January 2010

January 03, 2010 State Information Commission slaps a Rs. 10000 fine on errant Public Information Officers (PIOs)

December 2009

December 28, 2009 Narmada Ghati respectfully remembers Baba Amte and Sanjay Sangvai
December 18, 2009 SC declines to lift High Court stay on ISP-OSP Canals: Next hearing on Jan 19th

November 2009

November 27, 2009 Chief Minister's letter confirms no R&R Plan for Maheshwar Project
November 11, 2009 Indefinite stay on Omkareshwar and Indira Sagar Canals - Canal affected also entitled to all R&R as reservoir-affected
November 11, 2009 Union Environment Minister proposes stoppage of work on Maheshwar dam
November 06, 2009 Displaced People Will Converge In Bhopal: Moral Victory For The struggle in the Narmada valley
November 05, 2009 Arrested Activists released Except Alok Agrawal
November 03, 2009 Contempt of Court and violation of Democracy by Administration
November 01, 2009 NBA.s peaceful protest receives over-whelming civil society support on fourth day
November 01, 2009 INDEFINITE JAIL-FAST OF NBA ACTIVISTS ENTERS SECOND DAY: Against unlawful arrests and seizure of office

October 2009

October 30, 2009 NBA condemns as reprehensible the lathi charge, illegal arrests and seizure of office in Khandwa
October 28, 2009 Thousands of oustees of Narmada Valley Dam Projects march for their rights in Khandwa
October 28, 2009 Lathicharge on Displaced People, Police Atrocity instead of Rights, Repression instead of Execution of Court Orders

September 2009

September 25, 2009 Madhya Pradesh (M.P.) High Court refuses permission to fill Omkareshwar dam
September 13, 2009 Narmada in Full Spate Again: Gross Illegality and Callous Nexus of State Exposed

September 12, 2009 M.P. High Court Issues Contempt Notice to Collectors and Contractors in Narmada Canals Case
September 03, 2009 Jabalpur High Court Issues Contempt Notice to NVDA
September 02, 2009 Madhya Pradesh High Court directs grant of 5 acres of agricultural land to 16,000 adult sons and adult unmarried daughters

August 2009

August 29, 2009 M.P. High Court stays review of GRA Orders favourable to oustees, sought by State and NHDC
August 26, 2009 Representatives from Narmada valley meet M.P. Governor and seek protection of Gram Sabha's rights.
August 24, 2009 Narmada Bachao Andolan kick-starts massive Gram Swaraj Abhiyan in Narmada valley.
August 15, 2009 Victory for decade-long land-struggle of tribal oustees of Man dam as M.P. High Court directs Govt. to provide 5 acres of agricultural land to adult sons
August 07, 2009 M.P. High Court Orders Continued Stay on Land Acquisition and Excavation for Indira Sagar (ISP) and Omkareshwar (OSP) - Narmada Canals

July 2009

July 02, 2009 Jabalpur High Court stays land acquisition in Omkareshwar & ISP canal work

June 2009

June 24, 2009 Jabalpur High Court begins hearing Omkareshwar and Indira-Sagar
June 23, 2009 Jabalpur High Court: Corruption in SSP PAF's Rehabilitation
June 09, 2009 Justice Jha Commission visits Narmada Valley: PAFs expose rampant corruption
June 08, 2009 Narmada Canal Breach Causes Loss and Chaos Again: No Water Supply to Jamnagar, Kutch, Saurashtra and Rajkot.
June 08, 2009 NBA Welcomes the Conferment of the Prem Bhatia Memorial Award for Excellence in Journalism to Gargi Parsai.

May 2009

May 18, 2009 High Court Orders No submergence of lands and houses in affected villages of Maheshwar and Upper Beda dam
May 14, 2009 Supreme Court.s No to fill Omkareshwar dam up to 193.3 m
May 13, 2009 Legal Update: Sardar Sarovar Corruption in Rehabilitation

April 2009

April 25, 2009 Hearing on Corruption in Rehabilitation of Sardar-Sarovar Affected proceeds at Jabalpur High Court
April 24, 2009 Sardar Sarovar: Environmental Experts' Committee Concludes Non-Compliance
April 05, 2009 Advocate N.S. Kale - The passing away of a mountain : Obituary

March 2009

March 27, 2009 Supreme Court Upholds the Historic Judgement of the Jabalpur Hight Court on Right to Peaceful Protest and Right to Life
March 23, 2009 In Memoriam:
NBA salutes the life-long contribution of Smitu Kothari to people's movements
March 16, 2009 HC orders Government to obtain private agricultural and Government lands for oustees
March 13, 2009 Lower Goi Project in the Narmada Valley: Repression instead of Rehabilitation
March 11, 2009 HOLI Observed with Jubilation by Thousands of Adivasis in the Narmada Valley.

