Keyword : Narmada

Our relationship with water

The editors of Water: Growing Understanding, Emerging Perspectives faced a considerable challenge in selecting 29 articles that were published previously in the journal Economic and Politi

PM launches SAUNI Project in Gujarat

Giving support to farmers of Saurashtra, Gujarat, prime minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the first phase of the Saurashtra Narmada Avatarana Irrigation Yojana (SAUNI) project on Tuesday a

SAUNI yojana: Saurashtra is no longer bone dry

Gopalbhai Patel, a 51-year-old farmer of Bagthala village in Rajkot district of Gujarat, has always looked at the skies in monsoon, wishing it to rain copiously so that he can grow his crop

SC orders compensation to Sardar Sarovar dam oustees

The supreme court has ordered the distribution of compensation to families affected by the Sardar Sarovar dam project. Each family will receive Rs 60 lakh per for two hectares of land. Moreover, ab

Anil Madhav Dave did Narmada parikrama with Cessna

Anil Madhav Dave, the environment minister who passed away on Thursday, was a maverick in politics: he was an amateur pilot and once he did the parikrama, or circumambulation, of the Narmada river

Roadmap to protect Narmada river comprehensive: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi slammed the exploitation of river Narmada as the 150-day long Narmada Seva Yatra ended in Anuppur. Modi said on Monday that the Madhya Pradesh government has

We don’t talk of sustainable development anymore: Prof GD Agrawal

Shortly after prime minister Narendra Modi vowed to save the Narmada ri

A political ploy afloat on the Giver of Joy

It was a sultry afternoon but the proximity of the river made it almost pleasant. The festive atmosphere – crowds, shamiana, devotional music – completed the scene. “It is

Sardar Sarovar saga reaches closure, finally

After a long wait of almost half a century, filled with more twists and turns than the river Narmada’s, the Sardar Sarovar project is finally complete.   Prime

Sail supplies 80% steel for Sardar Sarovar project

Maharatna enterprise Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) has said that it supplied 80 percent steel required for construction of the Sardar Sarovar Project unveiled by prime minister Narendra

The tall leader

Kashinath Thakur, who has just returned to work after a month-long vacation, was busy tightening screws on a huge steel plate which will be placed on the waist of the statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai P

Water by the pondful

It’s 10 am and in Dhandhuka town of Ahmedabad district, the sun is already scorching. A dry lake, which was desilted and deepened a few weeks back, has been turned into a venue for a fete. Sh

With Sardar statue, Modi builds a legacy and dwarfs Congress too

Before he laid the foundation for the world’s tallest statue of India’s first deputy prime minister, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, on October 31, 2013, Narendra Modi (then chief minister of



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