The self-esteem of Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA), the activist group formed by Medha Patkar 22 years ago, may suffer a severe dent with the Supreme Court on Wednesday

The Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) on Monday urged the Union government not to accede to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's demand to raise the height of the Narmada dam to its final level even when social and environmental compliances with regard to displaced families were lagging.

Accused of making wrong statements on land acquisition for Omkareshwar Dam
The Supreme Court has asked the Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA), why perjury proceedings should not be initiated against it for providing false information under oath.

The court issued the notice on a petition by the Madhya Pradesh government accusing it of making

Union Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh will visit the Narmada valley on April 10 and 11 for a spot assessment of the ground situation. The minister gave this assurance to the Narmada Bachao Andolan members and project affected oustees who held a day-long demonstration outside his office here on Monday to draw his attention to the projects related problems being faced by them.

BHILALA TRIBALS often assemble next to what used to be their village, Atursumba of Khargaon district in southeast Madhya Pradesh. Dwarfing them is a 100-feet-wide canal laid high above the ground.

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The Centre has allowed a revision in the project cost of the Sardar Sarovar Project (Narmada dam) to Rs.39,240.45 crore from Rs.6,406 crore (1986-87 prices) despite non-compliance by the Gujarat government in several aspects of the dam project, which has been in the making for several years.

This information was unearthed by the South Asia Network on Dams, Rivers and People (SAN

The Narmada Bachao Andolan has urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to stand firm on the suspension of the Maheshwar dam construction, and not be swayed by the "propaganda" of the Madhya Pradesh government.

Interview with Medha Patkar, Narmada Bachao Andolan leader
MEDHA PATKAR, the 56-year-old leader of the Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA), is fighting what she calls the

NEW DELHI: The Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) has urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to send a high-level Group of Ministers to the Narmada Valley to assess

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