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
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.
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
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
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.
Swaraj India chief Yogendra Yadav and social activists Medha Patkar and Swami Agnivesh were detained after they tried to enter Mandsaur.
Yogendra Yadav, Medha Patkar, Swami Agnivesh, and JNUSU president Mohit Kumar were stopped from entering Mandsaur by the police to meet the victims 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.
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.
Various farmers' organisations from around the country will be assembling in Ratlam on Sunday to pay tributes to the farmers killed in police firing.
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.
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.
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).
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
NBA leader Medha Patkar demanded that the Jha Commission report be made public.
"The BJP is killing space for progressive students to speak," said Medha Patkar about the JNU agitation.
Chhattisgarh is embroiled in decades old inter-state water disputes with Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra.
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.
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.
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.