Narmada Samachar: 13 August 2001

Headlines


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State of Resettlement in the SSP

Press Releases

Oustees in Maharashtra seize Govt. office in Taloda in protest
against abysmal resettlement; Demand to Implement Daud Committee Report
;
Punarwas Sangharsh Samiti Press Release - August 8, 2001

NCA Officials Admit failure in Rehabilitation;
Agreed to Hold Public Hearing in the Valley
;
NBA Press Release - August 7, 2001

Government of Maharashtra appoints Committee to Review Benefits ;
NBA Press Release - August 7, 2001

Press Clippings

U.N. official calls for halt to Narmada dam work ;
Deccan Herald - August 12, 2001

One more indictment ;
Lyla Bavadam; Frontline - Volume 18 - Issue 16 - Aug. 04 - 17, 2001

Panel flays poor rehabilitation of Sarovar dam oustees ;
Deccan Herald - August 12, 2001

Involve NBA in rehabilitation of dam oustees: report ;
The Hindu - August 7, 2001

Oustees not yet resettled properly ;
The Hindu - August 5, 2001

NBA activists undertake relay fasting ;
Times of India - August 2, 2001



Supreme Court contempt case

There are a number of news clippings pretty much about the same thing in many newspapers. Please visit the press clippings page of the narmada website for the other clippings. Included below are a few clippings related to the contempt case.

BBC Radio Interview with Arundhati Roy about the Supreme Court case ;
BBC Radio - July 30, 2001

Rushdie backs Medha, Roy ;
Deccan Herald - August 12, 2001

Rushdie backs NBA activists ;
Deccan Herald - August 12, 2001

A Foolish Dam and a Writer's Freedom ;
Salman Rushdie; New York Times - August 9, 2001

Vyas demands action against Medha, Roy ;
Times of India - August 6, 2001

Is the Supreme Court a Hindu widow? ;
Shoma Chaudhury; Tehelka.com - August 2, 2001

Medha, Arundhati dare SC to proceed against them ;
Tehelka.com - August 2, 2001

Patkar, Roy dare SC to jail them for contempt ;
Times of India - August 2, 2001

SC hearings now open to public ;
Times of India - August 2, 2001

SC takes exception to Arundhati Roy's affidavit ;
The Hindu - August 3, 2001



Other SSP news

Concern over denial of visas to NBA's supporters ;
The Hindu - August 4, 2001

Regional divisions emerge over Narmada water issue ;
Times of India - August 6, 2001



Water harvesting, drought, and related issues

'I have a dream to make all the villages in Rajasthan drought-proof' ;
Interview with Rajendra Singh; Tehelka.com - July 19, 2001

I was called a dacoit, terrorist and fraud ;
Rajinder Singh; Hindustan Times - August 12, 2001

Water man calls for corporate funding ;
Times of India - August 6, 2001

For Alwar villagers, it was a long, hard fight ;
Times of India - August 6, 2001

Mud check dams solved Alwar's water problem ;
Times of India - August 5, 2001

Community in conservation ;
Deccan Herald - August 5, 2001

Gujarat warned of impending rains ;
Times of India - August 6, 2001

Poor rains not the only cause of water scarcity ;
Times of India - August 8, 2001

Monsoons bring solace to parched lands ;
Times of India - August 4, 2001

Dangs has dams aplenty, no water ;
Indian Express - August 3, 2001