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Now for dialogue, not Mann Ki Baat: Aruna Roy 23.6.2017 TOI: Jaipur
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Why is Madhya Pradesh CM silent on plight of Narmada valley people: Medha Patkar 22.6.2017 TOI: Cities
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Social activists seek arrest of accused officers in Pratapgarh killing case 20.6.2017 DNA: Wide Angle
The Mazdoor Kisan Shakti Sangathan and other social organisations  on Monday started a five-day dharna, demanding arrest of the persons involved in the alleged killing of Zafar Khan in Pratapgarh. Social activist Aruna Roy and Nikhil Dey questioned the objective behind the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan in Rajasthan, by alleging that it has resulted in increase in sexual violence against women. “Why punish the poor and deprive them of their dignity when it is the government which has failed to deliver even toilets to the people,” Dey said. “Unfortunately, the policy of shaming people by taking photographs when they are relieving themselves has put the blame on poor people for the condition in which they live. It also  encourages men to commit sexual violence under Section 354 C of the IPC, including voyeurism as we have seen in the Pratapgarh case,” he added. “Are toilets so important that shameful photographs of women should to be taken?,” social activist Aruna Roy asked. She demanded immediate suspension and ...
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Narmada valley in turmoil after sardar sarovar gate closure 19.6.2017 TOI: Cities
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Sardar Sarovar dam: After 56 years, Gujarat gets Centre's nod to shut gates 17.6.2017 News
This marks the completion of the project for which foundation stone was laid by Jawaharlal Nehru
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‘Persecution through prosecution’ won’t work: RTI activists 15.6.2017 TOI: Jaipur
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Activists, others demand HC Judge probe into Mandsaur firing 13.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Civil society members and leaders of opposition parties on Tuesday dubbed the killing of five farmers in police firing in Madhya Pradesh "murder by state machinery" and demanded an inquiry by a sitting High Court Judge.
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Agnivesh, Medha among 40 detained on way to Mandsaur, released 11.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Social activists Swami Agnivesh and Medha Patkar and Swaraj India chief Yogendra Yadav were among 40 persons detained on Sunday while on way to meet the kin of farmers killed in Madhya Pradesh's Mandsaur district.
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Medha Patkar, Swami Agnivesh held in bid to enter Mandsaur 11.6.2017 TOI: Cities
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Medha Patkar, Yogendra Yadav arrested outside Mandsaur 11.6.2017 Rediff: News
"Our arrest is against the law as no written order was shown to us," Yadav said.
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Yogendra Yadav, Medha Patkar detained, stopped from entering Mandsaur 11.6.2017 Zee News : States
Swaraj India chief Yogendra Yadav, social activists Medha Patkar, Swami Agnivesh and JNUSU president Mohit Kumar Pandey were detained by the police on Sunday when they were trying to enter restive Mandsaur district in Madhya Pradesh to meet the deceased farmers` kin.
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Yogendra Yadav, Medha Patkar detained, stopped from entering Mandsaur 11.6.2017 New Kerala: India News
Yogendra Yadav, Medha Patkar detained, stopped from entering Mandsaur
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Yogendra Yadav, Medha Patkar among 30 arrested outside Mandsaur 11.6.2017 deccanherald.com
Swaraj India chief Yogendra Yadav and social activists Medha Patkar and Swami Agnivesh were today arrested in Madhya Pradeshs Ratlam district after they tried to enter neighbouring Mandsaur to meet the families of the five persons killed in police firing during the farmers stir. The activists, around 30 in number, were stopped by the police at the Dhodhar toll plaza in Ratlam districts Jaora town. The police told them that their visit could disturb peace in Mandsaur, from where curfew was lifted yesterday. Prohibitory orders under CrPc Section 144 are in place in the district. After being stopped, the activists, including JNU students union President Mohit Kumar Pandey and representatives from various farmer outfits across the country, sat on protest on the Mhow-Neemuch Highway, disrupting traffic movement. The activists raised slogans against the government and in support of farmers for about an hour. They also argued with the police and Ratlam administration officials to allow them to enter Mandsaur. ...
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Yogendra Yadav, Medha Patkar stopped from entering Mandsaur 11.6.2017 deccanherald.com
Swaraj India chief Yogendra Yadav, social activists Medha Patkar and Swami Agnivesh, and JNUSU president Mohit Kumar Pandey were today stopped from entering Mandsaur to meet the families of the five persons killed in police firing. The activists, around 30 in number, were stopped by the police at the Dhodhar toll plaza in the neighbouring Ratlam district. The police told them that their visit could disturb peace in Mandsaur, from where curfew was lifted yesterday. Prohibitory orders under CrPc Section 144 are in place in the district. After being stopped, the activists sat on protest on the Mhow-Neemuch Highway, disrupting traffic movement. Farmers in the state began protests over low prices for their crops on June 1. The Mandsaur-Neemuch region, about 300 km from the state capital Bhopal, became the nerve centre of the storm of farmer distress. Later, protests spread to some other parts of the state. In Mandsaur, the curfew was imposed after five persons were killed in police firing during a farmers ...
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Social activists, farmer leaders to meet slain agitators' kin 10.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A delegation of social activists and farmer leaders from across the country will on Sunday visit the families of the farmers, who died in police firing in Madhya Pradesh's Mandsaur.
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Farmers' organisations to convene in MP to support unrest 9.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Various farmers' organisations from around the country will be assembling in Ratlam on Sunday to support the ongoing unrest in Madhya Pradesh and pay tributes to the farmers killed in police firing.
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Students allege torture by Gujarat Police 8.6.2017 Hindu: Home
They participated in an NBA protest
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Gujarat cops arrest peaceful protesters: Narmada rallyists 8.6.2017 TOI: India
Narmada rallyists condemned the arrests and Gujarat government is out to suppress dissent with state terror. Many Narmada Bachao Andolan supporters were arrested while they were crossing the Gujarat border.
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'No closure of Sardar Sarovar Dam gates without rehab' 7.6.2017 TOI: Mumbai
Thousands of Sardar Sarovar dam oustees gathered at an ‘aam sabha’ (general assembly) in the submergence zone village of Nisarpur in Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday as part of a three-day ‘Rally for the Valley’ that began the day before.
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Activist seeks support for Kashmir struggle 6.6.2017 Hindu: News
‘Similar to what happened in Lanka’
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