February 2009

February 28, 2009 Oustees demand stoppage of Maheshwar dam in front of Environment Monitoring Committee
February 23, 2009 Jabalpur High Court Directs Immediate Inquiry into Corruption in the Rehabilitation of Sardar Sarovar Project Affected
February 17, 2009 Three Day BAL MELA of Thousands of Children Culminates in the Narmada Valley
February 05, 2009 Investigation Commission for Corruption in Resettlement and Fake Registries: M.P. High Court Summons the State Govt.


November 2008

November 06, 2008 Massive Demonstration by the People Displaced by Narmada Dams

September 2008

September 08, 2008 Narmada oustees demonstrate at various places in front of Chief Minister: Activists of movement illegally detained

August 2008

August 21, 2008 Jabalpur High Court Gives Final Order on Case Regarding Corruption in Sardar Sarovar Rehabilitation

August 17, 2008 Jal-Satyagraha of Indira Sagar oustees begins in Villages Gehelgaon and Donglighat. Jal satyagraha continues in UPPER Beda dam area
August 07, 2008 Madhya Pradesh High Court orders acquisition of 974 excluded houses: GRA confirms that houses in Govt surveys were arbitrarily excluded
August 04, 2008 Satyagraha begins in Upper Beda dam in Narmada valley: People from all over the Narmada valley make a declaration of struggle
August 02, 2008 'Jal Satyagraha' in Narmada Valley: Oustees are ready to face inhuman and unconstitutional submergence

July 2008

July 27, 2008 Case on Massive Corruption in SSP Rehabilitation - Final Hearing held in Jabalpur HC
July 16, 2008 CBI arrests Rehabilitation Officer for Narmada projects red-handed accepting bribe
July 14, 2008 M.P. High Court cancels appointment of ex-officers of NVDA as Members of GRA
July 12, 2008 Thousands of Narmada dam Oustees March for Rights in Bhopal: Declare Satyagraha in Narmada valley

June 2008

June 21, 2008 High Court not satisfied with rehabilitation in Omkareshwar Project: Refuses permission to increase water level in dam
June 14, 2008 Massive Corruption and Technical Flaws Have Caused the SSP Canal Breaches

May 2008

May 19, 2008 Supreme Court Directs Madhya Pradesh High Court To Take Decision About Submergence On Assessment Of Rehabilitation And Resettlement
May 08, 2008 Chief Justice of M.P. High Court, to hear the case
of corruption worth crores of rupees in the rehabilitation of families affected by the SSP.

April 2008

April 07, 2008 Supreme Court directs Govt. of Madhya Pradesh to file details of land to be given to oustees

March 2008

March 21, 2008 Women's Day Remembered in the Narmada Valley: Women's Role Crucial in People's Struggles for Life and Livelihood.
March 16, 2008 Huge Rally of Maheshwar Dam Oustees: Many organizations and renowned individuals participate
March 10, 2008 Supreme Court Hears the Sardar Sarovar Case.
March 05, 2008 Jabalpur High Court Stays Procedures Initiated by NVDA: Issues Notices to Govt. of Madhya Pradesh, NVDA, NCA and others on the Fake Registry Cases

February 2008

February 22, 2008 Madhya Pradesh High Court gives land-mark judgment: Directs allotment of land to oustees of Omkareshwar dam

December 2007

December 20, 2007 Public Hearing held in Badwani - Rampant Corruption Hampers Rehabilitation Process

November 2007

November 14, 2007 NCA Admits Illegality of Sardar Sarovar Dam Height Increase to 121.92 m

September 2007

September 25, 2007 Jabalpur High Court Order - Victory for NBA, Affirms Affected People's Right to Agitate
September 05, 2007 Supreme Court upholds Madhya Pradesh High Court Order in favor of oustees: Directs water level of Omkareshwar dam to be kept at EL 189 M
September 02, 2007 Public Hearing Conducted in SSP Affected Villages

August 2007

August 17, 2007 Madhya Pradesh High Court directs reduction in the water level in Omkareshwar dam to 189 meters or less
August 17, 2007 The Chief Justice of Madhya Pradesh hails NBA's Right to Agitate
August 05, 2007 Fast by Medha Patkar ends on release from Jail: The Dharna continues in Badwani for the 6th day
August 01, 2007 Fourth day of dharna in Badwani; medha begins fast in jail

