Medha Patkar

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Conspiracy hatched in September: Delhi Police in R-Day violence FIR

29 Jan 2021

Conspiracy hatched in September: Delhi Police in R-Day violence FIR

A conspiracy to storm Delhi was hatched in September after the central government passed new agricultural laws, the Delhi Police has said in one of the 33 FIRs lodged in connection with the Republic Day violence earlier this week.

R-Day rally: 20 farmer leaders served notices by Delhi Police

28 Jan 2021

R-Day rally: 20 farmer leaders served notices by Delhi Police

Two days after a farmers' protest rally took a violent turn, the Delhi Police has issued notices to at least 20 farmer leaders for defying an agreement regarding the rally.

Blamed for inciting Republic Day chaos, Deep Sidhu goes 'missing'

28 Jan 2021

Blamed for inciting Republic Day chaos, Deep Sidhu goes 'missing'

Actor-activist Deep Sidhu has gone missing, so to speak, since the chaos during the farmers' tractor rally on Republic Day (January 26).

BKU (Bhanu), Rashtriya Kisan Mazdoor Sangathan withdraw from farmers' protest

27 Jan 2021

BKU (Bhanu), Rashtriya Kisan Mazdoor Sangathan withdraw from farmers' protest

Two farmer unions on Wednesday announced their withdrawal from the months-long protest against the central government's new agricultural laws.

Five famous social activists in India you should know about

02 Jan 2020

Five famous social activists in India you should know about

Social activism plays a vital role in bringing about social changes for the betterment of society.

Ganga activist Swami Gopal Das' disappearance raises questions on government

25 Dec 2018

Ganga activist Swami Gopal Das' disappearance raises questions on government

For the last six months, Swami Gopal Das has been fasting for Ganga river.

Hundreds gather at Parliament street to celebrate Human Rights Day

10 Dec 2018

Hundreds gather at Parliament street to celebrate Human Rights Day

Hundreds of people from across the country, including prominent activists like Medha Patkar and Shabnam Hashmi, gathered at Parliament Street in central Delhi to celebrate the International Human Rights Day (HRD) today.

Anna Hazare is back in Delhi with his anti-corruption protest

23 Mar 2018

Anna Hazare is back in Delhi with his anti-corruption protest

Seven years after his hunger strike shook the then UPA government, anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare is back at Delhi's iconic Ramlila Maidan.

World Bank refused, temples gave money for Sardar Sarovar Dam

17 Sep 2017

World Bank refused, temples gave money for Sardar Sarovar Dam

Dedicating the 2nd biggest dam in the world to the people of India, Modi said that the Sardar Sarovar Dam on the Narmada faced many hurdles.

Narmada dam protests: Medha Patkar, eleven others arrested

08 Aug 2017

Narmada dam protests: Medha Patkar, eleven others arrested

Veteran environmental activist Medha Patkar and eleven others were arrested yesterday by the Dhar police.

Narmada dam: Thousands protest against inadequate resettlement

05 Aug 2017

Narmada dam: Thousands protest against inadequate resettlement

As political drama and the India-China military standoff in Doklam are hogging the national limelight among other things, 12 people including veteran activist, Medha Patkar have been fasting over the past week over the government's decision to raise water levels in the Sardar Sarovar dam in Narmada.