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Gujarat gets approval to raise height of Narmada dam

In a major boost to Gujarat which has been regularly facing water woes due to deficient rains, Chief Minister Anandiben Patel on Thursday announced that they have got approval to raise the height......

IN PHOTOS: Modi hails overflowing Narmada dam

Overflowing of Narmada dam in Gujarat has not only raised hopes of its people reeling under deficient monsoon conditions but also become a fantastic visual treat for visitors. The dam is......

Assam: Medha Patkar protests against mega dams

Narmada Bachao Movement leader Medha Patkar led a massive protest rallyin Guwahation Wednesday demanding shelving of dam projects in ecologically fragile and tectonically highly sensitive......

Modi meets PM over national status for Narmada dam

Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Friday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh with a demand to declare the Sardar Sarovar Project a national one. Modi also held deliberations with Dr Singh on......

Delay in relief for Narmada oustees annoys SC

The Supreme Court on Monday expressed annoyance over the delay in providing relief to Narmada dam oustees saying the issue had not moved an inch forward in the last one year."Today, the position is......

'Let's not stall energy security'

The Narmada dam assured us of power and water for irrigation of our parched lands. The Tehri project did the same, as did numerous other hydel projects. Indeed, in countries like Canada and the......

How water inequality governs drought-hit Maharashtra

Sugarcane, which is grown by no more than 1.1 million farmers, consumes 70 per cent of water available in Maharashtra for irrigation. In contrast, about 10 million jowar, pulses and oilseeds......

300 'smart' villages to be developed in Gujarat

Gujarat govt will set up a Tribal university in the Narmada district, over 100 smart Ashram shalas, 10 new hostels for tribal girl students On 57th Foundation Day, Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben......

How some SC judgements changed the game for corporate India

The 1995 judgment in the Union of India vs Cricket Association of Bengal case emphasised that free speech is essential for a successful democracy and citizens must have a plurality of views and a......

How long will the Railways compromise on safety?

Until longer-term capacity constraints are eased and the number of trains rationalised, compromises on safety and mishaps such as the one in Madhya Pradesh recently are inevitable, notes Bibek......

Should Gujarat watch Parzania?

Rahul Dholakia'sParzania, starring Naseeruddin Shah and Sarika,showed the tragic true story of a Parsi couple who lost their son in the 2002 Gujarat riots. But despite rave reviews, the film is not......

Chinkara case: Aamir demands evidence

Never one to throw in the towel on or off the screen, actor Aamir Khan has demanded 'documentary evidence' from the Gujarat forest department in response to the notice slapped on him on August 7......
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91 major water reservoirs level below 15%

NEW DELHI: The country's 91 major water reservoirs are at less than 15% of their combined capacity, the Central Water Commission said on Thursday.... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/economy/indicators/91-major-water-reservoirs-level-below-15/articleshow/52999335.cms
Medha Patkar accuses MP govt of turning a blind eye to 45,000 families on the brink of drowning

While the rest of the nation has been waiting with bated breath for the monsoons, those inhabiting the banks of the river Narmada have been... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/national-news/medha-patkar-accuses-mp-govt-of-turning-a-blind-eye-to-45-000-families-on-the-brink-of-drowning-1467265977.html
Why MPs Narmada-Kshipra link is a non-starter

On 29 November 2012, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and senior BJP leader Lal Krishna Advani had laid the foundation stone for... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/india-news/defying-gravity-and-logic-why-mp-s-narmada-kshipra-link-is-a-non-starter-1466433169.html
kept from school by father, Andhra kids go to police

1Polluted water kills 8-year-old Jaipur girl, her mother dies of shock In shock after the death of her eight-year-old daughter, Kamlesh, a resident... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/india-news/india-tales-kept-from-school-by-father-andhra-kids-go-to-police-1465214455.html
How water inequality governs drought-hit Maharashtra

Sugarcane, which is grown by no more than 1.1 million farmers, consumes 70 per cent of water available in Maharashtra for irrigation. In contrast,... ...

http://www.rediff.com/money/special/special-how-water-inequality-governs-drought-hit-maharashtra/20160601.htm

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