July 2007

July 31, 2007 The struggle continues - indefinite dharna (sit-in) at Badwani begins
July 21, 2007 SATYAGRAHIS BLOCKED THE ROAD, STOPPED THE MINISTER'S VEHICLE
July 17, 2007 KHANDWA: UPDATE AND APPEAL
July 17, 2007 LAND CULTIVATED, NIMAD FARMERS BRING IN TRACTORS FOR ADIVASIS
July 16, 2007 SSP AFFECTED ADIVASIS SERVE NOTICE UNDER SC/ST ATROCITIES ACT
July 15, 2007 ADIVASIS BEGIN CO-OPERATIVE AGRICULTURE IN OCCUPIED LANDS
: GOVERNMENT PREPARING TO FILE CASES AGAINST SATYAGRAHIS
July 14, 2007 URGENT APPEAL
July 13, 2007 SARDAR SAROVAR: OUSTEES ASSERTING THEIR RIGHTS THROUGH LAND OCCUPATION
July 12, 2007 The 37 day historic fast ends with a call for further struggle
July 10, 2007 Indefinite fast continues for the 35th day: Illegal Submergence in the affected regions
July 10, 2007 SUPREME COURT DISMISSES CASE AGAINST NBA ON FOREIGN FUNDING, VIOLENCE, SEDITION CHARGES
July 06, 2007 Andolan replies to the questions raised by the government in a section of the media:
July 04, 2007 Second Round Talks with the Narmada Minister: No Concrete Solution Offered
July 04, 2007 Narmada river in spate
July 03, 2007 Sardar Sarovar Rehabilitation: The Biggest Land Scam Exposed
July 01, 2007 Thousands brave rain in Bhopal; 26th day of indefinite fast; Yuva Samwad representatives start a three-day fast in solidarity

June 2007

June 30, 2007 Displaced people shift to Bhopal as indefinite fast continues into its 25th day and the High Court decision affirms the demands of the displaced
June 29, 2007 CALLOUS ATTITUDE OF THE GOVERNMENT TOWARDS THE STRUGGLE BY DAM-AFFECTED PEOPLE CONTINUES: CHILDRENíS RALLY ON 2ND JULY
June 27, 2007 URGENT APPEAL FOR SUPPORT - II
June 26, 2007 Police brutality on the 21st day of indefinite fast: A dozen activists suffer attack of police's fists, boots and lathis
June 26, 2007 Indefinite fast in Khandwa continues on 21st day: State Government openly flouts law
June 25, 2007 Struggle against Government atrocities is inevitable: Medha
June 24, 2007 High Court orders no coercive measures in villages affected by Omkareshwar Project
June 23, 2007 Indefinite hunger strike reaches its 18th day: Wide support for the Khandwa struggle
June 21, 2007 16th day of the indefinite hunger strike: Jiroth Phaliya surrounded by water and deprived of food.
June 19, 2007 SOME MORE VILLAGES ARE IN DANGER: HIGH COURT TO HEAR GUNJARI ISSUE ON 22 JUNE
June 16, 2007 Dam Oustees Continue to Brave Rising Waters: House at 189 metres height submerges at water level of 185 metres.
June 16, 2007 Drastic Erosion of Socio-Economic Condition of People in Resettlement Sites
June 16, 2007 URGENT APPEAL FOR SUPPORT
June 15, 2007 Submergence Without Resettlement in Gunjari: Satyagraha Commences
June 14, 2007 State Repression Begins in the Name of Supreme Court Order: Fast enters ninth day
June 11, 2007 Supreme Court issues stay order on the Interim Stay of High Court
June 10, 2007 The Plight of Displaced People Worsens : Due to Blatant Flouting of Supreme Court Orders
June 09, 2007 Five thousand people carry on sit-in: Represntatives meet District Collector
June 08, 2007 Indefinite Hunger Strike continues into the third day
June 06, 2007 Indefinite Hunger Strike of Narmada Oustees Begins at Khandwa
June 05, 2007 Indefinite Dharna started at Khandwa : Agricultural land for farmers and landless

May 2007

May 30, 2007 SANJAY SANGVAI IS NO MORE
May 29, 2007 Sea of Narmada dam oustees protest in Khargone: Demand to scrap destructive Maheshwar Project
May 19, 2007 Madhya Pradesh High Court stays reservoir-filling in Omkareshwar dam this monsoon
May 16, 2007 Lathi charge and teargassing on Maheshwar dam oustees, 40 oustees wounded

