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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.

Civil society says mandate of Group of Ministers is undemocratic, shrouded in secrecy

Press release | March 16, 2011 at 12:44

New Delhi, March 16, 2011: Civil society groups (mines, minerals & People, Greenpeace, Wildlife Protection Society of India and Lawyers Initiative for Forests and Environment) today flayed the Group of Ministers on coal mining and other...

Coal mining threatens over 1.1 million ha. of forest, tiger, elephant habitat

Press release | August 1, 2012 at 18:10

August 1, 2012, New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: Even as the environment ministry continues to come under renewed pressure to fast track coal mining in forest areas, a GIS analysis released by Greenpeace titled “How Coal Mining is Trashing Tigerland” shows...

Government panel writes off forests for coal mining: Greenpeace

Press release | August 1, 2011 at 12:11

New Delhi, 29th July, 2011: Reacting to the recommendations by the government panel appointed by the Group of Ministers debating the issue of ‘No Go’, Greenpeace Policy Officer Priya Pillai said, “This recommendation is exactly what the PMO...

All You Wanted To Know About The Gram Sabha

Blog entry by Sridevi Padmanabhan | July 31, 2014

What is a Gram Sabha? The Gram Sabha (elected every five years) is a meeting of all adults who live in the area covered by a panchayat. Anyone who is 18 years old or more and who has the right to vote is a member of the Gram Sabha.

34,000 people ask Pranab Mukherjee for public consultation on No Go issue

Press release | February 17, 2011 at 13:58

New Delhi, Feb 17, 2011: Over 34,000 Indians have called on Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee to hold an open consultation on the No Go forests versus coal mining issue before taking a decision. Pranab Mukherjee heads the Group of Ministers...

34,000 लोगों ने की “नो गो ” मुद्दे पर प्रणव मुखर्जी से खुली बहस कराने की मांग

Press release | February 17, 2011 at 14:11

नई दिल्ली, 17 फरवरी, 2011 : देश के 34,000 लोगों ने केन्द्रीय वित्त मंत्री प्रणव मुखर्जी से मांग की है कि वे किसी फैसले पर पहुंचने से पहले ‘नो गो फारेस्ट’ (अक्षुण्णं वनक्षेत्र) बनाम कोयला खनन मुद्दे पर सार्वजनिक बहस करायें। इस बहस में वे...

Greenpeace activist to live on a tree to protect our forests

Feature story | September 2, 2012 at 11:30

Greenpeace activist Brikesh Singh climbed an Anjan tree in Chandrapur, Maharashtra on Saturday, 1st September. What’s so special about climbing a tree you might ask? Well, Brikesh is not coming down in a hurry; in fact he is going to live on this...

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