Supreme Court lawyer and anti-corruption activist Prashant Bhushan has said the Maheshwar dam project, the country's first privately-financed hydropower project, mired in financial irregularities, is unviable.

Mr. Bhushan was addressing in Maheshwar on Sunday a rally, taken out by oustees of the project against the recent decision of the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) allowing raising the water level in the reservoir up to 154 metres.

In a illegitimate reversal of the decision dated 6th May 2011 of Union Ministry of Environment and Forests (MOEF), prohibiting any closure of the gates of the Maheshwar dam or submergence until com

Despite the facts that no synchronization and electricity generation is possible at EL 154 meters of the Maheshwar dam, that there is no survey of the impact of submergence at EL 154 meters, and th

DHEMAJI: The anti-dam movement in Assam received a shot in the arm when Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) leader Medha Patkar on Thursday said that construction of big dams in the region must be stopped “at any cost”.

The firebrand activist was addressing a public rally at Sauldhuaghat in Lakhimpur district. The rally was organized by six organizations, including the Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS), TMPK, AJYCP and AAMSU (R).

The Narmada Bachao Andolan claimed that Mukul Kasliwal, S Kumars scion and chairman of SMHPCL, failed to explain the fact that cost of power from the privatised Maheshwar hydel project being constr

Narmada Bachao Andolan ( NBA) has demanded CBI inquiry into the purchase of power from Maheshwar Hydro- electric project, which is now Rs 10 per unit and it has become unviable.

The Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) is a protracted struggle of more than three decades against large dams. While the movement has been a witness to various highs and lows, some key lessons nevertheless can be deducted by analysing its overall successes and failures. Arguments presented in this article are based on the assumption that ‘domestic mobilisation is one of the main strategies in shaping political will amongst state actors’.

Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Narmada Bachao Andolan Vs State of Madhya Pradesh dated 26/07/2011 regarding allotment of land in lieu of land acquired and non-compliance of R&R Policy for the oustees of the Narmada Projects. Supreme Court notes rejects the appeal of the appellant for granting agricultural land to landless labourers to the extent of 2 hectares.

RECENTLY, THERE has been an attempt to besmirch the reputation of the Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) in the public eye.

Narmada Bachao Andolan on Sunday defended its position by asserting that the Madhya Pradesh government had misled the Supreme Court as a consequence of which, while passing the order on May 11 to uphold the land rights of the Omkareshwar dam oustees, the top court