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Coal India hides the truth about coal reserves from investors

Feature story | September 24, 2013 at 15:00

Greenpeace has found that the world's largest coal producer, Coal India Limited which is also a public enterprise, is misleading potential shareholders by concealing the true level of its extractable coal reserves. This revelation comes as Coal...

Bangalore and Mumbai among 75 cities that protest against Shell

Feature story | September 16, 2013 at 17:08

Bangalore witnessed its first Ice Ride on September 15, 2013 when over 150 people gathered for a cycle rally and walkathon starting at Cubbon Park to challenge oil corporations like Shell who are trying to drill for oil in the fragile Arctic...

Over 4 lakh people demand the withdrawal of the BRAI bill 2013

Feature story | August 23, 2013 at 14:31

As the deadline for public feedback on the Biotechnology Regulatory Authority of India (BRAI) Bill closes on August 25, a delegation from the Coalition for a GM free India and Greenpeace India, delivered petitions from over 4 lakh people...

Thousands of citizens demand that the BRAI bill be withdrawn and India be GMO free

Feature story | August 9, 2013 at 15:07

On the eve of Quit India Day, August 8, over 2,000 citizens from 20 states came together at Jantar Mantar, Delhi for a day-long protest and march demanding that GMOs (Genetically Modified Organisms) and multinational seed giant, Monsanto quit...

Eleven villages and the MSS stand united against coal mining in Mahan

Feature story | August 4, 2013 at 15:13

The communities from 11 villages around the Mahan forests in Singrauli, Madhya Pradesh, held a rally on 4th August in Singrauli to let Essar know that they will not allow coal mining in the Mahan forests. The rally, Van Adhikar Sammelan,...

Tribal Affairs Minister, KC Deo says FRA violations in Mahan will be investigated

Feature story | July 19, 2013 at 14:06

The Union Minister of Tribal Affairs, V Kishore Chandra Deo, promised complete support to ensure that the Forest Rights Act (FRA) is upheld in Mahan, Madhya Pradesh. The Minister addressed a joint press conference with Greenpeace India and Mahan...

On World Environment Day, Greenpeace bike-a-thon calls on Delhi to “Switch on the Sun”

Feature story | June 6, 2013 at 15:26

Hundreds of people on 25 stationary bicycles switched on the sun on World Environment Day on June 5 at Dilli Haat in Delhi. Delhites came together and pedalled away to claim their right to sustainable energy in a first of its kind bike-a-thon...

Drinking water crisis in Maharashtra but power plants still allocated water

Feature story | May 30, 2013 at 15:30

The severe drought in Maharashtra has affected more than 12 districts and 11,800 villages this year alone. On May 30, a Greenpeace report exposed cases of wrong prioritization of water resources to thermal power plants over drinking water...

Water for farmers or coal power plants? You decide.

Feature story | May 22, 2013 at 15:40

The Upper Wardha dam in Amravati, Maharashtra is considered to be a lifeline for surrounding cities and towns. But water resources in the state are quickly sliding away from those who need it the most. Even the water meant to irrigate fields is...

Greenpeace pays a visit to Power Minister Haroon Yusuf in Delhi

Feature story | May 15, 2013 at 18:37

In the sweltering heat of Delhi and the constant fear of power cuts, Greenpeace activists took a powerful message to the Delhi Power Minister Haroon Yusuf on the morning of May 15. In a peaceful protest, they wheeled in a set of solar panels in...

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