Articles about Sardar Sarovar Dam

#HappyBirthdayPMModi: BJP, opposition leaders wish him health and happiness

17 Sep 2019

India
#HappyBirthdayPMModi: BJP, opposition leaders wish him health and happiness

On his 69th birthday today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi received wishes from his fans and critics alike.

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.

Gujarat: Study planned for water aerodrome on Sardar Sarovar Dam

23 Nov 2018

India
Gujarat: Study planned for water aerodrome on Sardar Sarovar Dam

A pre-feasibility study will be carried out for the construction of a water aerodrome at the Sardar Sarovar Dam on the Narmada river in Kevadiya district (Gujarat), about 90 kilometres from Vadodara, state Tourism Principal Secretary S J Haider said.

#StatueOfUnity: 73 tribal-villages didn't cook food to protest against Modi

01 Nov 2018

India
#StatueOfUnity: 73 tribal-villages didn't cook food to protest against Modi

Inaugurating the Statue of Unity in Gujarat on Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged Indians to follow Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's words, but tribal villages in the area slept empty stomach last night in protest.

#SardarPatelB'day: Delhi BJP organizes 'Rashtriya Ekta Daud', hails Patel's contribution

31 Oct 2018

India
#SardarPatelB'day: Delhi BJP organizes 'Rashtriya Ekta Daud', hails Patel's contribution

Delhi unit of BJP organized a run, 'Rashtriya Ekta Daud', in the city today morning to celebrate the 143rd birth anniversary of India's first Home Minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.

#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.

#StatueOfUnity: PM Modi unveils world's tallest statue of 'Sardar'

31 Oct 2018

India
#StatueOfUnity: PM Modi unveils world's tallest statue of 'Sardar'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday unveiled the 'Statue of Unity' in Gujarat.

India to experience an extremely dry summer this year

16 Apr 2018

India
India to experience an extremely dry summer this year

With the latest meteorological department data showing mild to extremely dry conditions in 404 districts in India, peak summer months could precipitate a water crisis in several parts of the country.

Lack of winter rains sees India facing water shortage

25 Feb 2018

India
Lack of winter rains sees India facing water shortage

On the back of fears about water shortage across the world, Indians are in for more bad news.

Nitin Patel presents Gujarat Budget; Opposition walks out

20 Feb 2018

Politics
Nitin Patel presents Gujarat Budget; Opposition walks out

Gujarat deputy CM Nitin Patel presented his government's first budget today. Notably, BJP wrested power in Gujarat after a high-intensity fight with the Congress in December'17.

Vallabhbhai Patel's statue one of the fastest structures ever built

19 Sep 2017

India
Vallabhbhai Patel's statue one of the fastest structures ever built

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's 'Statue of Unity' in Gujarat is one of the fastest structures to be constructed.

World Bank refused, temples gave money for Sardar Sarovar Dam

17 Sep 2017

India
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.

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.

Grand celebrations planned for Modi's birthday

17 Sep 2017

Politics
Grand celebrations planned for Modi's birthday

PM Narendra Modi turns 67 today. The Centre plans to observe this day as "Seva Diwas" (Day of Service). Various activities have been planned for the "big day" including construction of toilets, voluntary work and sanitation drives.

Sardar Sarovar Dam closing: Gandhi's MP memorial submerged, thousands affected

16 Sep 2017

India
Sardar Sarovar Dam closing: Gandhi's MP memorial submerged, thousands affected

When the gates of the Sardar Sarovar Dam in Gujarat were closed in June, the goal was to allow more water storage, increase electricity generation and reduce overflow periods, among others

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.

Narmada dam: Thousands protest against inadequate resettlement

05 Aug 2017

India
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.