In an interview with Outlook, Medha Patkar shares why she’s backed the farmers’ protest, her hopes from the movement and the road ahead.
Vote against the BJP, says Patkar echoing Mamata on communal harmony and reviving memories of Nandigram land struggle.
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.
Patkar was on indefinite strike since July 27 to demand proper rehabilitation of Sardar Sarovar Dam project oustees
Patkar's indefinite fast for rehabilitation of the Sardar Sarovar Dam oustees in Madhya Pradesh entered the 12th day on Monday.
And the improvisations continue, leaving not even Medha Patkar immune...
AAP's leadership has shown exemplary courage in its choice of representatives. Consider the troika of Medha Patkar, Soni Sori and S.P. Udayakumar...
The relentless Medha Patkar and her team have now unearthed another fraud— this time from the sugar co-operatives.
If civic complaints don't even get voiced, what are the chances of any of these getting resolved before monsoons?
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.
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.
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'...
'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.'
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
'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
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.
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...AP/PTI
Opposition parties unite for implementation of a long-standing demand. Will the Modi Government bite the bullet?
There is no need to contextualise Hathras. It is a standalone story. A warning, a trigger, a tragedy.
A Dalit Sikh CM from the neglected Puad region is a smart move, queering the pitch for the grand old party’s rivals.
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
With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.
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.
One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates