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Narmada Dam to be raised by 17 metres; Medha Patkar furious
India

Narmada Dam to be raised by 17 metres; Medha Patkar furious

The Narmada dam control authority has granted permission to raise the height of the Sardar Sarovar dam by 17 metres from 121 metres to 138 metres.

Consult people of Narmada valley before decision on dam: Medha Patkar
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Consult people of Narmada valley before decision on dam: Medha Patkar

"The government has neither given us any hearing nor has it taken any time nor made any attempt to know the ground reality, before deciding to go forward with Sardar Sarovar Dam construction to its final height," Patkar, leader of the Narmada Bachao Andolan, said.

MP Congress president says efforts on to win more seats
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MP Congress president says efforts on to win more seats

Newly appointed Madhya Pradesh Congress president Arun Yadav said Friday that all efforts would be made to improve the party's performance in this year's Lok Sabha polls.

Narmada Bachao Andolan and AAP: A match made in rural heaven?
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Narmada Bachao Andolan and AAP: A match made in rural heaven?

How exactly this alliance will play out in the Lok Sabha elections is yet to be decided.

Right wing leader disrupts AAP conference, calls Bhushan traitor
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Right wing leader disrupts AAP conference, calls Bhushan traitor

A activist shouted slogans and disrupted a press conference organised by AAP to announce new alliances.

For Medha Patkar, it's 2004 all over again but with an AAP-swing
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For Medha Patkar, it's 2004 all over again but with an AAP-swing

Patkar's decision to jump into politics may seem a curious one but as history shows she is no stranger to it and perhaps may have jumped the gun on entering electoral politics a decade ago.

Medha Patkar's Narmada Bachao Andolan backs AAP
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Medha Patkar's Narmada Bachao Andolan backs AAP

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) got a major boost in Maharashtra with the Narmada Bachao Andolan and its allied groups extending support on Monday, a top activist said here.

Defamation row: Patkar, NGO chief to settle for compromise
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Defamation row: Patkar, NGO chief to settle for compromise

A Delhi court on Wednesday asked Narmada Bachao Andolan activist Medha Patkar and the head of an Ahmedabad-based NGO to inform it by 25 March whether the two can compromise and withdraw the defamation cases which they have lodged against each other.

Maharashtra: Anna Hazare demands judicial probe into sale of 'sick' sugar mills
Mumbai

Maharashtra: Anna Hazare demands judicial probe into sale of 'sick' sugar mills

Alleging nexus among some Maharashtra politicians in selling sugar factories to private players by deliberately declaring them distressed, social activist Anna Hazare today demanded a judicial inquiry into these transactions.

Attack at Sabarmati Ashram was a conspiracy to kill me: Medha Patkar
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Attack at Sabarmati Ashram was a conspiracy to kill me: Medha Patkar

Social activist and Narmada Bachao Andolan leader Medha Patkar today told a local court that the attack during a public meeting at Sabarmati Ashram here after the 2002 riots was a part of a "conspiracy" to kill her.

MP villagers stand in neck-deep water to protest against dam
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MP villagers stand in neck-deep water to protest against dam

The villagers are protesting the raising the height of the Omkareshwar dam which has resulted in their lands being submerged.