April 2007

April 25, 2007 Counter to foreign-funding and sedition allegations against NBA
April 20, 2007 Stay on closure of Omkareshwar dam gates continues: Grievance Redressal Authority ordered for detailed enquiry

March 2007

March 15, 2007 Hundreds of affected people protest in Mumbai against the loot of public money in the Maheshwar dam;
March 14, 2007 High Court Orders M.P Government to file affidavit on damages in Indira Sagar dam in the context of apprehended down-stream impacts; Survey by Central Water Commission and Survey of India begins in ISP submergence area;

February 2007

February 27, 2007 NBA files complaint with SEBI against CARE rating of Shree Maheshwar Hydel Power Corporation OFCDs, Asks for cancellation of CARE registration
February 24, 2007 Large-scale breakages in Indira Sagar dam : Huge threat to public safety and life of lakhs of villagers downstream of dam
February 16, 2007 CHILDREN OF THE NARMADA VALLEY WILL CELEBRATE THEIR 10th BAL MELA!
February 14, 2007 NBA receives Notice on the ludicrous charge of Sedition !
February 12, 2007 Maheshwar Dam Oustees March and Sit-in at Bhopal: Demand to stop work on the dam
February 12, 2007 MAINTAINABILITY OF NCCL PETITION CHALLENGED

January 2007

January 01, 2007 Urgent Appeal: Two lakh people, adivasis and farmers, from the Narmada valley cry halt to destruction


November 2006

November 11, 2006 Huge Protest and Declaration of Struggle by over Ten Thousand Maheshwar Dam-Affected People.

October 2006

October 16, 2006 No Compliance on Rehabilitation ; Dam remains stalled.
October 15, 2006 Supreme Court to take up Narmada Case on October 16 : Dam Construction continues jeopardising the life of 1.75 lakh people.
October 03, 2006 Dam Work Begins in Total Violation of People's Rights

September 2006

September 30, 2006 Fishworkers and Boatmen assert their Right to Water and Fisheries in Sardar Sarovar
September 25, 2006 Narmada People Resolve for Dogged Resistance despite Submergence, Satyagraha Concluded
September 21, 2006 State Government's claims of completion of R&R exposed: Houses and fields submerged without acquisition and R&R, in rising ISP reservoir
September 09, 2006 M. P. High Court judgment orders important benefits for Indira Sagar dam oustees
September 06, 2006 Invitation for Monsoon 'Satyagraha - Samapan'
September 04, 2006 Maharashtra Tribals demand survey of oustees, rehabilitation and land.

August 2006

August 23, 2006 Sardar Sarovar Drowns the Adivasis but neither their Spirit nor their Struggle.
August 22, 2006 Flood Management, Not control through either ILR or Large Dams, will show the way !
August 15, 2006 Narmada Valley celebrates Independence Day amidst tragedy: More water released from upstream dams.
August 11, 2006 Massive Submergence Destroys People's Schools, Micro-Hydel Plants: Govt. Unprepared for Rescue and Relief
August 08, 2006 NARMADA WATERS DESTROY MICRO-HYDEL POWER PLANT AT BILGAON: SATYAGRAHA CONTINUES
August 07, 2006 NARMADA WATERS REACH OVER 127 mts.: SATYAGRAHA LAUNCHED AT TWO MORE VILLAGES; 120 CHILDREN ARRESTED
August 05, 2006 THOUSANDS BRAVE HEAVY RAINS TO LAUNCH NARMADA SATYAGRAHA: ALL SET FOR PROTRACTED STRUGGLE
August 04, 2006 Manibeli Encircled with Submergence Waters on Aug 3; Thousands to gather and begin Satyagraha from August 5

July 2006

July 25, 2006 NO MORE DESTRUCTION : Satyagraha in the valley from August 5 !
July 11, 2006 SHUNGLU COMMITTEE REPORT UNTRUTHFUL; DISTORTS FINDINGS: 1 LAKH PEOPLE WILL FACE THE CHALLENGE
July 11, 2006 THE SRP SCAM AND FALSE REGISTRIES: NSSO COMPLETELY FAILS TO LOOK INTO THIS SERIOUS ISSUE
July 08, 2006 ALLEGATIONS AGAINST NBA ABSURD: READY FOR ANY ENQUIRY
July 02, 2006 SHUNGLU COMMITTEE SUBMITS REPORT TO PRIME MINISTER; NBA DEMANDS THE REPORT BE MADE PUBLIC IMMEDIATELY

