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Is this The New Normal?

Blog entry by Divya Raghunandan | July 9, 2014

To get away from the madness of trawling through a never-ending stream of emails, debates on the implications of the looming threat of shutting down Greenpeace and answering endless inane questions from 'concerned' journalists on how...

Should we become thugs to deal with bullies?

Blog entry by Nagesh Anand | July 7, 2014

Should we become thugs in order to deal with bullies? It is a question that I have been struggling with for the past few days. Today Greenpeace is being bullied. The kind of baseless allegations and rhetoric that some media outlets as...

Finding Hope!

Blog entry by Ruth D’Costa | July 4, 2014

The sleepy Coimbatore Express finally decided to crawl out of Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 04:20 this morning. The 5-hour, 45-minute delay doesn't seem to work against the engine driver's conscience, who makes lasting stops at every...

Is sabke saath, sabka vikas for real?

Blog entry by Brikesh Singh | July 4, 2014

In the last couple of weeks the Intelligence Bureau has managed to crack the puzzle of slow growth rate courtesy a top secret report which was leaked to many media houses. This top secret widely circulated report named around 23...

Why I’m not anti-national!

Blog entry by Janet Vrinda | July 3, 2014

Greenpeace India is a campaigning organisation that works for the environment on national and global issues. Also, Greenpeace is situated in 40 other countries, where people like me plan campaigns for a better future. Our core values...

Indians Give Their Verdict!

Feature story | July 3, 2014 at 10:26

June was a momentous month for Greenpeace. This was the month that the Intelligence Bureau (IB) report targeting Greenpeace and other NGOs was leaked. This was the month that Greenpeace was accused of being anti-development and funded by foreign...

Spare a thought for our next generation!

Blog entry by Debanjana Choudhuri | June 30, 2014

Motherhood is a joyful experience. It helps you value things around you and feel emotions which you were not ever aware of! Having said that, a mom feels fiercely protective about her baby and wants her child to experience all the...

Citizens come together as Jan Awaaz to protect our most fundamental rights

Blog entry by Neha Saigal | June 30, 2014

The 26th of June has special significance for all Indians who believe in democracy and the Indian Constitution. Thirty nine years ago on this very day, directed by the then Prime Minister, Smt Indira Gandhi, a state of Emergency was...

IB Report: Word play, incomplete information and emotional misguidance

Blog entry by Akshey Kalra | June 26, 2014

I assume if you are reading this, you are already well-informed about the Intelligence Bureau Report submitted to the Prime Minister of India. On the morning of June 11, as we were trying to go about our work, we got derailed from our...

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.

Supporter Campaigns at Greenpeace India

Blog entry by Tito Chandy | June 19, 2014

In 2001, when Greenpeace began shaping its work in India, just a handful of our people campaigned on issues related to the toxic waste trade and genetically engineered crops. Apart from traditional advocacy and campaigning issues, we...

Fighting the Good Fight

Blog entry by Hamza Chinoy | June 12, 2014

The IB report claims that Greenpeace has negatively impacted the GDP growth up to 3% per annum. The Joint Director SA Rizvi has accused Greenpeace of, "Changing the dynamics of India's energy mix" and the Bureau says Greenpeace,...

The Poverty of Ecology: Stealing an NGOs credibility

Blog entry by Ruth D’Costa | June 12, 2014

I have done some street fundraising for Greenpeace. Let me tell you what it's like. A fundraiser is the person you see outside a railway station wearing a Greenpeace jacket and ID card. They approach 8-9 people saying, 'Excuse me, do...

The Power of Individualism

Blog entry by Anasua Sen | June 12, 2014

It was 37 degrees in the City of Nawabs on 11th June. I had just reached an area called Kondapur, when I got to know that the Intelligence Bureau (IB) has sent out a report listing Greenpeace as one of the foreign-funded NGOs and also...

Greenpeace = People Power

Blog entry by Komal Singh | June 11, 2014

The recent Intelligence Bureau report calls Greenpeace, "A threat to national economic security". Not only that, it states that, "It (Greenpeace) is assessed to be posing a potential threat to national economic security... growing...

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