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  • Pledging to Protect Mahan on Rakshabandhan!

    Blogpost by Aishwarya Madineni - August 13, 2014 at 15:29

    What started out to be an inconceivable, dull and a damp day turned into massive gathering that reverberated with the message to stand up and fight for the forests which thousands of people depend on. The energy in the air was palpable and the number ... Read more >

  • Ek Cup Chai – Sans Pesticides Please!

    Blogpost by Shivani Shah - August 11, 2014 at 16:44

    11 August 2014

    Pesticide Documentation in Tea estates © Vivek M / Greenpeace


    It’s a wet, lazy Saturday afternoon. I stretch under the covers before I pull myself up, and get the newspaper. And make myself a cup of tea. Piping hot with a sprig of mint, just the way I like it. The thought of the weekend ahead, while I ... Read more >

  • Nitish Kumar visits solar village of Dharnai!

    Blogpost by Pujarini Sen - August 4, 2014 at 23:06



    04 August 2014

    Former Chief Minister of Bihar, and eminent JDU member, Nitish Kumar interacting with senior campaigner renewable energy, Manish Ram. Nitish Kumar visited Dharnai on 4th August 2014, to see the solar microgrid set up by Greenpeace India (c) Prashant Ravi Read more >


    The small village of Dharnai was firmly in focus today, as eminent JDU leader and former Chief Minister of Bihar, NitishKumar visited the small village to witness first hand Greenpeace's decentralised renewable energy project there. Th...

  • All You Wanted To Know About The Gram Sabha

    Blogpost by Sridevi Padmanabhan - July 31, 2014 at 19:22


    31 July 2014

    Peaceful Forest Protest in India © Udit kulshrestha / Greenpeace


    What is a Gram Sabha?

    The Gram Sabha (elected every five years) is a meeting of all adults who live in the area covered by a panchayat. Anyone who is 18 years old or more and who has the right to vote is a member of the Gram Sabha.

    What i... Read more >

  • First-Hand Account of Crackdown & Arrest of Activists

    Blogpost by Vivek Goyal - July 30, 2014 at 17:01

    30 July 2014

    Peaceful Forest Protest in India © Udit kulshrestha / Greenpeace


    It was a serious case of déjà vu! The knocks on the door of the guesthouse after midnight began just like the last time on May 8 when police barged in to arrest my Greenpeace colleagues on false pretexts.

    This time around there were five ac... Read more >

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