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Three Out of Four Van Satyagrahis Granted Bail

Press release | May 10, 2014 at 4:02

May 9, 2014, Singrauli, Madhya Pradesh: Greenpeace and MSS will approach the High Court for the release of the fourth satyagrahi as peaceful protest is not a crime.

NGT declares Forest Clearance for Mahan Coal Ltd Invalid

Feature story | September 26, 2014 at 18:25

"...It is from numberless diverse acts of courage and belief that human history is shaped. Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and...

Forged Gram Sabha Complaint: Jabalpur HC Takes Singrauli SP to Task

Feature story | July 16, 2014 at 18:06

The issue of the forged signatures in the Gram Sabha resolution has received a boost from the Jabalpur High Court. The HC has pulled up the Superintendent of Police of Singrauli for not taking action on the complaint filed by the villagers on the...

Police Seize Communication Equipment in Mahan: Mahan Gram Sabha to be Held ‘Behind a...

Feature story | July 29, 2014 at 20:37

The latest in police excesses in Amelia village, Singrauli district- Madhya Pradesh took place today when a Greenpeace mobile phone signal booster was confiscated by local police today, along with other communication equipment. This is especially...

Arrested & Beaten Up: All for Saving Forests!

Feature story | May 8, 2014 at 20:10

You cannot buy the revolution. You cannot make the revolution. You can only be the revolution. It is in your spirit, or it is nowhere. ~ Ursula LeGuin

Greenpeace to respond to Essar’s ‘bullying’ legal suit

Press release | January 27, 2014 at 17:19

27th January, 2014: Greenpeace India would take legal recourse to respond to the defamation suit of Rs. 500 crore filed by Essar. The company has filed the legal suit in the Bombay High Court against Greenpeace India and Mahan Sangharsh Samiti...

HC finally Grants Bail to Van Satyagrahi

Press release | June 2, 2014 at 22:11

2nd June, 2014, Singrauli, Madhya Pradesh: After spending almost three weeks in prison, Van Satyagrahi and member of Mahan Sangharsh Samiti, Bechan Lal Shah was finally granted bail by the Jabalpur High Court today. Shah was arrested along with...

Van Satyagrahis arrested, beaten in Mahan, MP

Press release | May 8, 2014 at 19:41

May 8, Singrauli, Madhya Pradesh: Over 150 villagers including women moved into the Mahan forests today to protect it from being marked for destruction by an Essar-led coal mine, even as their fellow satyagrahis were arrested by the local police...

Civil Society urges the centre not to trample over the Rights of Forest Dwellers in...

Press release | August 1, 2014 at 19:17

1st August, 2014, New Delhi: Mahan Sangharsh Samiti[1] (MSS) supported by prominent members of civil society organisations today urged the Indian government not to trample over the rights of the forest dwelling communities of Mahan region in...

Jabalpur HC pulls up Singrauli SP for not Taking Action on Forged Gram Sabha Complaint

Press release | July 16, 2014 at 12:28

Singrauli, Madhya Pradesh, July 15, 2014: The Jabalpur High Court has pulled up the Superintendent of Police of Singrauli for not taking action on the complaint filed by the villagers on the forged Gram Sabha resolution of March 6, 2013. Acting...

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