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  • Legal Matters | Why SC judgment on NGO funding is a half-hearted assertion of rights Mar 17, 2020 01:36 PM IST

    Legal Matters | Why SC judgment on NGO funding is a half-hearted assertion of rights

    The Supreme Court did not weigh on the right to receive foreign funding, but merely held that an organisation that is politically connected cannot be arbitrarily designated as a political organisation

  • Credit Suisse also spied on Greenpeace: Report Feb 04, 2020 09:35 PM IST

    Credit Suisse also spied on Greenpeace: Report

    Credit Suisse, which has been criticised by Greenpeace for investing in fossil fuels, gained access to emails, tipping the bank off to demonstrations planned against it, the report said.

  • Storage of nuclear waste a 'global crisis': Report Jan 31, 2019 09:00 AM IST

    Storage of nuclear waste a 'global crisis': Report

    Currently, there is a global stockpile of around 250,000 tonnes of highly radioactive spent fuel distributed across some 14 countries.

  • India home to 3 of the largest NO2 emission hotspots: Greenpeace Oct 30, 2018 08:58 AM IST

    India home to 3 of the largest NO2 emission hotspots: Greenpeace

    NO2 is a dangerous pollutant in itself and also contributes to the formation of PM2.5 and ozone, two of the most dangerous air pollutants.

  • Greenpeace urges FMCG firms to commit to 100% waste recycling Jun 05, 2018 07:55 AM IST

    Greenpeace urges FMCG firms to commit to 100% waste recycling

    Greenpeace India in a statement sent a strong message to the retailers and FMCG manufacturers, and urged them to "take responsibility for the trash they produce".

  • Greenpeace faults many technology giants for environment impact Oct 17, 2017 10:12 AM IST

    Greenpeace faults many technology giants for environment impact

    The report issued today faults many of the biggest technology companies for failing to deliver on commitments to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases, use more recycled materials and phase out use of toxic materials.

  • HSBC funding Indonesian forest destruction: Greenpeace Jan 17, 2017 09:48 AM IST

    HSBC funding Indonesian forest destruction: Greenpeace

    The environmental group said the British bank had broken its own guidelines which ban supporting palm oil companies involved in unsustainable practices as it was part of syndicates that had arranged USD 16.3 billion of loans since 2012.

  • Samsung reviewing ways to limit Note 7 environment impact Nov 04, 2016 11:26 AM IST

    Samsung reviewing ways to limit Note 7 environment impact

    The remarks come after environmental group Greenpeace issued a statement earlier this week demanding the world's top smartphone maker find a way to reuse rare materials such as cobalt, gold, palladium and tungsten in the discontinued smartphones that Samsung is taking back.

  • Power Minister should apply brakes on coal expansion: Greenpeace Oct 06, 2016 07:44 AM IST

    Power Minister should apply brakes on coal expansion: Greenpeace

    The green body also lauded the Minister for questioning the excessive investments in past in coal and for highlighting "irrational investments" in adding generating capacity during the previous UPA government.

  • WTO ruling on solar power: India to raise issue at UN event Apr 20, 2016 03:48 PM IST

    WTO ruling on solar power: India to raise issue at UN event

    During a recent meeting of BASIC countries - Brazil, South Africa, India and China - held in New Delhi, China had come out in support of India's decision to file an appeal against the WTO ruling.

  • Greenpeace demands probe into all 'aging' heavy water reactors Mar 15, 2016 08:32 PM IST

    Greenpeace demands probe into all 'aging' heavy water reactors

    Greenpeace India today demanded a probe by independent experts into all "aging" heavy water reactors in the country even and alleged the country's nuclear regulator has failed to ascertain the reason behind the recent "serious" incident at Kakrapar Atomic Power Station in Gujarat.

  • WTO ruling against Paris pact: Greenpeace backs India Feb 27, 2016 03:30 PM IST

    WTO ruling against Paris pact: Greenpeace backs India

    Ruling against India, the WTO recently had said India's power purchase agreements with solar firms were 'inconsistent' with international norms - a matter in which the US had filed a complaint before the global trade body alleging discrimination against American firms.

