Articles about Medha Patkar
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.