14 Sep 2016
Singur (West Bengal): Redeeming a pledge she made years back, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday returned 9,117 land records to farmers and compensated 800 peasants from whom land had been taken against their will for the Tata Motors' Nano project.
26 Sep 2015
Allahabad: Social activist Medha Patkar and some of her associates were arrested here today while they were going to Kachri village of the district, where farmers had held protests and clashed with police against acquisition of their land by the UP government for a power plant.
09 Sep 2015
Bhopal: Objecting to the raising of Sardar Sarovar dam's height from 112 metres to 139 metres, Narmada Bachao Andolan activist Medha Patkar described it as a scam bigger than the Vyapam admission and recruitment scam in Madhya Pradesh.
31 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Social activist Medha Patkar formally resigned from AAP and termed ouster of Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan from the party's national executive (NE) as 'not justifiable, questionable and condemnable'.
14 May 2015
New Delhi: A Delhi court on Thursday asked the Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) activist Medha Patkar and the head of an Ahmedabad-based NGO, who have filed three cross defamation cases against each other, to reach a compromise and referred the matters to the mediation centre.
30 Dec 2014
Mumbai: Social activist Medha Patkar on Tuesday described as "undemocratic and pro corporate" the Centre's recommendation for promulgation of an ordinance to amend the Land Acquisition Act and urged President Pranab Mukherjee not to give his assent to the measure.
28 Mar 2015
Mumbai: Stating that the Aam Aadmi Party has reduced itself to a "tamasha", veteran social activist Medha Patkar on Saturday resigned from the party as its internal turbulence reached a flashpoint with the ouster of founding members Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav from a key panel of the fledgling outfit.
22 Nov 2014
Erode: Observing that liquor was the root cause for social evils and heinous crimes, social activist Medha Patkar on Saturday urged Tamil Nadu government to implement its total prohibition in the state.
01 Apr 2015
Indore: Aam Aadmi Party Madhya Pradesh Convener Alok Agrawal on Wednesday said the resignation of its former leader Medha Patkar won't impact it politically as she was not active in its affairs after she lost in the Lok Sabha elections last year.
18 Sep 2014
Jaipur: Activist Medha Patkar on Thursday alleged that leaders and officials from Japan and China were visiting India as they want land to be reserved for them in the country.