Medha Patkar

Raising Anti-Dam Voices in New Delhi

Raising Anti-Dam Voices in New Delhi

By- Nava Thakuria | Date- February 26, 2012 Advertisements While anti-big dam protesters have assembled in eastern Assam for a mammoth public rally at Thekeraguri, seriousconcern is expressed in the national capital in an intense discussion.Addressing the rally at North Lakhimpur Thursday organized by various anti-dam groups, eminent environmentalist and Narmada Bachao Andolan leader Medha […]

20,000 Assamese people vows as Medha Patkar joins Anti-Dam movement

By- Staff Reporter | Date- February 24, 2012 Advertisements The anti-dam movement in Assam took a booster yesterday with National Activist Medha Patkar, of Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) fame joining in and addressing a huge mass gathering against the construction of big dams in the region. Patkar, addressing a mammoth public rally at Sauldhuaghat in […]

Supreme Court notice to Anna Hazare on corruption charges

Supreme Court notice to Anna Hazare on corruption charges

By- Correspondent | Date- October 18, 2011 The Supreme Court of India yesterday issued notice to Anna Hazare on a petition seeking a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the alleged corruption charge. The charges were regarding alleged misappropriation of funds from the Hind Swaraj trust run by Hazare. In addition, charges the same […]

Indian People’s win inspires Burmese Activists

Indian People’s win inspires Burmese Activists

By- Nava Thakuria Finally the Indian Parliament bowed down to listen to people’s voice on corruption and resolved to frame a strong anti-corruption legislation. Following a massive protest spread across the sub-continent led by Gandhian Anna Hazare, both houses of Indian Parliament have agreed to go for an effective Lokpal (ombudsman) to check corruption in […]