States diverting dam water to corporate, alleges Medha Patkar

States diverting dam water to corporate, alleges Medha Patkar: (Courtesy: ANI)  Bhopal, Sep 09 (ANI): Environmental activist Medha Patkar alleged that state of Madhya Pradesh and neighbouring Gujarat were diverting dam water to corporate at the cost of people’s lives. The Central government has approved a long-stalled proposal to raise the height of the Narmada... Continue Reading →

Press Release: “NARMADA KI AAWAZ” 30 Years of Struggle – 17-18 July, 2015 at Jantar Mantar

Press Release  “NARMADA KI AAWAZ”  30 Years of Struggle 17-18 July, 2015 at Jantar Mantar New Delhi (17th July 2015) : Hundreds of people from the Sardar Sarovar Project affected regions in the Narmada valley marched to Jantar Mantar at Delhi for a 2-day protest against raising of the height of the Sardar Sarovar Dam... Continue Reading →

News updates on Coal, Energy, IFIs, Land, Water and Forest: 16 April, 2015

16 April, 2015 A.Coal & Energy Australia-India civil nuke pact possible by year end: FM Bishop: http://zeenews.india.com/news/india/australia-india-civil-nuke-pact-possible-by-year-end-fm-bishop_1579499.html Coal turnaround to ease power cuts this summer: http://www.rediff.com/business/report/coal-turnaround-to-ease-power-cuts-this-summer/20150416.htm Fewer power cuts likely this summer as govt engineers coal turnaround: http://www.business-standard.com/article/reuters/modi-s-coal-turnaround-to-ease-chronic-power-cuts-115041600112_1.html State discoms may cap costs of thermal power plants before inviting bids for power supply:http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/46938836.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst Coal auction... Continue Reading →

Narmada: 30 Years of Resilience – a Calendar (April 2015-March 2016)

Narmada: 30 Years of Resilience - a Calendar (April 2015-March 2016) Dear Friend, Narmada Bachao Andolan (Save the Narmada Movement) has completed 30 years of its history and innumerable struggles. The Delhi Solidarity Group is celebrating this great event it by bringing out a calendar. Thirty long years of NBA’s arduous struggles against the construction... Continue Reading →

News on Coal, Energy, IFIs, Land, water and Forest: 17 February, 2015

A.Coal & Energy Coal auction a Rs 50,000 crore annual bonanza for states: http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/46270828.cms SCCL determined to give a tough fight to rivals: http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/telangana/sccl-determined-to-give-a-tough-fight-to-rivals/article6903942.ece Trans-Damodar coal block goes to Durgapur Projects: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kolkata/Trans-Damodar-coal-block-goes-to-Durgapur-Projects/articleshow/46267807.cms? B S Ispat wins coal mine in Maharashtra: http://www.deccanherald.com/content/460180/b-s-ispat-wins-coal.html Three firms win coal mines: http://www.business-standard.com/article/current-affairs/three-firms-win-coal-mines-115021700038_1.html Monnet Ispat gets coalmin notice for Gare Palma... Continue Reading →

The Two-Day Chetavni Dharna concludes today (25 June 2014)

Union Water Resources and Social Justice Ministers Uma Bharti and Thavar Chand Gehlot meet Narmada Oustee's Delegation. Assure that the NCA and Rehabilitation Sub Group will look into the demands, before taking further action Hundreds of protesters issue strong warning to NDA Govt CPM, Congress and AAP express solidarity with SSP Oustees Group of MPs... Continue Reading →

Press Release: Unlawful demolition leaves 600 homeless in Mumbai

GHAR BACHAO GHAR BANAO ANDOLAN c/o NAPM, Room No 29-30, Ist Floor, A Wing, haji Habib Building, Naigaon Cross Road, Dadar (E), Mumbai 14 Press Release 21st May 2014 UNLAWFUL DEMOLITION OF 130 HOMES, 600 RENDERED HOMELESS Slum dwellers start Satyagraha asserting their right to shelter: Aam Aadmi Party to support National Alliance of People’s... Continue Reading →

Land Acquisition in India: News Updates: 21 November, 2013

1. Land Acquisition Act has ‘loopholes’, says activist Medha Patkar: Medha Patkar today claimed there are “loopholes” in the Land Acquisition Act and political parties should listen to the voice of the “struggling people” if they want to resolve the conflicts over the issue of land. http://www.firstpost.com/india/land-acquisition-act-has-loopholes-says-activist-medha-patkar-1240725.html 2. Human rights defender Ms Agnes Kharshiing released; struggle for land... Continue Reading →

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