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Medha Patkar's health deteriorates as hunger strike protesting Sardar Sarovar project enter 11th day
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Medha Patkar's health deteriorates as hunger strike protesting Sardar Sarovar project enter 11th day

The health of social activist Medha Patkar and 11 others, who are on an indefinite hunger strike, deteriorated as their fast entered its 11th day on Sunday.

Sardar Sarovar dam: Madhya Pradesh govt delegation couldn't convince Medha Patkar to call off fast
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Sardar Sarovar dam: Madhya Pradesh govt delegation couldn't convince Medha Patkar to call off fast

A delegation, led by a senior official of Madhya Pradesh govt failed to convince Narmada Bachao Andolan leader Medha Patkar to call off her indefinite fast

Sardar Sarovar dam: Medha Patkar's condition deteriorates, fasting NBA leader refuses to take medicines
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Sardar Sarovar dam: Medha Patkar's condition deteriorates, fasting NBA leader refuses to take medicines

The condition of Narmada Bachao Andolan leader Medha Patkar has deteriorated on the ninth day, doctors attending on her said on Friday.

Narmada dam row: Madhya Pradesh govt says won't use force at present to evacuate people
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Narmada dam row: Madhya Pradesh govt says won't use force at present to evacuate people

The Madhya Pradesh government on Tuesday said that it won't use force to make families leave the submergence areas of the Sardar Sarovar Dam on Narmada river

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

Gujarat police detains Medha Patkar, others from Narmada Bachao Andolan rally
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Gujarat police detains Medha Patkar, others from Narmada Bachao Andolan rally

Social activist Medha Patkar along with dozens of others who were to join a protest by the Narmada dam-affected people, were detained near Gujarat border.

Narmada Bachao Andolan: Activists approach President Pranab Mukherjee for rehabilitation
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Narmada Bachao Andolan: Activists approach President Pranab Mukherjee for rehabilitation

The Bhoomi Adhikar Andolan has approached President Pranab Mukherjee seeking rehabilitation of those affected by the Sardar Sarovar project in Madhya Pradesh in line with a Supreme Court order.

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
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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.

Aisi Taisi Democracy: Modi, Marriage, Gandhis and God — There Are No Holy Cows for this Comedy Trio
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Aisi Taisi Democracy: Modi, Marriage, Gandhis and God — There Are No Holy Cows for this Comedy Trio

Sanjay Rajoura, Varun Grover and Rahul Ram — who form the comedy collective Aisi Taisi Democracy — aren't afraid of highlighting the ridiculous

Dissent diary: The women protesting the Kudankulam power plant are chronicled in a new book
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Dissent diary: The women protesting the Kudankulam power plant are chronicled in a new book

Minnie Vaid interviewed the women protesting the Kudankulam power plant to gauge their concerns, for her book The Ant in the Ear of the Elephant

Am not anti-development, but land ordinance isn't pro-people, says Medha Patkar
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Am not anti-development, but land ordinance isn't pro-people, says Medha Patkar

Medha Patkar founding member of the Narmada Bachao Andolan and former convenor of National Alliance of People's Movements, believes that the land ordinance of the NDA government will badly affect the farmers, farm workers and the poor, both rural and urban.

Greenpeace activist stopped at Delhi airport: Modi could have handled the issue better
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Greenpeace activist stopped at Delhi airport: Modi could have handled the issue better

The clumsy manner in which the Modi government handled the Greenpeace activist offloading issue, it has shot itself in the foot and stoked a controversy.

Medha Patkar cross-examined in 2002 Sabarmati Ashram assault case
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Medha Patkar cross-examined in 2002 Sabarmati Ashram assault case

Social activist and Narmada Bachao Andolan leader Medha Patkar was cross-examined by the defence lawyer in the 2002 Sabarmati Ashram assault case.

A guarded U-turn? When Aamir Khan met Narendra Modi
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A guarded U-turn? When Aamir Khan met Narendra Modi

Aamir Khan, who has been championining the cause of social issues, today met Prime Minister Narendra Modi. But his bland tweets about that meeting betrayed little.