Articles about Narmada

Someone wanted to sell 'Statue of Unity' for Rs. 30,000cr

06 Apr 2020

India
Someone wanted to sell 'Statue of Unity' for Rs. 30,000cr

An unidentified person has been booked in Gujarat for putting an online advertisement to sell the Statue of Unity for Rs. 30,000 crore to help the government fight the coronavirus pandemic.

Monsoon roundup: Floods ravage India; Kerala, Maharashtra, Karnataka worst-hit

10 Aug 2019

India
Monsoon roundup: Floods ravage India; Kerala, Maharashtra, Karnataka worst-hit

Massive rains have led to a critical flood situation in several states across India.

Leaking roof at Statue of Unity leaves tourists drenched

30 Jun 2019

India
Leaking roof at Statue of Unity leaves tourists drenched

After having faced much criticism over the Rs. 3,000cr splurge, the controversial Statue of Unity in Gujarat has drawn the public's ire yet again.

#InnovationAlert: An underwater Rail Network to connect UAE and India?

02 Dec 2018

World
#InnovationAlert: An underwater Rail Network to connect UAE and India?

United Arab Emirates, a land of innovations, is mulling an underwater rail network to connect the nation with India.

Congress' promise in MP: Won't allow RSS-shakhas in government buildings

11 Nov 2018

Politics
Congress' promise in MP: Won't allow RSS-shakhas in government buildings

The Congress released its manifesto for Madhya Pradesh assembly elections on Saturday and one of the promises was related to Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sena (RSS).

#StatueOfUnity: About Ram Sutar, sculptor of the world's largest statue

31 Oct 2018

India
#StatueOfUnity: About Ram Sutar, sculptor of the world's largest statue

On Wednesday, all eyes were on Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he unveiled the world's tallest statue, the 522-ft tall 'Statue of Unity' of Sardar Patel, on an island on the Narmada near the Sardar Sarovar Dam.

MP: Rahul Gandhi performs 'Narmada Aarti', then sets on roadshow

07 Oct 2018

Politics
MP: Rahul Gandhi performs 'Narmada Aarti', then sets on roadshow

Congress President Rahul Gandhi started his 8-kilometre roadshow on Saturday in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, after performing an aarti at banks of Narmada river.

Gujarat: School principal arrested for molesting girl students for months

03 Sep 2018

India
Gujarat: School principal arrested for molesting girl students for months

The principal of a residential school in the Narmada district of Gujarat has been arrested on charges of molesting girl students, police said today.

Acute water-shortage in Madhya Pradesh; 65 important dams almost dry

13 May 2018

India
Acute water-shortage in Madhya Pradesh; 65 important dams almost dry

Madhya Pradesh is staring at an acute water shortage as 65 dams, out of the 164 important reservoirs in the state, have almost dried up.

Congress leader Digvijay Singh concludes six-month-long 'Narmada Yatra'

09 Apr 2018

India
Congress leader Digvijay Singh concludes six-month-long 'Narmada Yatra'

Congress leader Digvijay Singh on Monday concluded his over six-month-long "Narmada Yatra" along the banks of the holy river in Madhya Pradesh's Narsinghpur district.

Digvijay Singh gathers evidence on corruption against BJP-ruled MP government

08 Apr 2018

India
Digvijay Singh gathers evidence on corruption against BJP-ruled MP government

Congress veteran Digvijay Singh gathered evidence on "corruption" in Madhya Pradesh government during his Narmada Yatra, which he is going to reveal soon, said Ajay Singh, Leader of Opposition in Assembly.

MP gives ministerial-status to five saints. They cancel anti-government protests

04 Apr 2018

Politics
MP gives ministerial-status to five saints. They cancel anti-government protests

In a controversial move, the BJP government in MP accorded 'Minister of State' (MoS) status to five Hindu saints, part of a Narmada conservation committee.

PM Modi dedicates Narmada dam to the nation

17 Sep 2017

India
PM Modi dedicates Narmada dam to the nation

On his 67th birthday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has dedicated the Sardar Sarovar dam built on the Narmada to the nation.

Narmada dam protests: Medha Patkar, eleven others arrested

08 Aug 2017

India
Narmada dam protests: Medha Patkar, eleven others arrested

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

Modi to attend closing ceremony of Narmada Sewa Yatra

15 May 2017

Politics
Modi to attend closing ceremony of Narmada Sewa Yatra

PM Modi visited Amarkantaka in Madhya Pradesh to attend the closing ceremony of the Narmada Sewa Yatra.

Aadhaar, government ID, becomes a miracle

15 Apr 2017

India
Aadhaar, government ID, becomes a miracle

When hearing and speech-impaired Sanjay of Narmada district applied for Aadhaar, no one knew it would unite him with his lost family.

Censor Board refuses to clear documentary on Coca Cola

20 Sep 2016

Entertainment
Censor Board refuses to clear documentary on Coca Cola

The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) refused to clear a documentary titled 'Charlie and the Coca Cola Factory' on the grounds that the film was "misleading and [had] political motive".