June 2006

June 22, 2006 Oustees of six Narmada dams march in Bhopal demanding justice,rehabilitation and audit of benefits: Dharna begins at Tin Shed, talks with State Government today
June 19, 2006 Medha Patkar and Others Arrested While Seeking Appointment with UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi
June 09, 2006 COME TO THE NARMADA VALLEY : JUNE 13-14, 2006
June 08, 2006 CONVENTION ON WATER RIGHTS; VILLAGE COMMUNITIES RESOLVE TO FIGHT TO SAFEGUARD THEIR WATER


May 2006

May 31, 2006 Public protest and fast by Maheshwar dam oustees in Mumbai
May 29, 2006 NBA concerned about Sardar Sarovar Oversight Group's mode of operation; Call for serious review of survey methodology and immediate redressal
of critical issues
May 28, 2006 Boycott of 'fanaa' symbol of fanaticism; NBA respects and appreciates those ho show social commitment beyond commercial interests and careers.
May 12, 2006 Maheshwar dam affected farmers and fisherpeople demonstrate at Power Finance Corporation
May 11, 2006 Displaced rural families of Maheshwar dam on Narmada river arrive in Delhi to seek justice
May 09, 2006 NBA Activists and Supporters Protest the Supreme Court's Anti-People Judgement
May 08, 2006 Supreme Court's cruel statement damns and devastates the Narmada Valley.
May 07, 2006 Governments continue to mislead the courts
May 07, 2006 SARDAR SAROVAR: STOP INHUMAN DESTRUCTION OF HUMAN COMMUNITIES AND RICH NATURAL ENDOWMENT IN NARMADA VALLEY. IT'S EITHER NOW OR NEVER
May 07, 2006 Sardar Sarovar: Congress Leaders in Maharashtra and M.P. Oppose Height Raise
May 03, 2006 SARDAR SAROVAR IS TO KILL! But who are the killers?: Let's Protest urgently against ongoing dam construction
May 03, 2006 The Truth about Rehabilitation of the Oustees of the Sardar Sarovar Project: A Report on the Pol-Khol yatra
May 01, 2006 Non-suspension of dam work TODAY is risking people's lives, irreversibly!
May 01, 2006 NBA to challenge the defamation and 'official' propaganda on 'rehabilitating' the 'rehabilitated'!

April 2006

April 26, 2006 OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE OVERLOOKS NWDT, SC RULING: STOPPING SSP WORK IS ONLY OPTION
April 26, 2006 POL-KHOL YATRA LAUNCHED FROM INDORE: NIMAD EXPOSES CLAIMS OF RESETTLEMENT, BENEFITS ;PEOPLE APPEAL TO SAVE FERTILE LAND
April 23, 2006 M.P. Govt Continues the Game of Falsehood : Calling Affected People as "Outsiders" Amounts to Contempt of the Displaced
April 17, 2006 STATEMENT FROM MEDHA ON LEAVING THE 20-DAY FAST
April 17, 2006 Medha, Bhagwatibehen, Jamsinghbhai break fast on the promise of further struggle.
April 16, 2006 Fast continues into 19th day; 55 protesters demanding meeting with PM arrested in front of his house; No explanation for the PM's reluctance to suspend dam construction except bowing to Modi's pressure
April 15, 2006 Fast by Medha, Bhawatiben and Jamsinghbai continues; NBA criticizes attack on Vadodara office; reaction to Prof. Soz's statement
April 14, 2006 48-hour warning to government ends today; 7 eminent supporters sit on hunger fast at Jantar Mantar
April 13, 2006 We continue 16 days-old fast to save the lives of lakhs of people : Medha Patkar
April 13, 2006 Health of all three fasters deteriorates
April 11, 2006 URGENT CALL TO THE NATION
April 11, 2006 Medha and colleagues resolute despite deteriorating health : Why doesnt the Govt. make public the report of visit to the Valley ?
April 08, 2006 Medha Patkar and other NBA activists condemn the false charges against them ; Ministers' Team returns from the valley - What will they decide now ?
April 08, 2006 Reality of Displacement without Rehabilitation Is Clear: Need to Stop Work on Sardar Sarovar Dam Immediately
April 07, 2006 Central Ministers' team tastes Narmada valley;s anger and resolve; ten days of fast and increasing nationwide protests and vigils to express support
April 06, 2006 Dharna Continues on 21st day : Seven people from Delhi join indefinite fast.
April 06, 2006 Medha Shifted to Hospital to Obfuscate Issues; Center must stop work on SSP till rehabilitation is ensured
April 02, 2006 LARGE PUBLIC HEARING HELD AT THE NARMADA DHARNA SITE TODAY: EMINENT PEOPLE COME TOGETHER TO CONDEMN THE ILLEGAL HEIGHT RAISE AND SUPPORT THE FEARLESS ANDOLANKARIS

