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Mahan forests inviolate– No Go for mining says MoEF

Feature story | February 24, 2015 at 12:08

India’s most controversial coal mine project may not go ahead, according to government documents acquired by Greenpeace through RTI.

'Freeze mob' to demand clean air for Delhi - ToxiCity

Blog entry by Ishita Gupta | February 22, 2015

Yesterday, after nearly 2 weeks of preparation, Volunteers from Greenpeace Delhi successfully conducted two freeze mobs in a span of 2 hours in 2 different locations with more than 50 people .   Last year after the launch of...

Story of Mahan needs to be heard

Blog entry by Priya Pillai | February 17, 2015

I am an Indian citizen who is not afraid to raise my voice against violations of laws that have been put in place to protect the aam aadmi’s rights . I fight to ensure that rampant coal mining in forest areas is only done in...

We need to protect our children from this #ToxiCity now!

Blog entry by Aishwarya Madineni | February 17, 2015

Delhi has been ranked by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as the world’s most polluted city and it is estimated that 10,000 pre-mature deaths occur every year in the city due to air pollution. The Meteorological Department’s live...

Delhi Shines, at Holy Family Hospital

Blog entry by Iqbal Munawwar and Sanchita Mahajan | February 5, 2015

In our fight for a cleaner and greener planet, victories are often far and few. It takes years for campaigns to bear fruit and for our volunteer community to see tangible results of their long and hard work.  On Saturday, January 31...

Obama and Modi want to sell nuclear power to India that is too dangerous and...

Blog entry by Hozefa Merchant, Sunanda Mehta & Jim Riccio | January 30, 2015

Only two new nuclear plants are being built in the US and even they are way over budget. The recent “breakthrough” in the nuclear talks between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama has raised more...

Are the green spaces in Delhi free from air pollution?

Blog entry by Aishwarya Madineni | January 28, 2015

Are the green spaces in Delhi free from air pollution? The common assumption that one would have about a green space such as a park or a lake-side trail is that it is free from pollution and contamination.  Many look at these...

Greenpeace Activist Priya Pillai files writ petition in Delhi High Court

Feature story | January 27, 2015 at 16:13

Greenpeace activist, Priya Pillai has filed a writ petition on 27 January 2015, in the Delhi High Court challenging her illegal and arbitrary offloading at the Delhi International Airport on 11 January.

Obama will come, Obama will go, Delhiites will have no respite from toxic air

Blog entry by Aishwarya Madineni | January 26, 2015

As soon as the news on India’s most-awaited chief guest for its 66 th Republic Day was announced, the international media and the U.S. Govt were quick to take note of the levels of air pollution in Delhi. The U.S. Embassy in Delhi,...

Nothing momentous in the Modi-Obama statement on climate change

Feature story | January 25, 2015 at 19:13

Greenpeace India expressed disappointment at the joint announcement by Prime Minister Modi and President Obama as it didn’t go beyond rhetoric and the usual platitudes.

Democracy prevails

Blog entry by Divya Raghunandan | January 20, 2015

Today the courts were to decide if Greenpeace India’s international funds blocked by the Ministry of Home Affairs would be released or not. Arundhati, a Greenpeace campaigner, had been at the Delhi High Court all day waiting for our...

Victory of Democracy

Feature story | January 20, 2015 at 18:28

New Delhi, January 20, 2015. Delhi High Court today unblocked the funds that were frozen by the Ministry of Home Affairs in June last year.

What's the cost of standing up for fundamental rights in India?

Blog entry by Priya Pillai | January 13, 2015

Sunday marked yet another black day for fundamental rights in India. Though these charter of rights are enshrined in our constituion, my experience on Sunday morning at the Delhi airport show that these are not equally accessible to...

Greenpeace Campaigner demands explanation on alleged ‘lookout circular’ against her

Feature story | January 12, 2015 at 17:20

New Delhi, 12 January 2015: A day after Greenpeace Senior Campaigner Priya Pillai was ‘offloaded’ and barred from leaving the country she has written a letter to the Ministry of Home Affairs. According to media reports, Pillai was forbidden from...

Greenpeace employee banned from leaving India on government orders. No official...

Feature story | January 11, 2015 at 15:06

New Delhi, 11 January 2015: In yet another attempt to muzzle Greenpeace India, Priya Pillai, Senior Campaigner with the organisation was stopped at New Delhi airport this morning by the immigration office and denied to get onboard her flight to...

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