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Feature story | August 28, 2004 at 5:30

BANGALORE, India — On the 4th of August 2004, Greenpeace India takes a small step towards realizing its global potential by joining the ‘Greenpeace Planet’, an ambitious world wide web project that is designed to inspire our visitors to join us...

Of mice and whales

Feature story | June 1, 2004 at 5:30

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands — They go by aliases and real names: Echo. Bluplanet. Ann Novek. Tig3933.Chris99. They stop nuclear reprocessing plants, save forests and whales, hound corporations and hold the feet of bureaucrats to the fire. Who ARE...

Fukushima radiation briefing

Page | March 19, 2011 at 21:52

This Greenpeace briefing to provide analysis and advice of the risks and potential health impacts following releases of radioactivity from Japan’s Fukushima 1/Daiichi nuclear power plant, which was damaged by the March 11th earthquake and...

Radiation survey team

Page | March 24, 2011 at 17:06

A Greenpeace team of radiation experts is monitoring locations around the evacuation area that surrounds the crisis-stricken Fukushima/Daiichi nuclear plant. They're there to independently assess the true extent of radiation risks that the local...

France's Nuclear Failures

Page | April 1, 2009 at 14:13

France's nuclear 'success story' is a 50-year history of failures, detailed in our briefing on The Global Chance report "Nuclear power, the great illusion: promises, setbacks and threats" (PDF), and summarised in the seven points below.

Phone the banks to stop the next Fukushima disaster

Page | May 5, 2011 at 22:58

Please phone your nearest head office of BNP Paribas and HSBC, to demand that they don't invest in an earthquake-zone nuclear plant in India. Though they are receiving thousands of protest emails already, every phone call can have a great impact.

Reflections from Direct Dialogue Recruiters

Page | August 4, 2005 at 13:59

Statement by the Greenpeace Executive Director for the 60th Anniversary of the...

Page | August 3, 2005 at 19:48

On this anniversary which reminds us about war and the horror war brings, Greenpeace - once again - commits itself to creating peace.

Exhibition - The Human Cost of Nuclear Accidents

Page | April 21, 2011 at 13:31

One of the most frightening things about nuclear accidents is that the contamination itself is invisible.

Soli Sorabjee opinion on Civil Nuclear Liability

Publication | March 10, 2010 at 17:12

Greenpeace India's registration cancelled; move a demonstration of MHA's intolerance...

Press release | November 6, 2015 at 16:12

November 6, 2015: Greenpeace India Society has just received notice from the Tamil Nadu Registrar of Societies, summarily announcing cancellation of its registration as a society. While several international leaders, including the United Nations...

Greenpeace calls People for “Clean Air Nation” ahead of Delhi’s First Car Free Day...

Press release | October 18, 2015 at 22:58

New Delhi, 18 October 2015: Greenpeace on Sunday organised an event at Dilli Haat to inform people about the need to protect them from air pollution and to gather people’s support. The event calls on the government to make urgent improvements to...

Delhi just the tip of the air pollution iceberg: Greenpeace analyses NAQI data across...

Press release | December 15, 2015 at 18:16

New Delhi 15th December 2015: A ranking of the 17 cities covered by the National Air Quality Index (NAQI) was released by Greenpeace India today, and reveals data to challenge the complacence of the Central and State Governments regarding cities...

Greenpeace resolves to resist attempts to shut it down.

Press release | November 14, 2015 at 19:01

You can’t sink a rainbow! You can’t muzzle dissent in a democracy.

Greenpeace launches Clean Air Nation Movement: Calls on government to deliver...

Press release | September 22, 2015 at 19:21

New Delhi 22nd September - Greenpeace India today launched the Clean Air Nation1 movement, calling on the government to make urgent improvements to the National Air Quality Index (NAQI), as a first step towards securing what the Government has...

New Leadership and Renewed Focus at Greenpeace IndiaNew Leadership and Renewed Focus...

Press release | January 20, 2016 at 15:09

New Delhi/ Bangalore | 20 January 2015: Highly respected environmentalist Dr Ravi Chellam has assumed charge as Greenpeace India’s Executive Director earlier this month. A wildlife biologist and conservation scientist by training, Ravi will...

Was Jaitapur site given clearance without conclusive studies, questions Greenpeace

Press release | January 22, 2016 at 19:19

New Delhi, 22 January 2016: There are close to 16 fault lines near the Jaitapur nuclear project site, according to a 2006 Geological Survey of India. While the project has been given an ‘in-principle’ site approval, and the preliminary...

Compromising childhood: Greenpeace unravels “Alarming levels of cancer-causing heavy...

