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A Call For Justice To Unresponsive Singrauli Administrators

Feature story | May 19, 2014 at 21:01

Supporters joined Van Satyagrahis from Mahan for a peaceful protest outside the collectors office in Waidhan, Singrauli today. Forest rights activists have been treated unfairly by Singrauli's administration and police and supporters heavily...

‘Pledge to Save Mahan on Earth Day’

Press release | April 23, 2014 at 11:42

April 22, 2014, New Delhi: On the occasion of Earth Day, several young volunteers came together in New Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore in a show of support to save Mahan forests in Singrauli, Madhya Pradesh. They were part of urban solidarity events...

Forged Signatures - The Basis of Mahan's Clearance

Feature story | May 12, 2014 at 15:51

Nai Duniya, the Hindi newspaper carried story on May 8th regarding the irregularities connected to the Gram Sabha resolution regarding Essar and Hindalco's proposed coal mine in Mahan's forests. The resolution that was designed to give a voice to...

Greenpeace Activists Embarrass Moily and Essar

Press release | February 14, 2014 at 15:15

14th February, New Delhi: Today, on Valentine's Day, as the environment minister Veerappa Moily hobnobbed with head honchos of leading companies including Essar Oil and Essar Foundation, Greenpeace India staged a peaceful protest at the National...

Greenpeace: Coalgate chargesheet against Essar owned Navbharat Power is the tip of an...

Press release | March 10, 2014 at 20:23

10th March, New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) today filed the first chargesheet in connection with multi-crore coal block allocation scam. The chargesheet has been filed against Navabharat Power Private Limited and its two...

New Essar Gag Case – an attempt to stifle voices of opposition

Press release | April 4, 2014 at 18:32

April 4, 2014, Singrauli, Madhya Pradesh: Greenpeace India today, rubbished Essar's ridiculous allegations of inciting villagers in the Mahan region against them. In yet another attempt to browbeat and threaten the growing voices against Essar's...

'No tree felling in Mahan till October': MP Govt to NGT

Press release | May 26, 2014 at 20:12

26th May 2014, New Delhi: In an undertaking submitted to the National Green tribunal, the state government of Madhya Pradesh today said that they will not fell trees in Mahan forests till October. This comes as a temporary respite for members of...

Mahan Villagers begin their Peaceful Van Stayagraha

Press release | February 27, 2014 at 15:14

Singrauli, Madhya Pradesh| February 27, 2014| Thousands of villagers including a large number of women and children from 12-14 villages in the Mahan region of Singrauli came together for a mass public rally in Amelia Village to oppose mining in...

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...

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