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Medha Patkar

Farmers’ Movement Akin To India’s Freedom Struggle: Medha Patkar

Aug 03, 2021 Astha Savyasachi

In an interview with Outlook, Medha Patkar shares why she’s backed the farmers’ protest, her hopes from the movement and the road ahead.

Don't Vote For The BJP: Patkar, Tikait Thunder From Nandigram Dais

Mar 13, 2021 Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

Vote against the BJP, says Patkar echoing Mamata on communal harmony and reviving memories of Nandigram land struggle.


International Human Rights Day: Hundreds Gather At Parliament Street In Delhi To Celebrate Resistance

Activists Medha Patkar and Shabnam Hashmi among hundreds of people from across India gathered at Parliament Street in central Delhi to celebrate International Human Rights Day.

Indore High Court Grants Bail To Narmada Bachao Andolan Leader Medha Patkar

Aug 24, 2017 Outlook Web Bureau

Patkar was on indefinite strike since July 27 to demand proper rehabilitation of Sardar Sarovar Dam project oustees


Narmada Bachao Andolan Leader Medha Patkar Arrested In Madhya Pradesh: Sources

Patkar's indefinite fast for rehabilitation of the Sardar Sarovar Dam oustees in Madhya Pradesh entered the 12th day on Monday.


14 April, 2014

Mumbai Musings

Prachi Pinglay-Plumber

And the improvisations continue, leaving not even Medha Patkar immune...


09 April, 2014

Wrestling With The Snake

Venu Madhav Govindu

AAP's leadership has shown exemplary courage in its choice of representatives. Consider the troika of Medha Patkar, Soni Sori and S.P. Udayakumar...


09 October, 2013

Mumbai Musings

Prachi Pinglay-Plumber

The relentless Medha Patkar and her team have now unearthed another fraud— this time from the sugar co-operatives.


19 April, 2013
A heap of debris at the site of the building in Thane which collapsed.

Mumbai Musings

Prachi Pinglay-Plumber

If civic complaints don't even get voiced, what are the chances of any of these getting resolved before monsoons?


09 September, 2011

'The Press Decides Which Revolutions To Report'

Rajesh Joshi

The celebrated dissenter on the 10th anniversary of 9/11, mass uprisings in the Arab world, the Anna Hazare movement, her old comrades-in arm like Medha Patkar and Prashant Bhushan, Maoism, writing and much else.


23 April, 2011

Secular Fatwas

Madhu Purnima Kishwar

The disdain with which Anna Hazare was treated for his praise of Modi’s rural development work in Gujarat shows that many of the “civil society" lack even elementary norms of civility even towards their own leaders.


06 November, 2007

'War Against People'

Medha Patkar

Nandigram erupted again, killing two and injuring many more, but there were forebodings of a 'warlike situation unfolding due to the presence of thousands of CPM cadres surrounding Nandigram'...


22 August, 2007

'Stop The UPA From Proceeding Before A Public Debate'

Medha Patkar

'The UPA government is proving to be increasingly submissive to the exploitation of our resources, knowledge and cheap labour by commercial interests and corporate interests.'


08 December, 2006

'Imperialism At Its Worst'

Medha Patkar

While the irony of CPI(M) complaining about 'strange bedfellows' — BJP president Rajnath Singh, Trinamul Congress's Mamta Banerjee, sections of state Congress leadership and Medha Patkar — is delicious, at least those like Medha Patkar have been cons


17 April, 2006

'Take The Fight Far Beyond'

Medha Patkar

'The Prime Minister and the Congress Party have exhibited unbelievable weakness in challenging the communal and criminal pressures of Gujarat politics ... Modi is all out to commit another heinous crime against humanity ... He is falsely projecting h


16 May, 2003

A Corrupt Politics

Medha Patkar

Along with the nefarious designs of the infamous Gujarat CM Narendra Modi, the anti-people role played by the two Congress CMs -- Sushilkumar Shinde of Maharashtra and Digvijay Singh of MP -- has also been equally hideous.


Photo Gallery

An injured BJP worker being carried after being beaten by alleged TMC workers, during last day of by-poll election campaign in support of party candidate Priyanka Tibrewal at Bhawanipur constituency, in Kolkata.

PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra

BJP leader Subhendu Adhikari addresses during last day of by-poll election campaign in support of party candidate Priyanka Tibrewal (unseen) at Bhawanipur constituency, in Kolkata.

PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra

A rickshaw-puller rides past the mural depicting Hindu god Hanuman, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Kamal Kishore

Debris lie on the ground after a three-storey building that housed metro construction workers collapsed in Lakkasandra area in Bengaluru. No casualties reported so far.

PTI Photo/Shailendra Bhojak

People line up at an Apple Store to buy the latest iPhone 13 handsets in Nanning in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. Global shoppers face possible shortages of smartphones and other goods ahead of...

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Caste Your Vote: Why A Caste Census Could Radically Change India’s Political Map

Opposition parties unite for implementation of a long-standing demand. Will the Modi Government bite the bullet?

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A Tulsi Plant, Unworn Sandals, A Mat, Brooms…Hathras Memories In A Post-Truth World

There is no need to contextualise Hathras. It is a standalone story. A warning, a trigger, a tragedy.

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A Tulsi Plant, Unworn Sandals, A Mat, Brooms…Hathras Memories In A Post-Truth World

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Congress Bowls A Caste Googly: A Dalit Sikh As Chief Minister Of Punjab Ahead Of State Polls

A Dalit Sikh CM from the neglected Puad region is a smart move, queering the pitch for the grand old party’s rivals.

Amandeep Sandhu
Congress Bowls A Caste Googly: A Dalit Sikh As Chief Minister Of Punjab Ahead Of State Polls

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Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu