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Greenpeace demands GEAC not to approve GM field trials

Press release | March 19, 2014 at 16:09

Greenpeace, India demands the Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC), which is due to meet on March 21, 2014, not to approve open air field trials of different transgenic varieties of GM crops as the Union Minister for Environment and...

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...

We will Win the Fight to Save Mahan, Declares MSS

Press release | February 24, 2014 at 13:00

Singrauli, Madhya Pradesh| 24 February 2014| Mahan Sangharsh Samiti[1] (MSS) has declared that they will not allow Mahan forests in Singrauli, Madhya Pradesh to be cut down by Essar for coal mining in spite of the stage II forest clearance...

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...

Greenpeace Activists Embarrass Moily and Essar

Press release | February 14, 2014 at 14:15

14th February, New Delhi: Today, on Valentine's Day, as the environment minister Veerappa Moily hobnobbed with head honchos of leading companies including Essar Oil and Essar Foundation, Greenpeace India staged a peaceful protest at the National...

A Resurgence of Satyagraha

Feature story | February 28, 2014 at 16:56

On Thursday, thousands of villagers from 12-14 villages in the Mahan region of Singrauli, came together for a mass public rally in Amelia to oppose mining in the forests of Mahan.The rally marks the beginning of a Van Satyagraha to defend the...

Mahan Villagers begin their Peaceful Van Stayagraha

Press release | February 27, 2014 at 14:14

Singrauli, Madhya Pradesh| February 27, 2014| Thousands of villagers including a large number of women and children from 12-14 villages in the Mahan region of Singrauli came together for a mass public rally in Amelia Village to oppose mining in...

Excerpt From the Diary of Veerappa Moily

Blog entry by Shiwang Singh | January 22, 2014

'Dear Diary, What a day :) Today, I cleared 20 projects in one stroke. I must be improving really fast. I barely spend 5 minutes reading one. I am loving handling multiple portfolios. All my old friends from the...

Indian people voice their concern about Moily's approval of GE field trials!

Blog entry by Neha Saigal | March 6, 2014

The massive opposition to genetically engineered (GE) crops in India has almost entirely stopped the entry of this risky and unwanted technology into our farms and plates. But the proponents of this technology and their cronies are...

Moily the Speedster Meets a Speed Breaker on Valentine’s Day

Blog entry by Sonam Mittal | February 18, 2014

Oh Mr. Moily, what happened to your speed? The man who boasts of clearing a file in a matter of seven minutes is probably undergoing what can be termed as a 'signature fatigue'. It is showing and how! The day was Valentine's Day.

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