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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
India

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

Dammed and mined, Narmada can no longer support people living in the river valley
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Dammed and mined, Narmada can no longer support people living in the river valley

The dams and rampant mining of sand from the foreshore and riverbed of the Narmada River have caused significant damage to the riverine ecology, affecting livelihoods of people living in the river valley.

Busy selling Narmada dreams, MP politicos disregard declining water levels, impact of sand mining and deforestation
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Busy selling Narmada dreams, MP politicos disregard declining water levels, impact of sand mining and deforestation

Bhopal's citizens, even though they are benefiting from the Narmada, express concern for the health of the river.

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.

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

At Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank's Mumbai convention, activists set to seek accountability, speak truth to power
India

At Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank's Mumbai convention, activists set to seek accountability, speak truth to power

Political and social activists from across India are converging in Mumbai for a People’s Convention on Infrastructure Financing which will demand accountability from the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

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

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.

Ahead of Gujarat Assembly election, Sardar Sarovar Dam holds special importance for water-starved, politically-crucial Saurashtra
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Ahead of Gujarat Assembly election, Sardar Sarovar Dam holds special importance for water-starved, politically-crucial Saurashtra

The BJP has turned the Sardar Sarovar dam project into a symbol of Gujarati pride. Within the state, Saurashtra has been given special focus, and for good reason.

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".

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.

Medha Patkar granted bail in case of abduction of govt employees, likely to be released today
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Medha Patkar granted bail in case of abduction of govt employees, likely to be released today

Social activist and Narmada Bachao Andolan leader Medha Patkar, who was granted bail in an abduction case on Wednesday, is likely to be released on Thursday evening

Narmada Bachao Andolan: Madhya Pradesh BJP leaders resign in protest after arrest of Medha Patkar
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Narmada Bachao Andolan: Madhya Pradesh BJP leaders resign in protest after arrest of Medha Patkar

In protest against jailing of leader Medha Patkar after "framing her in false charges", BJP members in Madhya Pradesh on Friday resigned en masse

Sardar Sarovar dam: Warrant issued against Medha Patkar for failing to appear for cross defamation hearings
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Sardar Sarovar dam: Warrant issued against Medha Patkar for failing to appear for cross defamation hearings

A Delhi court issued a warrant seeking production of Narmada Bachao Andolan activist Medha Patkar who failed to appear before it in defamation cases filed by her and KVIC Chairman VK Saxena against each other

Sardar Sarovar dam: Jyotiraditya Scindia warns of agitation if govt does not rehabilitate 42,000 families
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Sardar Sarovar dam: Jyotiraditya Scindia warns of agitation if govt does not rehabilitate 42,000 families

Jyotiraditya Scindia demanded that the BJP government in the state ensured a proper rehabilitation for the dam oustees and compensated them at the earliest

Sardar Sarovar dam: Delhi organisations condemn 'use of police force' against Medha Patkar
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Sardar Sarovar dam: Delhi organisations condemn 'use of police force' against Medha Patkar

Various organisations on Tuesday demanded the release of activist Medha Patkar, currently kept at a hospital in Indore, as they organised a demonstration in Delhi

CPM condemns Madhya Pradesh govt after state police forcibly removes Medha Patkar from Sardar Sarovar protest
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CPM condemns Madhya Pradesh govt after state police forcibly removes Medha Patkar from Sardar Sarovar protest

The CPM Monday condemned the alleged high-handedness with which social activist Medha Patkar, fasting for rehabilitation of Sardar Sarovar oustees, was removed from the protest site in Madhya Pradesh by the state police

Medha Patkar hospitalised after 12 days of fasting in Madhya Pradesh
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Medha Patkar hospitalised after 12 days of fasting in Madhya Pradesh

Medha Patkar and her associates had launched the fast on 27 July, demanding "proper" rehabilitation and resettlement of those affected by the Sardar Sarovar Project.