Medha Patkar: News

14 Dec 2022

Raghuram Rajan

Rajasthan: Former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan joins Bharat Jodo Yatra

Former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan joined the Congress Party's Bharat Jodo Yatra (BJY) led by Rahul Gandhi, which is now traveling across Rajasthan.

23 Nov 2022

Rahul Gandhi

Bharat Jodo Yatra: Rahul Gandhi to mobilize key activists, celebrities

Even as the Congress is braving the Medha Patkar row, the party feels there's a need for a proper structure to reach out to more non-political faces to join its Bharat Jodo Yatra.

29 Jan 2021

Delhi Police

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.

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.

10 Dec 2018

United Nations (UN)

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.

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

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

05 Aug 2017

Madhya Pradesh

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.