Towards the clarion call on ‘green and clean’ energy by the government, festivals like ‘Jal Mahotsav’ may also promote awareness workshops on natural resource conservation, innovative communication

Indore bench of Madhya Pradesh high court on Tuesday directed the state government to constitute a high-level committee under chief secretary to discuss and resolve issues pertaining to Indira Saga

HARSUD (KHANDWA): 'Water, water, everywhere, not a drop to drink' the lines from Coleridge's 'Rime of the Ancient Mariner' has come true for residents of Harsud in Khandwa district of Madhya Prades

Protesters demand Indira Sagar Dam water level be kept below 260 metres

The Jal Satyagraha or sit-in-water agitation by villagers affected by the Indira Sagar Dam entered its tenth day on Tuesday despite curfew and arrests. The agitation is currently in progress in six villages in the districts of Dewas, Khandwa and Harda. The protesters are demanding land in exchange for the land submerged and keeping the water level below 260 metres.

With arrest of another 125 oustees from Bichhola village of Harda district on Tuesday, the number of arrested jal satyagrahis from Khandwa, Dewas and Harda has crossed 1,000 mark in the three days.

Hundreds of people from Khandwa, Dewas and Harda including senior Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) leader Chittaroopa Palit were arrested on Sunday by police as soon as they started jal satyagrah to ra

The Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) will hold a jal satyagaraha (protesters sitting in water) in the Indira Sagar Dam from September 1.

Simultaneous protests will take place in Badkhalia, Mel Pipliya and Unwa villages in Khandwa, Dewas and Harda districts respectively.

Outsees of various projects on Narmada formed a human chain and took out a rally from Neelam Park, to Budhwara and Yadgar-e-Shahjehani Park, on Sunday.

Will press for demands; land against land, adequate compensation and sufficient time for resettlement

Thousands of villages from the five Narmada dam affected villages will launch a five-day Satyagraha in Bhopal under the aegis of Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) to take on state authorities from June 28.

Chief minister Narendra Modi's Rs 10,000 crore Saurashtra Narmada Avtaran Irrigation (SAUNI) scheme for water-starved Saurashtra is facing serious challenge from BJP-ruled Madhya Pradesh (MP).

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