March 2006

March 29, 2006 Three people on indefinite hunger strike to protest destruction of lives and livelihoods in the Narmada valley
March 28, 2006 Will another 'massacre as a game of numbers' played by the majority in Gujarat be allowed through the Sardar Sarovar Dam ?
March 26, 2006 Ninth day of dharna continues as delegation meets PM
March 23, 2006 NBA DHARNA CONTINUES IN DELHI ; OFFICIALS SAY THEY ARE HELPLESS!
March 18, 2006 AFFECTED FAMILIES ARE SITTING ON INDEFINTIE DHARNA OUTSIDE THE WATER RESOURCES MINISTRY IN DELHI!
March 01, 2006 Has the Construction Advisory Committee Cleared Sardar Sarovar Dam Height Raise to 121 metres ?

January 2006

January 06, 2006 Narmada Bachao Andolan gets corrupt official removed in Manavar, Madhya Pradesh
January 04, 2006 "Corruption" is rehabilitation in the Narmada Valley ^÷ the Andolan exposes the scam

December 2005

December 31, 2005 SSP Affected Persons Expose More Corruption in Rehabilitation
December 27, 2005 MP officials' coerce Narmada villagers to take cash instead of land; Day 10 of Badwani dharna: PM must intervene:
December 23, 2005 Gujarat Money Swindled in Rehabilitation Scandal

October 2005

October 14, 2005 Huge demonstration of Indira Sagar oustees in Khandwa: Thousands of oustees file complaints at camp on 14th October

September 2005

September 26, 2005 No Displacement in the name of Tourism!!
September 18, 2005 Narmada Waters are Rising: News from the Narmada Valley

August 2005

August 26, 2005 Land mark Order by High Court prevents submergence of 91 villages in Indira Sagar; Establishes legal regime, orders monitoring by the NCA

August 20, 2005 High Court Order establishes legal regime for the first time in Indira Sagar; Order restrains Project authorities from submerging 91 villages and orders NCA to monitor rehabilitation process


July 2005

July 27, 2005 Water level of Indira Sagar Dam Not to Increase Above 248 metres : Madhya Pradesh Hight Court
July 01, 2005 High Court orders Government to produce back water levels: Water level to be maintained at 245 meters till next hearing on 18th July

June 2005

June 14, 2005 Indira Sagar's Gates Will Endanger the Lives of 1 Lakh People

May 2005

May 20, 2005 Madhya Pradesh High Court orders GRA to give Report on rehabilitation status of Indira Sagar Project within a month

April 2005

April 15, 2005 Huge rally by Indira Sagar Project affected families: Gates cannot be closed until rehabilitation is completed
April 10, 2005 Houses Burnt in Resettlement Site; Loss of Property Worth Lakhs of Rupees; PAP Jailed for Demanding Redressal of Grievance
April 09, 2005 NBA expresses grief and shock at the 150 persons being swept away in Narmada currents due to Indira Sagar dam releases
April 02, 2005 Sardar Sarovar False Reports and Claims on Rehabilitation Stand Exposed: The Latest Judgment Proves It All- Medha Patkar

March 2005

March 31, 2005 An open memorandum to the Government of India: suspend raising the height of the Sardar Sarovar Dam
March 29, 2005 Submerged then opened-up land came alive with colourful Holi; On the banks of the river Narmada,
traditional dances chimed to the tune of 60 drums
March 23, 2005 Thousands gather at Mandleshwar to demand scrapping of Maheshwar Project and stop to privatisation of Electricity Board
March 06, 2005 Attempt to restart Maheshwar Project an attempt to destroy state economy

February 2005

February 24, 2005 No resettlement in 130 Indira Sagar Project villages: Monsoon 2005 threatens to recreate horror of Harsud
February 24, 2005 Increasing suicides by farmers in Madhya Pradesh: State government must take responsibility and action Nimad Malwa Kisan Mazdoor Sangathan
February 02, 2005 Tribal Families Dumped in Open Sans Land and Houses at Javda :
Maharashtra Govt. Claims "Resettlement Complete" !
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December 2004

December 14, 2004 Asia Development Bank and British Government train guns on small and marginal farmers, poor domestic consumers of Madhya Pradesh : State government must roll back tariff to 2000-2001 ratesJan Sangharsh Morcha
December 13, 2004 Central Team drops its tour of Sardar Sarovar affected regions midway fearing antagonism from Gujarat :
The falsity of rehabilitation of Sardar Sarovar oustees is exposed.

