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India's air now 'deadlier' than China's - Only 2 of 10 most polluted cities covered by real-time monitoring, says report

India's air now 'deadlier' than China's - Only 2 of 10 most polluted cities covered by real-time monitoring, says report

In its new analysis, Greenpeace reveald that only two of India's 10 most polluted cities - Delhi and Faridabad - are covered by the government's real-time air quality monitoring system, leaving more than one billion unprepared for toxic episodes.

Delhi: EPCA to enforce graded response plan to tackle air pollution

Delhi: EPCA to enforce graded response plan to tackle air pollution

If pollution levels touch emergency proportions, the Supreme Court-appointed EPCA may enforce a host of emergency measures, including implementation of the odd-even scheme on Delhi roads.

Air pollution: These are India's most polluted cities; Delhi tops the list

Air pollution: These are India's most polluted cities; Delhi tops the list

The study pointed out that it's not just Delhi, but none of the 168 Indian cities monitored comply with the WHO standards.

India witnesses 12 lakh air pollution-related deaths annually; Delhi most polluted city: Greenpeace

India witnesses 12 lakh air pollution-related deaths annually; Delhi most polluted city: Greenpeace

The Greenpeace report also claimed that none of the 168 cities it assessed complies with air quality standards prescribed by the World Health Organization (WHO).

Our report will open talks on need for better clean action plan: Greenpeace

Downplaying Greenpeace India's recent report which said India overtook China's air pollution levels in 2015, the Centre Tuesday said the study was based on "extrapolated and constructed" data "without" field validation.

Greenpeace says registration to operate in India cancelled

Greenpeace says registration to operate in India cancelled

The NGO said the fresh notice of cancellation of its registration was an extension of the "deep intolerance" for differing viewpoints.

Greenpeace urges India to improve 'National Air Quality Index'

Claiming that the current information dissemination system was "unreliable", Greenpeace India today urged the government to make improvements to the National Air Quality Index (NAQI).

Greenpeace launches 'clean air' campaign, seeks improved NAQI

Greenpeace India Tuesday launched its 'Clean Air Nation' movement and appealed to the government for "urgent" improvements to National Air Quality Index (NAQI) to help citizens tackle pollution effectively.

Greenpeace decries move to "muzzle" dissent in democracy

Greenpeace decries move to "muzzle" dissent in democracy

  Greenpeace on Friday termed as part of "relentless onslaught" by the government cancellation of its FCRA registration that barred the environmental organisation from receiving foreign funds and said those in power cannot "muzzle" dissent in a democracy.

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Govt cancels Greenpeace India's FCRA licence

Govt cancels Greenpeace India's FCRA licence

In yet another crackdown on NGOs, government on Thursday cancelled the registration of Greenpeace India under the Foreign Contribution Regulations Act (FCRA) for its activities which allegedly hampered country's economic growth.

Greenpeace ends employment of rape, sexual harassment accused

 Facing a fresh controversy, Greenpeace India on Tuesday claimed that it has "ended" the employment of two of its employees - one allegedly involved in cases of rape of a woman employee of the organisation and the other accused of several cases of sexual harassment.

Sexual harassment, rape charges rock Greenpeace India

Sexual harassment, rape charges rock Greenpeace India

 Already mired in controversy, Greenpeace India on  tendered an unconditional apology for the way it handled an alleged sexual harrassment case of one of its ex-employees and said it is investigating the matter.

Rahul Gandhi will fight on behalf of NGOs: Greenpeace

Greenpeace India campaigner Priya Pillai on Friday termed her meeting with Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi as 'positive', and said that the latter assured that he is with her organisation in their struggle.

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".