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Reflections from the recent suspension of Greenpeace India

Blog entry by Dina Nethisa Rasquinha | May 1, 2015

In the wake of the recent suspension of Greenpeace India’s license and closure of its bank accounts, a number of civil society organizations have criticized the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) stating that its decision on Greenpeace is...

Make Every Day Earth Day

Blog entry by Ruhie Kumar | April 22, 2015

Just another Earthling?  No, because this is not just another planet. Christopher Nolan via Interstellar may have given us the hope otherwise, and a lot of science geeks will argue with me on the realities of time travel. For me...

The Fight for Free Speech and Democracy

Feature story | April 18, 2015 at 12:26

On January 20, the Delhi High Court ruled that the Ministry of Home Affairs had not followed due process or shown any justification while blocking money from Greenpeace International. Shortly thereafter, the blocked money was transferred to...

Navigating the stormy waters bravely

Blog entry by Ishita Das | April 17, 2015

“What you do matters, but why you do it matters so much more.” I am a volunteer with Greenpeace India. My friends ask me, “Why? Why did you decide to be a part of this organisation when you know that they are so controversial?” My...

More incriminating dirt on Greenpeace

Blog entry by Ruth D'Costa | April 15, 2015

This article first appeared in Scroll on Apr 13, 2015. I am a Greenpeace employee, financial supporter and volunteer. How or why do I play so many roles in the same organisation? The answer is: I love what Greenpeace stands for,...

The CSC does nothing for you

Blog entry by Hozefa Merchant | April 15, 2015

The Convention on Supplementary Compensation (CSC) is an international nuclear liability regime governed by International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). The convention, signed in 1997, but sofar not in force for lack of interest,...

Attack on civil society continues - Greenpeace at the forefront

Feature story | April 14, 2015 at 17:49

Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has blocked Greenpeace India from receiving funds. The clampdown on Greenpeace India has been unprecedented since June 2014. But this time, the Ministry goes a step ahead by blocking receipt of Indian funds, which...

Greenpeace India works for India's people and environment - here's why.

Blog entry by Lalita Ramdas & Ashish Kothari | April 11, 2015

Greenpeace India has been in the news repeatedly in recent weeks. It is unusual for a campaigning organization to feature in all mainstream news channels over a prolonged period. The reason for this unsolicited publicity was the...

Why target Greenpeace, now?

Blog entry by Ashish Fernandes | April 9, 2015

So why is the government going after Greenpeace India? As soon as our Prime Minister Narendra Modi took off on a weeklong foreign tour, the Ministry of Home Affairs uploaded a notice on its website stating that our FCRA certificate...

Courage of Greenpeace

Blog entry by Pushpinder Singh | April 9, 2015

As I write this, Ministry of Home Affairs have blocked the funds from international supporters for Greenpeace India. But I think now is the time to talk about courage and Greenpeace India. People in Greenpeace take extraordinary...

MHA’s Smear campaign on Greenpeace continues; NGO will respond to MHA

Feature story | April 9, 2015 at 20:21

Greenpeace to continue campaigning on issues fearlessly

The people of Mahan have won; Long live the fight – Zindabad!

Blog entry by Vinuta Gopal | April 2, 2015

I was returning to Mahan and Singrauli after more than two years. I had wanted more than anything to be back in Mahan to see what the people felt on knowing they had won. The Mahan coal block was not going to be auctioned as the...

Copenhagen to Paris Via Mahan

Blog entry by Pushpinder | April 1, 2015

Copenhagen to Paris – Via Mahan.   I was in Delhi to witness the spectacular failure of climate COP in Copenhagen in December 2009. I was a small time organizer in the movement and we were running a climate camp in New Delhi. We...

10 Things to Do during Earth Hour

Blog entry by Raina De | March 28, 2015

Earth Hour is on March 28 from 8.30 pm to 9.30 pm. Wondering what to do when you're switching off your lights? Here are some alternatives to switch on the fun!   1. Take some time with your love, have a candle light dinner. 2...

My First Volunteer Training

Blog entry by Alifya Vora | March 27, 2015

I am a first year law student and I want to do something for the environment. I know this sounds cliché - something people tend to say every day but I genuinely wanted to do something about it and that was when I came to know about...

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