Bhopal News | Siddharth Ranjan Das | Friday June 28, 2013
Over a thousand people took out a rally in Bhopal today against the Madhya Pradesh government for allegedly not providing those affected by the five dam projects with adequate rehabilitation entitlement. People from over 400 villages from areas near Omkareshwar, Indira Sagar, Maheshwar, Maan and Upper Beda dams have camped in Bhopal's Neelam Park ...
South | Edited by Sabyasachi Dasgupta | Sunday September 16, 2012
Anti-nuclear protesters near Kudankulam have found a new method of protest. After standing in the sea for two days, they have buried themselves neck-deep in sand on the shores near the nuclear plant site.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday September 14, 2012
Hundreds of anti-nuclear protesters stood in the sea for the second day today demanding the preparations for fuel loading into the Kudankulam nuclear reactor in Tamil Nadu by halted.
South | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Thursday September 13, 2012
Hundreds of protesters, including women and children, waded into the sea today near the nuclear plant at Kudankulam to demand that the project be shut down immediately.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 13, 2012
Taking a cue from the 'Jal Satyagraha' activists in Madhya Pradesh, opponents of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant will stand in the sea off Idianthakarai coast today as a stepped-up form of agitation.
India News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Wednesday September 12, 2012
The villagers in Madhya Pradesh's Harda district, who were pulled out of the water by the police this morning to end their protest, have defied the prohibitory orders of the district administration and gone back to protest.
India News | Reported by Siddharth Ranjan Das; Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Tuesday September 11, 2012
A day after the victory of those sitting on a jal satyagraha in Madhya Pradesh's Khandwa district, the focus today shifted to Harda where a similar protest is going on for the last 13 days. More than 30 villagers are sitting here in neck-deep water demanding the water level in the Indira Sagar Dam be brought down to 260 metres from 262 metres, and ...
India News | Siddharth Ranjan Das | Tuesday September 11, 2012
A day after the victory of those sitting on a jal satyagraha in Madhya Pradesh's Khandwa district, the focus has now shifted to Harda where a similar protest is going on for the last 13 days. More than 50 villagers are sitting here in neck-deep water demanding the water level in the Indira Sagar Dam be brought down to 260 metres, and rehabilitation...
India News | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Monday September 10, 2012
Fifty one villagers have stood in neck-deep water - their bodies shriveled, covered with rashes and with their skin peeling - for 17 days, forcing the Madhya Pradesh government to accept their demands. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan today agreed to lower the water level in the Omkareshwar dam, one of the key demands of the protesters in Ghoga...
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Monday September 10, 2012
A group of protesters who have spent the last 17 days in neck-deep water in Madhya Pradesh have accomplished some of their goals today.
India News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Monday September 10, 2012
The 51 protesters in Madhya Pradesh's Khandwa district have been sitting in water for 17 days now hoping to draw attention to their displacement by a big dam.
India News | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Saturday September 8, 2012
It has taken Madhya Pradesh government almost two weeks to take notice of 51 protesters who have spent almost a fortnight immersed in water in Khandwa district.
India News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Friday September 7, 2012
In Madhya Pradesh's Khandwa area, 51 people stayed immersed in water for the 13th day today in what's being called a 'jal satyagraha'. The protestors are demanding compensation and rehabilitation for villagers whose homes will be submerged under water after the state government's order of opening all the gates of the Omkareshwar dam in Madhya Prade...