-six years after the foundation stone for the Sardar Sarovar dam on the Narmada river was laid, the Gujarat government got permission to shut the gates of this controversy-hit structure, marking the "completion" of the project

Madhya Pradesh protests: Activists, opposition leaders demand HC probe into Mandsaur killings
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Madhya Pradesh protests: Activists, opposition leaders demand HC probe into Mandsaur killings

Civil society members, Opposition leaders dubbed the Mandsaur killing of five farmers as "murder by state machinery".

MP farmers' strike: En route to Mandsaur, Hardik Patel arrested in Neemuch; Shivraj Singh Chouhan to visit on Wednesday
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MP farmers' strike: En route to Mandsaur, Hardik Patel arrested in Neemuch; Shivraj Singh Chouhan to visit on Wednesday

Hardik Patel, social and political activist, was arrested on Tuesday in Madhya Pradesh when he was heading to Mandsaur to meet the kin of the farmers killed in police firing last week.

Madhya Pradesh farmers' strike: Medha Patkar, Yogendra Yadav detained outside Mandsaur
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Madhya Pradesh farmers' strike: Medha Patkar, Yogendra Yadav detained outside Mandsaur

Swaraj India chief Yogendra Yadav and social activists Medha Patkar and Swami Agnivesh were detained after they tried to enter Mandsaur.

Madhya Pradesh farmers' strike: Yogendra Yadav, Medha Patkar denied entry to Mandsaur by police
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Madhya Pradesh farmers' strike: Yogendra Yadav, Medha Patkar denied entry to Mandsaur by police

Yogendra Yadav, Medha Patkar, Swami Agnivesh, and JNUSU president Mohit Kumar were stopped from entering Mandsaur by the police to meet the victims families

Madhya Pradesh farmers' strike: Medha Patkar, farmer leaders to meet slain protesters' families
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Madhya Pradesh farmers' strike: Medha Patkar, farmer leaders to meet slain protesters' families

A delegation of social activists and farmer leaders will visit the families of the farmers on Sunday, who died in police firing in Madhya Pradesh's Mandsaur.

Raveena Tandon's sari tweet: Why politicise a garment that's so inclusive?
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Raveena Tandon's sari tweet: Why politicise a garment that's so inclusive?

The sari can mean what you want it to, and that is what makes it such an iconic garment. This is what makes Raveena Tandon's remark so limited and unnecessarily politicised.

MP farmers' protest: Medha Patkar, others to meet at Ratlam, pay tribute to deceased
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MP farmers' protest: Medha Patkar, others to meet at Ratlam, pay tribute to deceased

Various farmers' organisations from around the country will be assembling in Ratlam on Sunday to pay tributes to the farmers killed in police firing.

Cross defamation cases: Non-bailable warrant issued against Medha Patkar
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Cross defamation cases: Non-bailable warrant issued against Medha Patkar

A Delhi court issued non-bailable warrant (NBW) against Narmada Bachao Andolan(NBA) activist Medha Patkar for her failure to appear in cross defamation cases.

Singur case: Mamata Banerjee returns land records, compensates 800 peasants
India

Singur case: Mamata Banerjee returns land records, compensates 800 peasants

Redeeming a pledge she made years back, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday returned 9,117 land records to farmers and compensated 800 peasants from whom land had been taken against their will for the Tata Motors' Nano project.

Medha Patkar announces indefinite agitation against filling of Sardar Sarovar Dam
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Medha Patkar announces indefinite agitation against filling of Sardar Sarovar Dam

Narmada Bachao Andolan leader Medha Patkar on Friday announced launching an indefinite agitation against the Gujarat government's proposed plan to fill Sardar Sarovar Dam to its Full Reservoir Level (FRL).

Irom Sharmila's relationship with Indian State is about to change drastically
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Irom Sharmila's relationship with Indian State is about to change drastically

As Irom Sharmila ends her hunger strike and enters electoral (or even other forms of politics,) her equation with the State is likely to drastically change. Although electoral politics is one method by which the state likes to co-opt all opposition voices into the same system, this isn’t always the case

Rehabilitate those affected by Sardar Sarovar dam, demands Medha Patkar
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Rehabilitate those affected by Sardar Sarovar dam, demands Medha Patkar

NBA leader Medha Patkar demanded that the Jha Commission report be made public.

Time to take communal forces head-on: Medha Patkar shows solidarity with JNU students
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Time to take communal forces head-on: Medha Patkar shows solidarity with JNU students

"The BJP is killing space for progressive students to speak," said Medha Patkar about the JNU agitation.

After land it's dams: Congress seeks to cash in on anti-dam sentiment in Chhattisgarh
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After land it's dams: Congress seeks to cash in on anti-dam sentiment in Chhattisgarh

Chhattisgarh is embroiled in decades old inter-state water disputes with Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra.

Many AAP leaders stay away from convention called by Yadav, Bhushan
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Many AAP leaders stay away from convention called by Yadav, Bhushan

A number of AAP leaders and prominent individuals on Tuesday stayed away from the convention of party rebels Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan and chose to express solidarity through written statements instead.

Medha Patkar's resignation won't impact AAP, says party's Madhya Pradesh convener
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Medha Patkar's resignation won't impact AAP, says party's Madhya Pradesh convener

Aam Aadmi Party Madhya Pradesh Convener Alok Agrawal on Wednesday said the resignation of its former leader Medha Patkar won't impact it politically as she was not active in its affairs after she lost in the Lok Sabha elections last year.

Medha Patkar resigns from AAP, terms Bhushan-Yadav ouster 'condemnable'
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Medha Patkar resigns from AAP, terms Bhushan-Yadav ouster 'condemnable'

The activist, who had joined the party just before the Lok Sabha polls and contested from North-east Mumbai on AAP ticket, further said the organisation lacked mechanism to handle issues and to have serious dialogue with senior volunteer and party supporters.