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Moily stoops to favour Essar-Hindalco, grants Mahan forest clearance

Press release | February 13, 2014 at 10:43

12th February, New Delhi: Essar Energy has announced that it has received Stage II clearance for its Mahan coal block in Singrauli, even before any announcement was made by the Ministry of Environment and Forests. Reacting to the news, Priya...

Greenpeace: Why does Essar want to protect Veerappa Moily?

Press release | February 7, 2014 at 19:04

7th February, Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today rejected Essar Group's plea to prevent Greenpeace from asking for the sacking of the Minister for Environment and Forest (MoEF) Veerappa Moily. Greenpeace has been gunning for Moily's resignation...

Roll-back tariff hikes and fulfill poll promise on solar energy, Greenpeace tells...

Press release | February 4, 2014 at 12:44

February 4, New Delhi: With the Delhi government facing existential threat over the power crisis in the state, Greenpeace India on Monday wrote a letter to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal urging him to ask the DERC to roll-back tariff hike...

Civil society slams Moily

Press release | February 3, 2014 at 15:55

New Delhi, February 3, 2014: In a strong show of unity, representatives from social and environmental movements today slammed the newly anointed environment minister, Veerappa Moily and the Prime Minister's Office for ignoring environmental and...

L’Oreal commits to end role in deforestation - Greenpeace

Press release | January 31, 2014 at 11:56

Jakarta, 30th January 2014: L'Oreal, the world's largest beauty and cosmetics company, has committed to remove forest destruction from its products by 2020. Greenpeace expects other companies to follow with more ambitious timelines.

Greenpeace will prove defamation charges wrong

Press release | January 30, 2014 at 10:48

29th January, Mumbai: Greenpeace India will submit sufficient evidence to prove that the defamation charges pressed against it by Essar are false and that all Greenpeace allegations against the company are indeed based on solid evidence. The...

Greenpeace to respond to Essar’s ‘bullying’ legal suit

Press release | January 27, 2014 at 16:19

27th January, 2014: Greenpeace India would take legal recourse to respond to the defamation suit of Rs. 500 crore filed by Essar. The company has filed the legal suit in the Bombay High Court against Greenpeace India and Mahan Sangharsh Samiti...

Prithviraj Chavan invited to visit Fukushima

Press release | January 27, 2014 at 9:49

Mumbai, Jan 24th, 2014: Ahead of India's discussion with Japan on nuclear cooperation, Greenpeace Japan and Greenpeace India have jointly invited Prithviraj Chavan, the Chief Minister of Maharashtra, to visit Fukushima. The Fukushima witness tour...

Greenpeace Activists Granted Bail After Being Detained By Mumbai Police

Press release | January 23, 2014 at 20:07

January 23rd, Mumbai: After spending 24 hours at a police station, all 67 forest activists, who were detained last night for staging a peaceful protest at Essar's Mumbai headquarters have been granted bail by a sub-divisional-magistrate's court...

Greenpeace forest activists scale Essar HQ

Press release | January 22, 2014 at 15:33

January 22nd, Mumbai: Greenpeace activists draped Essar's 180ft tall building in Mahalakshmi with a giant 36 ft X 72 ft banner. The banner also had pictures of the union minister of environment and forest (MoEF), Veerappa Moily and Prime Minister...

Greenpeace reminds Kejriwal of poll promise to make Delhi a safe city

Press release | January 17, 2014 at 16:52

New Delhi, January 17, 2014: In wake of the gang-rape of a Danish woman recently and continuing crimes against women on the streets of Delhi, Greenpeace India on Friday reminded the Arvind Kejriwal government to implement its poll promise of...

Greenpeace India Demands Veerappa Moily's Resignation

Press release | January 14, 2014 at 16:20

New Delhi, January 14, 2013: Greenpeace India has demanded Veerappa Moily's resignation as Environment Minister for failing to uphold the interest of environment in speedy clearances to 70 projects in 20 days. Greenpeace India has said there is a...

DERC proposal on net metering and connectivity in rooftop solar PV projects is...

Press release | December 19, 2013 at 11:18

New Delhi, 17th December 2013: Greenpeace submitted its suggestions and objections to the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) proposal on net metering and connectivity in respect of rooftop solar here on Monday.

Russian parliament votes for amnesty for Arctic 30

Press release | December 19, 2013 at 11:07

Amsterdam, 18th December 2013 - The Greenpeace activists who spent two months in jail after a peaceful protest in the Arctic have expressed relief after the Russian parliament voted to grant them amnesty. But they also declared: "There is no...

Russian Authorities say Arctic 30 cannot return home

Press release | December 13, 2013 at 15:54

Amsterdam, December 13th 2013: The Russian authorities have told the Arctic 30 that they cannot leave the country, defying the ruling of an international court which ordered that they should be allowed to go home immediately.

Palm oil giant Wilmar caves to public pressure, commits to end forests destruction

Press release | December 6, 2013 at 9:59

Jakarta, 5 December 2013 - Wilmar International, the world's largest palm oil trader today announced a 'No Deforestation Policy' in response to pressure from Greenpeace, NGOs and consumers around the world. The policy has the potential to be a...

Palm oil giant Wilmar caves to public pressure, commits to end forests destruction

Press release | December 6, 2013 at 9:59

Jakarta, 5 December 2013 - Wilmar International, the world's largest palm oil trader today announced a 'No Deforestation Policy' in response to pressure from Greenpeace, NGOs and consumers around the world. The policy has the potential to be a...

Villagers Assert their Rights on Mahan Forest

Press release | December 5, 2013 at 13:32

Singrauli, Madhya Pradesh; December 5, 2013: Residents of Amelia village in Mahan region of Singrauli district have taken a significant step towards asserting their rights over Mahan forests. The village level forest rights committee today kick...

Leading political parties in Delhi “Switch on the Sun” for the first time in their...

Press release | November 26, 2013 at 17:36

New Delhi, November 26, 2013: Leading political parties Bharatiya Janta Party, Congress and Aam Aadmi Party have included the Greenpeace demands to implement a solar rooftop policy for Delhi in their manifesto for the upcoming Assembly elections.

Struggle finds a New Voice with Radio Sangharsh

Press release | November 22, 2013 at 14:44

22 November 2013, New Delhi/ Bhopal: As Madhya Pradesh gears up for state elections, a new mobile community radio initiative – Radio Sangharsh – that aims to highlight the suppressed voices is making waves in Mahan forests of Singrauli, Madhya...

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