While the debate over the Sardar Sarovar Project continues, many within the state and outside are still unaware of the dam's benefits-

The history of the Sardar Sarovar dam on the river Narmada is the history of successive governments finding surreptitious ways to drown reasonable debate in the face of incontrovertible facts. Today, evidence in the audit reports of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) points to the economic insolvency that plagues the project.

ONE accusation that is flung at the Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) consistently is that the organisation is against the Sardar Sarovar dam. While this was true at one time, the NBA has been forced to accept the existence of the dam and it no longer denounces its construction.

ON March 8, the Narmada Control Authority (NCA) gave the green signal to raise the height of the Sardar Sarovar dam from 110.64 metres to 121.92 m.

It is now clear after two eventful decades that the crucial aspect of the tussle over the dams on the Narmada, particularly the Indira Sagar Project, is the neglect of resettlement and rehabilitati

The Government of Madhya Pradesh was initially supposed to undertake the process of land acquisition for the families displaced by the Indira Sagar Project (ISP), but it handed over the responsibil

As approval for a crucial increase in the height of the Sardar Sarovar dam is awaited, there is concern about whether Maharashtra will complete the resettlement and rehabilitation of the affected p

The Digvijay Singh government in Madhya Pradesh paid the price for ignoring the demands of those displaced by the Narmada Valley project.