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MHA targets Greenpeace despite court issuing stay orders; moves to block domestic...

Press release | September 24, 2015 at 14:05

Chennai/New Delhi, 24 September 2015: Even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi prepares to address world leaders at the United Nations Summit on Sustainable Development, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) launched its latest assault on Greenpeace...

Greenpeace launches Clean Air Nation Movement: Calls on government to deliver...

Press release | September 22, 2015 at 17:21

New Delhi 22nd September - Greenpeace India today launched the Clean Air Nation1 movement, calling on the government to make urgent improvements to the National Air Quality Index (NAQI), as a first step towards securing what the Government has...

Madras HC grants Greenpeace interim stay over FCRA cancellation

Press release | September 16, 2015 at 13:20

Chennai/New Delhi, 16 September 2015: The Courts have protected Greenpeace against arbitrary action taken by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) for the fourth time in less than one year. A case challenging MHA’s decision to cancel Greenpeace’s...

Greenpeace recreates iconic Bollywood posters to highlight nationwide crackdown on...

Press release | September 4, 2015 at 13:24

New Delhi, 4 September 2015: The Ministry of Home Affairs has filed an affidavit informing the Delhi High Court that Greenpeace India’s Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) licence has been cancelled (1). Although the court hearing...

Greenpeace statement in response to the cancellation of its FCRA licence

Press release | September 3, 2015 at 20:27

The Greenpeace legal team has learnt that the Ministry of Home Affairs has notified the Delhi High Court that Greenpeace’s FCRA registration has been cancelled. This news comes just a day before a scheduled hearing at the Delhi High Court that...

Delhi Solar Policy draft targets 2GW by 2025: Time to maximise solar potential of...

Press release | August 26, 2015 at 17:26

New Delhi, 26th August 2015: Greenpeace is urging the Delhi Government to capitalise on Delhi’s rooftop solar potential, and make an immediate start towards implementing the draft Solar Policy presented on Tuesday.

Forested blocks will face clearance delays, tribal opposition, legal challenges:...

Press release | August 7, 2015 at 10:51

At least 39 of 101 coal blocks up for auction in 2015 are located in ecologically critical areas, says study; urges government to protect forests from mining.

Madras HC raps District Registrar in Greenpeace case

Press release | August 4, 2015 at 16:57

Chennai, 4 August 2015: The Madras High Court today served an order forcing the Tamil Nadu State District Registrar of Society to acknowledge Greenpeace’s response to its show cause notice as well as allow access to public records and respond to...

Madras High Court accepts Greenpeace’s petition against threatened shutdown

Press release | July 28, 2015 at 18:35

Chennai, 28 July, 2015: Madras High Court today heard and issued a notice in a petition by Greenpeace India, challenging the Tamil Nadu State officials’ show cause notice to Greenpeace. The Registrar of Societies had served Greenpeace a show...

Greenpeace India to challenge malicious charges, threatened shutdown

Press release | July 23, 2015 at 11:05

New Delhi, 23 July 2015 - Greenpeace India will soon legally challenge malicious charges outlined in a notice threatening the cancellation of its society’s registration.

Greenpeace India faces cancellation of society’s registration

Press release | June 19, 2015 at 17:50

New Delhi, 19 June 2015 - Greenpeace India has been sent a show cause notice threatening the cancellation of the NGO’s society registration due to questions over its operations and funding.

Greenpeace India provides transparency around sexual harassment cases

Press release | June 16, 2015 at 19:33

Delhi, 16 June 2015 - Greenpeace India has ended the employment of two staff members today. One was accused of several sexual harassment cases, while one was accused of an alleged rape involving a female employee. The NGO also published a review...

Greenpeace India statement on sexual harassment allegations

Press release | June 15, 2015 at 21:31

Delhi, 15 June 2015 - Greenpeace India reiterates its unconditional apology for the way it responded to the sexual harassment of one of our colleagues. We did not do justice to her complaint (or others) and we hope to right these failings in future.

Greenpeace launches its report on clean electricity

Press release | June 10, 2015 at 15:13

New Delhi, 10 June, 2015: Environmental action group Greenpeace India launched its report on clean electricity prepared in partnership with National Institute of Urban Affairs today. On receiving interim relief from the Delhi High Court,...

Greenpeace International staff member refused entry to India despite valid business visa

Press release | June 8, 2015 at 9:54

New Delhi, June 8, 2015: A Greenpeace International member travelling from Sydney was barred from entering India on Saturday evening despite having a valid business visa and all necessary documents. No formal reason was given by immigration...

India stands up for Greenpeace on world environment day

Press release | June 5, 2015 at 17:21

Over 500 events planned across 148 cities in support of activist group

Greenpeace India faces new investigation less than a week after high court ruling

Press release | June 3, 2015 at 15:33

New Delhi | Wednesday June 3rd 2015 | The registered office of Greenpeace India has been inspected by authorities in Chennai who are investigating the organisation’s society status. Greenpeace alleged that the move was orchestrated by those who...

Delhi High court orders MHA to allow access to Greenpeace India’s domestic accounts

Press release | May 27, 2015 at 15:23

New Delhi, 27th May 2015 -- The Delhi High Court today ordered the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) to allow access to Greenpeace India’s two main domestic bank accounts, which will let the organisation receive new donations and access the vast...

Greenpeace India to send legal notice to MHA over defamatory comments

Press release | May 25, 2015 at 15:24

New Delhi | May 24, 2015 | Greenpeace India today accused the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) of making baseless and defamatory allegations against Greenpeace India through the media. The NGO’s executive director, Samit Aich today said that...

Greenpeace India to keep fighting in June after surge in support from staff and allies

Press release | May 21, 2015 at 13:23

New Delhi, Thursday 21 May 2015 - Greenpeace India today announced that it has seen a surge in support from civil society allies, new donors and its own staff which will allow the organisation to keep basic functions running for one more month.

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