Medha Patkar extends support to Yogendra Yadav

Activist Medha Patkar, who quit Aam Aadmi Party a few months ago over policies of Arvind Kejriwal, has come out in support of former AAP colleague Yogendra Yadav, who has been arrested by the central government for holding a protest without permission. “Narmada Bachao Andolan condemns the arbitrary arrest of Yogendra Yadav and other Saathis […]

Medha Patkar, NAPM opposes diluting Land Acquisition Act

The National Alliance of People’s Movements has opposed any move by the government to dilute the strict provisions of the Land Acquisition, Resettlement and Rehabilitation Act of 2013. The Act, which was championed by Jairam Ramesh during his tenure as the environment minister, puts tough conditions on the forcible acquisition of citizens’ land by the […]