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Coal versus Forest

Hub | July 18, 2012 at 21:45

We must stop the Government from cutting down giant areas of forest in Central India to get the coal that lies beneath.

IB reports aid Essar’s attempt to discredit the local resistance to save Mahan’s forests

Feature story | June 22, 2014 at 23:58

The leaks of the Investigation Bureau's (IB) reports have brought a lot of public attention to Greenpeace India and other NGOs. Albiet for the wrong reasons. The effects of these IB reports are now being felt in Mahan, Singrauli.

Van Satyagrahi Granted Bail

Feature story | June 4, 2014 at 21:35

After spending almost three weeks in jail, Van Satyagrahi and member of Mahan Sangharsh Samiti, Bechan Lal Shah is finally out on bail. 200 people joined him as he walked out of jail, each one greeting him either with a warm hug or tears of joy.

Supreme Court Deems Mahan Coal Block Allocation Illegal

Feature story | August 25, 2014 at 16:34

The Supreme Court deemed in an order on August 25 that all coal block allocations since 1993 are ‘illegal’ on grounds of arbitrariness, legal flaws lack of transparency, fairness and even application of mind. This verdict is of significant...

Blatant Attempts to Discredit Greenpeace

Feature story | August 6, 2014 at 0:00

As the countdown to the Gram Sabha begins, the tactics used to try and discredit the movement, silence opposition and scuttle the Gram Sabha only get dirtier. In the latest outrageous attempt to disparage Greenpeace's work in Mahan, fake letters...

MSS prevents Essar officials from demarcating trees in Mahan's forest

Feature story | May 5, 2014 at 23:49

Violating the rights of the people of Mahan, Essar's officials have been marking trees to demarcate forest areas about to get the axe. On May 5, the officials came up against members of Mahan Sangharsh Samiti (MSS) when they returned to the...

Three Out of Four Van Satyagrahis Granted Bail

Press release | May 9, 2014 at 8:32

May 9, 2014, Singrauli, Madhya Pradesh: Greenpeace and MSS will approach the High Court for the release of the fourth satyagrahi as peaceful protest is not a crime.

Over Forty hours in jail, and three activists released, one still held in Singrauli

Feature story | May 10, 2014 at 18:36

"To get arrested and jailed for standing up, does not only show courage - but it's the only thing that will release us from the actual confines of human suppression" ~ Anonymous

The World is Mahan

Press release | May 18, 2014 at 0:32

Volunteers defy national borders in a show of support to save Mahan forests in Singrauli; 133 cities join hands to save Mahan

NGT declares Forest Clearance for Mahan Coal Ltd Invalid

Feature story | September 25, 2014 at 22:55

"...It is from numberless diverse acts of courage and belief that human history is shaped. Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and...

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