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... Lucy Willis     On 18 October 2000 the Supreme Court of India handed down an historic judgement. The Narmada Bachao ... of numbers in her head, and under her relentless dialling India awakes. At this moment she is trying to meet the Chief ... analysts are asking why – after 50 years of it – are India’s water problems getting worse, its small farmers ...
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... do anything about them? No. He ‘heard’ them. Perhaps India’s prowess in tidying away humanity by paper is part ... a kinder, more reasoned dams regime. The diehards, in India and elsewhere, think the procedures the report ... Indian Institute of Public Administration worked on the India country study for the WCD. He is disappointed. ‘I ...
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... Maggie Black The River Narmada slices across central India, a natural dividing line between north and south. ... This is not the Brazilian rainforest but, in crowded India, the closest equivalent. Large dams and flooded ... in compensation. Since 1950, at least 25 million people in India have been displaced by large projects. 1 Of these, 40 ...
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... MAHESHWAR S Kumars is trying to build 'a temple of modern India' - a dam - at Maheshwar. But the people won't have it. ... moment 50 years ago, saluted as a ‘temple of modern India’: a dam. In 1993, S Kumars won the concession to ... here the first privately constructed hydroelectric dam in India. But the award was a poisoned chalice. Little did S ...
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... they will be at Domkhedi welcoming people from all over India and the world to this year’s satyagraha . Go there, ... like to play with in their spread-sheets. But rural India farms on a mini-scale. Its farmers need relatively ...

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