Press release | January 13, 2016 at 18:30

New Delhi 14th January 2016- Greenpeace India’s scientific analysis has revealed high concentrations of heavy metals inside classrooms of different schools across Delhi between October-November. A report released on Thursday showed the samples...

2007 review

Feature story | January 8, 2008 at 16:29

Like many of you around the world, we also like to take time at the beginning of the new year to look back at the one just passed, to toast its high points and to regret its lows, to take stock and to look forward to the possibilities and...

2005 Rewound

Feature story | January 5, 2006 at 5:30

A look back over the last twelve months, starring jaguar suited activists, corporate skulduggery and heroics in unequal measures, politicians' finding/losing the plot and even an embassy for whales.

Madras HC grants Greenpeace interim stay over FCRA cancellation

Press release | September 16, 2015 at 15:20

Chennai/New Delhi, 16 September 2015: The Courts have protected Greenpeace against arbitrary action taken by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) for the fourth time in less than one year. A case challenging MHA’s decision to cancel Greenpeace’s...

Media Briefing: Greenpeace India’s response to MHA’s show cause notice of 9th April 2015

Press release | May 8, 2015 at 16:27

8th May 2015 -- Greenpeace India today delivered a comprehensive rebuttal of allegations made by the ministry of home affairs over its internal finances and its compliance with the Foreign Contributions Regulation Act (FCRA).

Greenpeace Activist Priya Pillai files writ petition in Delhi High Court

Press release | January 27, 2015 at 16:51

New Delhi | 27 January 2015| Greenpeace activist,Priya Pillai today filed a writ petition in the Delhi High Court challenging her illegal and arbitrary offloading at the Indira Gandhi International airport in New Delhi.

Dissenting views not anti-national: HC tells ASG on Priya Pillai Offloading Case

Press release | February 6, 2015 at 16:18

New Delhi| February 6, 2015| Hearing Greenpeace activist Priya Pillai’s writ petition on her arbitrary offloading from a London-bound flight on January 11, the Delhi High Court today told the Additional Solicitor General that a different point...

Priya Pillai denounces Government “gag” offer

Press release | February 18, 2015 at 19:29

Court adjourned till tomorrow

Greenpeace statement in response to the cancellation of its FCRA licence

Press release | September 3, 2015 at 22:27

The Greenpeace legal team has learnt that the Ministry of Home Affairs has notified the Delhi High Court that Greenpeace’s FCRA registration has been cancelled. This news comes just a day before a scheduled hearing at the Delhi High Court that...

Greenpeace recreates iconic Bollywood posters to highlight nationwide crackdown on...

Press release | September 4, 2015 at 15:24

New Delhi, 4 September 2015: The Ministry of Home Affairs has filed an affidavit informing the Delhi High Court that Greenpeace India’s Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) licence has been cancelled (1). Although the court hearing...

Greenpeace India Director tells staff: ‘one month left to fight’ before shutdown

Press release | May 5, 2015 at 16:56

New Delhi | May 5, 2015| Greenpeace India has one month left to fight for its survival with the threat of an imminent shutdown looming large. The NGO has been left with funds for staff salaries and office costs that will last for just about a...

Greenpeace strongly rebuts MHA allegations; demands unblocking of domestic accounts

Press release | May 8, 2015 at 17:32

New Delhi, May 8th, 2015 -- Greenpeace India today submitted a comprehensive rebuttal[1] to allegations contained in the MHA’s ‘show cause notice’, dated April 9th and has demanded the immediate unblocking of its domestic bank accounts. The...

Greenpeace celebrates ‘justice’ as Priya Pillai’s offload stamp is finally removed

Press release | May 13, 2015 at 17:36

New Delhi| 13th May 2015| At around 2pm this afternoon, Greenpeace India campaigner Priya Pillai visited the Foreigners Regional Registration Office (FRRO) in Delhi to have the ‘offload’ stamp officially expunged from her passport. The action...

Delhi High Court accepts Greenpeace India’s writ petition; tells MHA to respond

Press release | May 18, 2015 at 15:52

New Delhi| May 18, 2015| The Delhi High Court today agreed to rule on Greenpeace India’s legal challenge to the MHA’s decision to suspend its FCRA license and block the group’s international and national bank accounts.

Greenpeace India to keep fighting in June after surge in support from staff and allies

Press release | May 21, 2015 at 15:23

New Delhi, Thursday 21 May 2015 - Greenpeace India today announced that it has seen a surge in support from civil society allies, new donors and its own staff which will allow the organisation to keep basic functions running for one more month.