December 06, 2004 M.P. Government declares Section 144 in Khargone to prevent public hearing by NCW :
Women of 4 Narmada dams hold public hearing sans NCW Chairwoman

November 2004

November 04, 2004 Electricity Regulatory Commission denies farmers full opportunity of public hearing ;
Hundreds of farmers demonstrate at Bhopal
: Jan Sangharsh Morcha
November 10, 2004 NBA stands committed to expose the evil designs to complete the dam without giving the Project Affected Families their due rights as per the NWDT Award and the October 2000 Supreme Court Order.
November 09, 2004 False information given in the name of "Right to Information"
November 08, 2004 Thirty Seven NVDA officials in Badwani suspended :
We demand full inquiry into all departments at all levels, up to the state level.

October 2004

October 01, 2004 Harsud oustees demonstrate against NHDC tyranny, for rehabilitation rights and dignity
October 05, 2004 Madhya Pradesh High Court directs GRA to investigate condition of civic amenities and rehabilitation in New Harsud

September 2004

September 06, 2004 Gigantic human tragedy created by Indira Sagar Project unfolds with the monsoon;
20 undeclared villages submerged without rehabilitation
September 02, 2004 Jan Sangharsh Morcha Press Release - State government must solve
Harsud oustee's problems : Madhya Pradesh High Court
September 05, 2004 Without Fanfare & Suppressing News, Sardar Sarovar Project Secretively Generates Only 20 MWs!

August 2004

August 31, 2004 Illegal Submergence Due to Sardar Sarovar Reservoir Causes Severe
Destruction in Alirajpur Villages of Madhya Pradesh
August 28, 2004 The Six Villages Affected by Kevadia SSP Colony Facing Forced Evacuation.
August 16, 2004 Sardar Sarovar Dam Overflows as Main Canal Ruptures:
Earthquake also registered near reservoir
August 12, 2004 Sardar Sarovar wreaks havoc in Tribal villages. Mah. Govt does very little; M.P Govt doesn't move.
August 07, 2004 Unprecedented Disaster in the Narmada Valley as Sardar Sarovar overflows
at 113 meters.
August 06, 2004 Tribal villages in Sardar Sarovar Submerged as Floods Reach 113 m.; Miserable Condition as Babudom Continues with Game of Deception
August 05, 2004 Submergence on Sardar Sarovar Dam Reaches 108 m;
Insincerity of Maharashtra Babudom in Resettlement: Canal Damage in Gujarat
August 04, 2004 Maharashtra Administration Balks Despite Submergence Minister's Orders:
Tribals Launch Dharna at Shahada Facing Heavy Rains

July 2004

July 15, 2004 Narmada Satyagraha in Mumbai Withdrawn
July 13, 2004 Rehabilitation Minister Visits Satyagraha: Assures Detailed Discussion
July 13, 2004 NBA Delegation Meets Maharashtra Home Minister: High Level Meeting to be Held on Thursday
July 02, 2004 Narmada Submergence and Displacement: Unprecedented Human Tragedy, Challenge for New Government

June 2004

June 30, 2004 Jan Sangarsh Morcha Press Release :Stop displacement of Narmada Sagar oustees in the shadow of guns; Blast the dam sluices or underground tunnel block to release waters and reduce submergence
June 11, 2004 Bhoomi Haq Satyagraha Suspended For 15 Days : Struggle To Be Intensified If Government Fails To Complete the Process
June 03, 2004 CAG indicts the Power Finance Corporation of irregularities in disbursing funds to Maheshwar Project;
Government must scrap Maheshwar Project and increase power availability through reduction of T&D losses

May 2004

May 29, 2004 23rd day of Land Rights Satyagraha: No Land Yet for Resettling even 200 Narmada Families in Maharashtra; New List Ready but not Shown
May 28, 2004 Huge public rally of Beda dam oustees at Khargone;
124 protestors released unconditionally after six days of confinement
May 25, 2004 Third day of fast by 124 Upper Beda dam oustees in Khargone jail in Madhya Pradesh; Women spurn administration order to leave jail with surety, and without male protestors;

