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Greenpeace India’s challenge over blocked funds accepted by High Court

Media release | May 18, 2015 at 11:07

New Delhi| May 18, 2015| The Delhi High Court today agreed to rule on Greenpeace India’s legal challenge to the Minister of Home Affairs’ decision to block the group’s international and national bank accounts.

Greenpeace India lives to fight one more month with staff ready to give up pay

Media release | May 21, 2015 at 9:40

Open letter to Ban Ki-moon asks for UN chief’s solidarity with India’s civil society

Indian NGOs urge government to end civil society clampdown

Media release | May 8, 2015 at 14:18

New Delhi, May 8, 2015 – A wide coalition of non-governmental organisations has published an open letter to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressing “deep concern” over the crackdown on civil society and the resulting ”atmosphere of State...

The price of dissent: government attacks put Greenpeace India in danger of closure in...

Blog by Ashish Fernandes | May 6, 2015

In less than a month, Greenpeace India is in danger of closing. It’s not because everyone in the country can now enjoy the benefits of an unpolluted environment. Far from it. Instead, a department of our own government – the Ministry of Home...

Supreme Court Order Kills Essar’s Plans

Blog by Guest Post | September 26, 2014

Guest post from environmental activist Akshey Kalra If you haven’t heard so far, the Supreme Court of India cancelled 214 coal blocks allocated to private companies since 1993, deeming them illegal. And one of these coal blocks brings us to the...

Arrest of forest rights activists symbolic of what’s wrong in India

Blog by Aaron Gray-Block | July 31, 2014

It was just past midnight when Indian police hauled two Greenpeace India activists out of their sleep and arrested them this week as a crackdown on protests against a planned coal mine in the Mahan forest intensified. The arrests are the latest...

Greenpeace joins a fight against coal in India

Blog by Emma Gibson | May 29, 2014

Mahan, a forested area in northern India, is sometimes called the ‘Badlands’ because of its history of lawlessness. It certainly feels like the wild west sometimes, except instead of a gold rush here, there’s a scramble for something a whole lot...

Solar Power At Dharnai Village, India

Image gallery | July 21, 2014

Ignoring human rights abuses and coal’s uncertain future, big banks line up for piece...

Blog by Ashish Fernandes | September 4, 2013

Green is in on Wall Street. Or so you’d think, if you believe the sustainability policies of some of the United States’ biggest banks. Bank of America, Citi, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan and Morgan Stanley all have paid lip service … Continue...

Coalification of Water

Image gallery | March 21, 2014

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