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

Blog entry by Lalita Ramdas & Ashish Kothari | April 10, 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 2:51

Greenpeace to continue campaigning on issues fearlessly

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

Blog entry by Vinuta Gopal | April 1, 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 | March 31, 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 27, 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 26, 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...

VICTORY: Coal Ministry confirms Mahan will not be auctioned!

Feature story | March 20, 2015 at 17:09

The Ministry of Coal confirmed in a Right to Information reply that the Mahan coal block will not be auctioned, pursuant to the MoEF’s recommendation that it be kept off limits to mining. The move comes as another blow to Essar Energy, which had...

The Mumbai Hangout

Blog entry by Meet Vora | March 18, 2015

Meant to bring together volunteers, supporters and employees of Greenpeace, the Mumbai Hangout organised by Sakshi, our intern and hosted by her and Pranay, our Volunteer Leader, was held on the 7th of March. It was the first of its...

What would Gandhi do?

Blog entry by Priya Pillai | March 16, 2015

Eighty four years ago, Gandhi came to London to take part in the Roundtable Conference. He had just led the iconic Dandi March heralding a mass civil disobedience movement in India that would ultimately lead to the end of the British...

Determination and dedication:Protecting the Mahan forests from coal mining

Blog entry by Sajan Ponappa | March 15, 2015

Finally the day has come, the day where we all can celebrate! The Environment Ministry has declared the Mahan forests as a no-go zone for mining! It’s been a long fight and we are all proud of the time, effort and sheer heart, our...

Massive win for voices of dissent & democracy

Feature story | March 11, 2015 at 18:59

NDA government left embarrassed as Delhi High Court lifts travel ban for Greenpeace activist Priya Pillai

Four years on, no lessons learnt from Fukushima

Blog entry by Hozefa Merchant | March 10, 2015

When the Japanese Diet released their assessment report on the actual cause of Fukushima nuclear accident, they categorically stated that a fault in design caused the accident. It also stated that “wilful negligence” had a role to play...

Where were you when Fukushima happened?

Blog entry by Hisayo Takada | March 10, 2015

Four years ago the world watched in horror as the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plants exploded across our TV screens and spewed radioactive waste into air and sea. In commemoration of this anniversary, we asked Greenpeace volunteers...

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