  • Pollution in India higher than China: Greenpeace Feb 22, 2016 05:20 PM IST

    Pollution in India higher than China: Greenpeace

    As per World Health Organization (WHO), India is home to 13 out of 20 most polluted cities in the world with deteriorating air pollution levels in the past decade, particularly in North India.

  • Swapna Barman Receives GSI Sports Scholarship Jan 25, 2016 03:20 PM IST

    Swapna Barman Receives GSI Sports Scholarship

    Swapna Barman is the recipient of the Rs.1.5 Lakh Annual Sports Scholarship from

  • India orders Greenpeace to shut down over fraud Nov 07, 2015 01:09 PM IST

    India orders Greenpeace to shut down over fraud

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government has turned the spotlight on foreign charities since he took office last year, accusing some of trying to hamper projects on social and environmental grounds.

  • India orders Greenpeace to shut down over fraud Nov 06, 2015 08:42 PM IST

    India orders Greenpeace to shut down over fraud

    Under the latest order issued by authorities in Tamil Nadu where Greenpeace is registered, the government said it had found that the organisation had violated the provisions of law by engaging in fraudulent dealings.

  • India warns global charities not to work against government Oct 01, 2015 05:48 PM IST

    India warns global charities not to work against government

    The warning from junior home minister Kiren Rijiju follows a crackdown by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's administration on foreign-funded non-governmental organisations (NGOs), including Greenpeace and the Ford Foundation.

  • Shell halts controversial oil exploration in Alaska Sep 28, 2015 03:50 PM IST

    Shell halts controversial oil exploration in Alaska

    The Anglo-Dutch energy giant said in a statement that its Burger J well in the Chukchi Sea, off the northwest coast of Alaska, did not warrant further exploration, adding it would now stop its activities in Alaskan waters.

  • Approval delays halt work on Australia coal project: Adani Jul 23, 2015 02:04 PM IST

    Approval delays halt work on Australia coal project: Adani

    Adani Mining said the latest suspension of work on its USD 10 billion (USD 7.4 billion) Carmichael coal mine in Australia was due to delays in government approvals for the project, which environmentalists say could damage the Great Barrier Reef.

  • Approval delays halt work on Australia coal project: Adani Jul 22, 2015 07:43 PM IST

    Approval delays halt work on Australia coal project: Adani

    Output from the mine, one of a handful under development in the Galilee Basin of Queensland state, will be mostly exported to India, where it will be central to plans by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to bring electricity to hundreds of millions of people living off the grid.

  • US seeks clarification from India on Ford Foundation issue Apr 25, 2015 01:11 PM IST

    US seeks clarification from India on Ford Foundation issue

    In a crackdown on foreign fundings to NGOs, the Union Home Ministry has put the Ford Foundation of the US on its "watch list" and ordered that all funds coming from the international organisation have to be routed only with its nod due to "national security concerns".

  • World Bank admits flaws in resettlement practices Mar 05, 2015 11:04 AM IST

    World Bank admits flaws in resettlement practices

    "We took a hard look at ourselves on resettlement and what we found caused me deep concern," said World Bank President Jim Yong Kim in a statement.

  • Greenpeace criticises govt's move to allocate coal blocks Jul 04, 2013 07:52 PM IST

    Greenpeace criticises govt's move to allocate coal blocks

    The government's decision to kickstart the process of coal blocks allocation will cause destruction of dense forest areas having tribal villages, endangered species and water bodies, a green NGO claimed today.

  • Paper producer to spare Indonesia's rainforests Feb 06, 2013 06:38 PM IST

    Paper producer to spare Indonesia's rainforests

    Asia Pulp & Paper, one of the world's largest suppliers of paper and packaging, has pledged to stop cutting down natural forests and draining peatlands in a move that environmental campaigners hailed as a "major breakthrough".

  • Who's lunch when CEOs schmooze NGOs at Davos? Jan 25, 2013 08:26 PM IST

    Who's lunch when CEOs schmooze NGOs at Davos?

    Greenpeace director Kumi Naidoo has a packed agenda at the World Economic Forum; the South African human rights activist, who a decade ago faced down riot police in Davos with thousands of other protesters, is being courted by big business.

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