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The Ghosts of Coal

Blog entry by Sajan Ponappa | April 21, 2017

The Ghosts of Coal is a photo-blog which describes the environmental and health problems caused by coal-fired thermal power plants.

Negative Growth

Press release | December 2, 2016 at 19:06

New Delhi | December 2, 2016| As winter sets in and smog envelopes the North Indian belt further, yet another damning report stresses on the urgent need to address the problem of air pollution in India and China.

Coal and dirty development in China & India

Publication | December 2, 2016 at 16:12

Millions around the world are dying from polluted air, but as countries get richer they usually clean up their air.

Are We Ready to Sustain the Right Choice?

Blog entry by Sunil Dahiya | September 7, 2016

India is standing at very interesting juncture today. From here onwards, there are two paths that can pave the way forward. The first one is to continue with the age old conventional dirty energy sources such as coal, while ignoring...

Coal Endangers India's Fresh Water Sources: Greenpeace India

Press release | May 5, 2016 at 18:24

New Delhi | 5 May, 2016| Even as the country reels under severe drought, information secured by Greenpeace suggests that India’s coal-hungry government is willing to overlook policy meant to protect the country’s pristine forests, wildlife and...

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...

What would Gandhi do?

Blog entry by Priya Pillai | March 17, 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 16, 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...

My visit to Mahan!

Blog entry by Pooja Amritlal Tanna | September 22, 2014

At the Singrauli station I saw many neem trees. It was late in the night and I could only see the silhouette of overburden and shrubs on both sides of the road. I could make out from this little brief that I am entering a place with...

Supreme Court Deems Mahan Coal Block Allocation Illegal

Feature story | August 26, 2014 at 12:04

The Supreme Court deemed in an order on August 25 that all coal block allocations since 1993 are ‘illegal’ on grounds of arbitrariness, legal flaws lack of transparency, fairness and even application of mind. This verdict is of significant...

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