May 11, 2004 Allot Land Before Onset Of Monsoon: Fourth Day Of Narmada Land-Right Satyagraha In: Tribals Prepare for New Life
May 10, 2004 THIRD DAY OF NARMADA LAND-RIGHT SATYAGRAHA IN: TRIBALS PREPARE FOR NEW LIFE
May 08, 2004 Narmada tribals start land-right satyagraha;
Maharastra police makes it law & order issue and projects it as intra-adivasi feud

April 2004

April 25, 2004 Statement of solidarity with WB fasters and protestors
April 17, 2004 Supreme Court Directs M.P. Government to Provide Land-based Rehabilitation;
Refuses to Stay SSP Construction Despite Incomplete Rehabilitation

March 2004

March 20, 2004 NBA Welcomes EC Ban on Narmada Pujan Yatra
March 17, 2004 Hundreds of Narmada protestors court arrest, demand scrapping of large dams and implementation of water and power alternatives
March 16, 2004 Hundreds of Maheshwar dam and Upper Beda dam affected people from Narmada valley protest at financial institutions in Bhopal, demand scrapping of large dams in Narmada valley, accountability for public money

February 2004

February 23, 2004 Undercounting of PAFs and Lack of SSP Rehabilitation in M.P: A Game of Numbers

February 17, 2004 SSP Affected Gujarat Adivasis and Activists Released:
Grievances Remain Unredressed, Government's Claims Exposed
February 17, 2004 Thousands rally against decision of Uma Bharati government to give Rs. 400 crores guarantee to Maheshwar Project
February 16, 2004 150 SSP Affected Adivasis in Gujarat Arrested During Mass Action for Just Rehabilitation at Kevadia Colony

January 2004

January 28, 2004 Fast by Medha Patkar and Other NBA Activists Continues on Sixth Day; Government to Decide on Further Construction in Wednesday's Cabinet Meeting
January 24, 2004 Medha Patkar, three activists launch 4-day fast;
appeal to CM not to raise height of SSP until R&R is complete
January 10, 2004 Upper Beda affected tribals hold huge rally in Khargone; Mass demonstration heralds beginning of struggle of people affected by the Omkareshwar dam

December 2003

December 29, 2003 Increasing SSP Height to 110m: Narendra Modi for yet Another Genocide, Violation of Law and Human Rights: Why is SC Mute?
December 25, 2003 Earthquake of Intensity 4 rocks Narmada Valley
A Warning again against increasing SSP height


September 2003

September 23, 2003 Jan Sangarsh Morcha Press Release: Digvijay Singh government violates PESA, puts 29 adivasis and social activist Madhuri in jail for last five days for asserting the rights of the Gram Sabha
September 16, 2003 SC/ST Commission Chairman visits Narmada Valley and Rehabilitation Site in Gujarat, Assures Justice for the Affected People

August 2003

August 28, 2003 Sardar Sarovar at What Cost? : BJP-Congress Together on Slaughtering People, if not Cows
August 22, 2003 Official Team of Ministers from the Government of Maharashtra Visits the Narmada Valley for the First Time on August 21.
August 10, 2003 Solidarity Team to Narmada Valley Harassed by Gujarat Police
August 08, 2003 Relay Fast Enters Fourth Day; Official Record Checking Begins; Shaheed Diwas (Martyr's Day) to be Observed on August 9.
August 05, 2003 Adivasis on Fast- First Phase of Satyagraha Begins;
Police Brutality and Maharashtra Government's Injustice Exposed

August 03, 2003 Dam-affected Adivasis Storm Collector's office; Condemn Arrest, Demand Steps Before Next Flood; Fast by adivasis to Begin From August 5th
August 01, 2003 Adivasis get Jail Instead of Rehabilitation; NBA Condemns Police high handedness; Demands Unconditional And Immediate Release

July 2003

July 29, 2003 Adivasis Arrested Forcefully in Chimalkhedi; Waters Rise Submerging Houses And Standing Crops;
Madhya Pradesh C.M. Agrees to Involve Gram Sabhas in Rehabilitation Process
July 27, 2003 Earthquake in Narmada Dam Region of 4.3 Richter Scale Intensity; Grim Warning for Gujarat and Narmada Valley
July 26, 2003 Increasing Narmada Waters Submerges Maharashtra Villages; Tribals Forcibly Displaced Without Resettlement
July 21, 2003 Visit by Eminent Persons Exposes Reality of Displacement and Rehabilitation; CM Singh Promises Larger Meeting on July 27

Jun-Jan 2003 Press releases