NEW DELHI , May 2: Relief and rehabilitation of around one lakh affected villagers belonging to 61 villages that will be submerged once the Maheshwar Hydel project becomes operational has become the core area of dispute between the Narmada Bachao Andolan and leading textile group S. Kumars.

Mahim Pratap Singh

BHOPAL: Narmada Bachao Andolan activists have expressed

Narmada Bachao Andolan (Save Narmada Campaign) leader Medha Patkar on Tuesday led a sit- in agitation at the Narmada Control Authority (NCA) office in Indore demanding right to life and land for farmers and tribals affected by the Narmada valley proj- ect.

Mahadevan Ramaswamy and Ramaswamy R. Iyer

Those who were impatient with the Narmada Bachao Andolan's struggle must now re-examine their thinking in the light of the Second Interim Report of the Experts' Committee set up by the Ministry of Environment and Forests.

Gargi Parsai

The Narmada dam (Sardar Sarovar Project) needs a review not funds, Narmada Bachao Andolan leader Medha Patkar said here on Tuesday, slamming the Gujarat government's push for seeking permission to raise the height of the dam when over 2 lakh families of tribals, farmers, fish workers, artisans and traders still occupied the submergence zone.

J. Venkatesan

NEW DELHI: The Madhya Pradesh Government on Wednesday accused the Centre of filing a partisan affidavit to mislead the Supreme Court over the issue of canal work for the Indira Sagar and Omkareshwar dam projects.

Maulik Pathak & Kalpesh Damor / Ahmedabad November 21, 2009, 0:29 IST

Vadodara: Social activists involved with Narmada Bachao Aandolan (NBA) will make their report on the plight of Narmada oustees public within a month. Activists, including Medha Patkar, who are fighting for the cause of Narmada project-affected people (PAP), conducted their first public hearing on Friday at Parveta village near Naswadi.

KHANDWA: Thousands of people displaced by the Indira Sagar and Omkareshwar dam projects in Madhya Pradesh took to the streets here on Wednesday protesting against

Alok Agarwal, 43, was destined for the soft life of an IIT boy. Instead, he courted arrests and broken bones to stop the Maheshwar dam-------------