Delhi High court orders MHA to allow access to Greenpeace India’s domestic accounts

Feature story | May 27, 2015 at 17:45

The Delhi High Court today ordered the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) to allow access to Greenpeace India’s two main domestic bank accounts, which will let the organisation receive new donations and access the vast majority of its existing funds.

Nothing momentous in the Modi-Obama statement on climate change Agreement on phase...

Press release | January 25, 2015 at 19:58

New Delhi|January 24, 2015| 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.

Nothing momentous in the Modi-Obama statement on climate change

Feature story | January 25, 2015 at 20:13

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.

Priya Pillai files writ petition in Delhi High Court

Publication | January 27, 2015 at 17:15

Following the unfortunate incident with me at the New Delhi International Airport on January 11, I have filed a writ petition in the High Court of Delhi challenging the illegal and arbitrary nature in which I was ‘offloaded’ on my trip to the UK.

Greenpeace Activist Priya Pillai files writ petition in Delhi High Court

Feature story | January 27, 2015 at 17:13

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.

Greenpeace to wait for the government's official statement before the court in Priya...

Press release | February 12, 2015 at 16:57

On February 11, media reports surfaced quoting unnamed government officials justifying the travel ban on Greenpeace India’s Priya Pillai on the basis that she was “presenting a negative image of the country” abroad. The unnamed officials said...

Delhi children breath toxic air, reveals Greenpeace air-monitoring survey in schools

Press release | February 16, 2015 at 17:03

Publicising reliable air quality data along with a set of Precautionary Measures are the first steps needed to tackle the issue of air pollution in Delhi

Waidhan District Court dismisses Essar’s plea against Greenpeace

Press release | February 20, 2015 at 18:25

Singrauli, Madhya Pradesh | 20 February, 2015| As government battles it out with Greenpeace on the Priya Pillai offloading case, the NGO won an interim plea against Essar’s attempt to enforce restrictions on Greenpeace at the District Court in...

Mahan forests inviolate– No Go for mining says MoEF

Press release | February 24, 2015 at 12:48

New Delhi| February 24, 2015| In an Office Memorandum of the Ministry of the Environment Forests and Climate Change – dated 22nd December 2014 and secured through an RTI request – it is clearly stated that even though the Mahan project has been...

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

Press release | January 12, 2015 at 16:46

New Delhi, 12 January 2015: A day after Greenpeace activist Priya Pillai was ‘offloaded’ and barred from leaving the country she has shot a letter to the Ministry of Home Affairs. Pillai, a senior campaigner with the organisation has demanded...

Greenpeace Activists Take Pro Solar Message to the Temple of the Sun in Machu Picchu...

Press release | December 2, 2014 at 13:17

Machu Picchu, Peru| 1, December 2014| Seven Greenpeace activists today projected the message "Act for the climate! Go solar!" onto the hill of Wayna Picchu to mark the beginning of the end of coal- and oil-driven economies. As the UN climate...

AERB clueless about industry blacklist

Press release | December 10, 2014 at 16:42

New Delhi/Chennai/Mumbai | December 10, 2014 | Despite evidence of corruption and malpractice, AERB has not taken any action. Right to Information (RTI) application filed by Greenpeace reveals that Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) has not...

Greenpeace employee “Offloaded” at Delhi Airport: NGO demands explanation from the...

Press release | January 11, 2015 at 15:13

New Delhi, 11 January 2015: In yet another incident of government clampdown on Greenpeace India, Priya Pillai, Senior Campaigner with the organisation was stopped at the New Delhi airport, this morning by the immigration office and denied to get...

Mahan celebrates democracy and the victory of peoples’rights; Villagers protest...

Press release | March 31, 2015 at 17:00

Singrauli, Madhya Pradesh| March 30, 2015| The Government’s decision to stop Mahan coal block from mining, saving the forests and livelihoods of thousands was celebrated by villagers from 20 villages at a rally in Amelia village of Singrauli in...

Coal Ministry confirms Mahan block will not be auctioned: RTI reply

Press release | March 20, 2015 at 18:42

New Delhi | March 20, 2015 | The Ministry of Coal confirmed in a Right to Information [1] 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...

Victory for Greenpeace activist Priya Pillai Delhi HC overturns offloading, terms...

Press release | March 12, 2015 at 13:39

New Delhi| March 12, 2015| In a major embarrassment to the NDA government, the Delhi High Court’s Justice Rajiv Shakder today termed the Ministry of Home Affairs decision to bar Greenpeace activist Priya Pillai from travelling to the UK in...

MHA blocks receipt of Indian funds to Greenpeace in an attempt to shut it down

Press release | April 14, 2015 at 18:39

Environmental watchdog calls it an act of stifling democracy and legitimate dissent

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