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Greenpeace activist Priya Pillai on development and dissent

The governments in India have shown remarkable inability to balance development and dissent. Procedural and bureaucratic delays are condoned without much ado but hurdles due to civil society’

Travel ban on activist Priya Pillai quashed by Delhi HC

Upholding the right to different opinion on development policies, the Delhi High Court on Thursday set aside the government lookout circular that had prevented environmental activist Priya Pillai f

Towards making Golden rice a staple diet of the world

“Seven billion people all over world, wake up every morning today with real needs for food, energy and materials. If we change the way we do things and change our technology we can change the

Greenpeace under MHA`s radar again

In the midst of news reports surfacing over suspension of Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) license of NGO Greenpeace India by the Ministry of Home Affair, the NGO has issued a statement s

Greenpeace India claims it may completely shutdown in a month

Constantly cracking its whip, the government has finally forced Greenpeace India towards a shutdown, claims the NGO in a press release. With the government already having cancelled the NGO&

Greenpeace opens new bank account, attracts over 2,800 new donors

A fortnight after it announced being on the verge of a shutdown, Greenpeace India on Thursday said it has opened a new bank account in order to sustain itself in the wake of a financial crunch. The

Check before donating as 10k NGOs have lost licence over foreign funds

Want to make donations to a charity organisation? Check before writing a cheque as the government has cancelled the registration of over 10,000 NGOs (non government organisations) for violating for

Morning briefing: Parliament business to be smooth as Cong decides to be constructive

The Congress has decided it will not obstruct non-contentious legislative business in parliament but strongly raise issues of public importance in both houses. A Congress strategy meeting chaired b

After Kakrapar, probe all similar reactors, demands Greenpeace

After a serious leakage accident at the Kakrapar atomic power station in Gujarat on March 11, environmental activist group Greenpeace India has called for an immediate independent investigation of

Coal plants behind recurring droughts: Greenpeace

India’s growing consumption of coal for energy is likely to worsen the drought situation as well as water crisis in the coming years. According to data released by NGO Greenpeace, the

Bihar village gets first solar-powered cold storage

Bihar’s Kedia village has become the first to have a solar-powered cold storage in the state. Bought through individual donations secured via a crowd-funding campaign managed by NGO Greenpeac

Air in most Indian cities hazardous: Greenpeace

None of the Indian cities comply with standards prescribed by the World Health Organisation (WHO) said a Greenpeace report.   The report “Airpocalypse” as

Air in Indian cities unbreathable: Report

The air quality in Indian cities is poor and children are worst affected in states such as Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Bihar, Maharashtra and Delhi, said a Greenpeace report. Airpocaly

Delhi, NCR ranked most polluted cities in the world: Report

India`s national capital region (NCR) has been ranked as the world`s most polluted region in the world, said a report by NGO Greenpeace.    The latest data compiled

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