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Greenpeace UK staff member deported from India

Press release | September 23, 2014 at 11:18

New Delhi, September 22, 2014: A UK national working for Greenpeace has been barred from entering India in the latest clampdown by the Indian government on the work of the environmental group.

Tea industry divided on the issue of pesticides

Press release | September 11, 2014 at 13:15

September 11, 2014, New Delhi: Weeks after Greenpeace released its report “Trouble Brewing” highlighting the presence of toxic pesticide residues in tea, the tea industry remains divided on the issue. Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) demonstrated...

Greenpeace India Condemns Govt’s Move to Bypass Tribal Consent

Press release | September 9, 2014 at 18:03

New Delhi, September 9, 2014: Greenpeace India condemns the government's efforts to do away with tribal consent for destruction of forests as per media reports. The NDA government has been sending feelers ever since they came to power that they...

With a decline in global markets, Abbott looks to India for uranium sale

Press release | September 5, 2014 at 16:38

New Delhi/Canberra, September 4, 2014: Greenpeace today criticized the civil nuclear agreement between India and Australia. The environmental group accused Abbott of desperately trying to revive a declining industry.

Delhi HC issues notice to MHA for holding up Greenpeace India’s funds

Press release | September 3, 2014 at 17:28

3rd September 2014| New Delhi | The Delhi High Court today issued notice to the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) for blocking Greenpeace India’s foreign funds. The court has directed that Greenpeace India’s blocked funds to be moved from RBI’s...

Tea Board’s Plant Protection Code is inadequate: Greenpeace India

Press release | September 3, 2014 at 13:48

Sept 3, 2014, New Delhi/Kolkata: While acknowledging the initiatives taken by the Tea Board of India to handle the pesticide menace in tea cultivation, Greenpeace India, today termed the Plant Protection Code (PPC) as inadequate. The PPC is based...

‘Govt’s stand on speedy re-allocation can ride roughshod over environmental laws’:...

Press release | September 1, 2014 at 19:43

New Delhi, September 1, 2014: Greenpeace today observed that the NDA government's submission to the Supreme Court on the coal scam hearing was an attempt to make light of the coal scam ruling. The government's attempt to speed up re-allocation...

Mahan Coal Block Allocation Also Deemed Illegal by SC

Press release | August 26, 2014 at 10:38

New Delhi, 25th August 2014: Greenpeace welcomed the Supreme Court order today that deemed all coal block allocations since 1993 as 'illegal' on grounds of arbitrariness, legal flaws, lack of transparency, fairness and even application of mind.

Union Commerce Minister echoes Greenpeace’s concerns on pesticide residue in the...

Press release | August 21, 2014 at 15:42

New Delhi, August 21, 2014: Expressing serious concern on the issue of pesticide residues in tea, the Union Commerce Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman, in a recent media interview, raised questions on the safety of consumers [1].Greenpeace India urged...

Greenpeace urges fair and transparent vote on protection of India’s Mahan forest

Press release | August 18, 2014 at 11:57

Amsterdam, 18 August 2014: Greenpeace International today joined Greenpeace India's call for Indian authorities to protect democracy and ensure a fair and transparent village council vote in the Mahan forest, over a proposed coal mine...

Tea companies commit to Non-Pesticide Management in tea; Unilever and Girnar lead the way

Press release | August 13, 2014 at 21:45

August 13th, 2014, Mumbai: In an encouraging turn of events, two of the leading tea companies have come forward in support of Non-Pesticide Management (NPM) in tea. Earlier this week, Greenpeace India released its report Trouble Brewing [1]...

Greenpeace calls on the industry to save Indian tea from pesticides

Press release | August 11, 2014 at 19:39

August 11th, 2014, Mumbai: Greenpeace India called on the tea industry to save Indian tea from pesticides while launching their report, Trouble Brewing [1], today. The study exposes the presence of pesticides, considered highly and moderately...

Book people behind Fake Letters in Greenpeace’s name, demand MSS and Greenpeace

Press release | August 6, 2014 at 17:23

Singrauli, Madhya Pradesh, August 6, 2014: Greenpeace India and Mahan Sangharsh Samiti (MSS) today filed a police complaint against the fake letters that are being circulated among residents of Amelia and the local media in Singrauli. The letters...

‘Systematic clampdown on People’s Movements Unacceptable’: MSS

Press release | August 5, 2014 at 12:55

August 5, 2014, Bhopal: Mahan Sangharsh Samiti[1] (MSS) supported by prominent members of other social movements today urged the government of Madhya Pradesh to end the systematic clampdown of the movement against Essar and Hindalco's proposed...

Ex-CM Nitish Kumar hails Greenpeace’s solar micro-grid

Press release | August 5, 2014 at 12:33

Patna, 4 August: In a thumbs-up to Greenpeace’s solar-powered micro-grid, former Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday visited Dharnai village in Jehanabad district, where the micro grid has been setup. Elated to see homes, shops and streets lit...

Civil Society urges the centre not to trample over the Rights of Forest Dwellers in...

Press release | August 1, 2014 at 17:17

1st August, 2014, New Delhi: Mahan Sangharsh Samiti[1] (MSS) supported by prominent members of civil society organisations today urged the Indian government not to trample over the rights of the forest dwelling communities of Mahan region in...

Bombay HC accepts Essar’s affidavit to include malicious IB report that was ‘leaked’...

Press release | July 31, 2014 at 16:06

July 31, 2014, Mumbai: At the hearing of the interim gag-order on the Greenpeace, MP, the Bombay High Court today accepted Essar's affidavit to include the 'leaked' IB report that alleged that foreign funded NGOs like Greenpeace were a 'threat to...

Crackdown on Forest Rights Activists Intensifies

Press release | July 31, 2014 at 9:33

July 30 2014, Singrauli, Madhya Pradesh: The police in Singrauli have stooped to a new low, according to Greenpeace. Barely two months after four forest rights activists were arrested from Greenpeace's Waidhan office local police officials once...

Mahan Gram Sabha to be Held ‘Behind a Curtain’ as Police Seize Signal Booster, Solar...

Press release | July 29, 2014 at 18:29

July 29, 2014, Singrauli, Madhya Pradesh: A Greenpeace mobile phone signal booster was confiscated by local police today, along with other communication equipment in Amelia village in Singrauli district of Madhya Pradesh. This comes just days...

Bihar village declares independence from darkness and anonymity

Press release | July 20, 2014 at 11:26

Greenpeace’s first solar-powered micro-grid in Bihar kicks off with village ceremony

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