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

Feature story | June 23, 2014 at 17:28

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 5, 2014 at 15:05

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 26, 2014 at 10:04

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...

HC finally Grants Bail to Van Satyagrahi

Press release | June 2, 2014 at 20:11

2nd June, 2014, Singrauli, Madhya Pradesh: After spending almost three weeks in prison, Van Satyagrahi and member of Mahan Sangharsh Samiti, Bechan Lal Shah was finally granted bail by the Jabalpur High Court today. Shah was arrested along with...

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...

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...

Blatant Attempts to Discredit Greenpeace

Feature story | August 6, 2014 at 17:30

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...

Coal versus Forest

Hub | July 19, 2012 at 15:15

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

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

Feature story | May 11, 2014 at 12:06

"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

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

Feature story | May 6, 2014 at 17:19

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...

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