Greenpeace welcomes Delhi HC verdict, plans to restart campaigns

Greenpeace India on Wednesday welcomed a High Court order allowing the organisation to use two of its accounts for receiving donations, terming the relief a "lifeline" as it decided to "restart" its pro-environment campaigns.

'Greenpeace merging foreign contributions with domestic donations'

The central government on Tuesday accused environmental NGO Greenpeace India of violating the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) by merging its foreign contributions with domestic donations.

Delhi HC seeks Centre reply on Greenpeace plea against a/c freeze

Delhi High Court on Monday sought the Centre's response on Greenpeace India's plea challenging suspension of its FCRA registration and freeze on its bank accounts, both domestic and those meant for foreign contributions.

U.S. voices concern over India action against Ford Foundation, Greenpeace

The United States has expressed concern that India`s crackdown on the activities of the Ford Foundation and Greenpeace India could limit "necessary and critical debate" in the world`s largest democracy and is seeking "clarification".

Govt move a 'smokescreen': Greenpeace; Centre says action due to NGO's mischief

Greenpeace India on Tuesday alleged that the government's move to suspend its licence to receive funds is a "smokescreen" to shut down its operations in the country completely, a charge dismissed by the Centre which said the action was taken against the NGO for its "mischief".

Govt's move smokescreen to shut down our operations: Greenpeace

Greenpeace India, facing suspension of its licence to receive funds, on Tuesday alleged that the government's move is a "smokescreen" to shut down its operations in the country completely.

Greenpeace slams govt for suspending licence

 Greenpeace India on Thursday hit out at the government for suspending its licence and blocking foreign funding, saying it will not be "cowed" down by a "campaign against dissent" and is seeking legal counsel in the matter.

Govt freezes Greenpeace India's bank accounts, NGO vows to keep fighting
Govt freezes Greenpeace India's bank accounts, NGO vows to keep fighting

The Ministry of Home Affairs on Thursday suspended the registration of Greenpeace India under the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA).

Greenpeace welcomes relief to Priya Pillai

Greenpeace India on Thursday welcomed the relief granted to activist Priya Pillai by the Delhi High Court which quashed the 'look out' circular against her.

'Average day in Delhi would be rated bad-air day in Beijing'
'Average day in Delhi would be rated bad-air day in Beijing'

An average day in Delhi would be considered a very bad-air day in Beijing which, unlike Delhi, has a five-year action plan in place to protect its citizens from harmful air, Greenpeace India today claimed.

Will withdraw LOC against Greenpeace India activist if undertaking given, Govt tells HC

The Look Out Circular(LOC) against Greenpeace India activist Priya Pillai will be withdrawn if she gives an undertaking she won't depose before the UK parliamentary committee on alleged violations in the country, the Government told the Delhi High Court on Wednesday.

'Delhi schoolchildren exposed to very unhealthy air'

The air inside Delhi schools is "very unhealthy" and could affect lung functioning resulting in respiratory illness among children, Greenpeace India said Monday.

Greenpeace activist moves Delhi HC challenging offloading

Greenpeace activist Priya Pillai on Tuesday moved the Delhi High Court challenging her offloading at the airport here, when she was on her way to London to brief British MPs on the rights of forest-dwelling communities affected by coal mining.

India court tells government to unlock Greenpeace cash

A court in New Delhi Tuesday ordered the government to unblock thousands of dollars of Greenpeace India`s funds after they were frozen following accusations that foreign-funded campaign groups were hurting India`s economy.

Unblock foreign funds of Greenpeace India: Delhi HC to govt

Delhi High Court on Tuesday directed the government to "unblock" foreign contributions to the tune of Rs 1.87 crore received by controversial NGO 'Greenpeace' from its Amsterdam headquarters, saying the ministry showed "no material to restrict access" to the foreign fund.

Greenpeace activist barred from boarding UK flight at Delhi Airport: NGO

A Greenpeace India member was barred from boarding a flight to London on Sunday.

Greenpeace hopes for draft plan to protect wildlife, forests

Greenpeace India expressed hopes here today that the central government would draft a comprehensive plan to protect wildlife and dense forests from mining, while auctioning new blocks in future, after the recent Supreme Court decision to cancel coal blocks across several states.

Greenpeace demands Moily quit as environment minister

Greenpeace India Tuesday demanded Environment Minister Veerappa Moily`s resignation for giving speedy clearances to 70 projects in 20 days.

Greenpeace protests as Delhi fails to meet renewable targets

Greenpeace activists Wednesday held protest against Delhi`s poor performance in meeting its renewable energy targets, and demanded that a policy on renewable energy be framed by the Delhi government.