Don't work against government: Union minister Kiren​ Rijiju warns global NGOs
Don't work against government: Union minister Kiren​ Rijiju warns global NGOs

 Union minister of state for home Kiren Rijiju has accused Greenpeace of inciting protests against industrial projects and has warned global activists and aid organizations not to work against the government.

MHA's 'intimidation campaign' tarnishing India's global image: Greenpeace to PM

Greenpeace on Friday accused the Home Ministry of running an "intimidation campaign" against the NGO and asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take note of it, saying such actions tarnish India's international standing as a country which respects free speech and democracy.

Greenpeace violated norms on foreign aid: Centre told Delhi HC

 The central government on Friday told the Delhi High Court that NGO Greenpeace had violated the norms by opening five accounts to utilise foreign donations without informing the relevant authorities as it sought to explain the reason to cancel its foreign contribution registration.

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.

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.

SC stays defamation case against activist Priya Pillai

The Supreme Court on Friday stayed the trial court proceedings in a defamation case filed by the Essar Group against Greenpeace activist Priya Pillai and two others at Singrauli in Madhya Pradesh.

New Zealand Parliament rocked by Greenpeace protest

 The Greenpeace activists in New Zealand have breached security at the nation`s Parliament building by climbing up to the roof and sitting on a ledge.

Listing in barred NGOs erroneous: IIT-Kharagpur

The Indian Institute of Technology-Kharagpur, which was listed among the 4,470 NGOs barred by the central government from receiving foreign funds for not adhering to guidelines, on Friday claimed its inclusion was an error.

Greenpeace calls for solar street lighting for road safety

Greenpeace India launched its campaign to make streets of Delhi safe for women and children by lighting up dark spots using solar street light systems.

Greenpeace International member Aaron Gray-Block was blacklisted, hence denied entry: Home Ministry

The union home ministry on Monday said Greenpeace International member Aaron Gray-Block was barred from entering India "because he was blacklisted by the government".

Greenpeace member denied entry into India, says NGO

A member of Greenpeace International, Aaron Gray-Block, has been "barred" from entering India despite having a valid business visa and necessary documents, the NGO said on Monday.

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.

Rahul Gandhi backs Greenpeace, other civil society activists

 Opening another front against the Narendra Modi government, Rahul Gandhi on Thursday met members of civil society including Greenpeace activist Priya Pillai, who had a running feud with NDA dispensation and expressed solidarity with 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 says Chinese vessels illegally fishing off Africa, Beijing disagrees

Chinese fishing boats have been illegally fishing off West Africa, Greenpeace said on Wednesday, adding that Chinese companies expanded operations in Africa from 13 vessels in 1985 to 462 vessels in 2013, but the government said they are within the law. 

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.

One month left before shutdown: Greenpeace

Indian chapter of the non-governmental environmental organisation Greenpeace has funds to function for only one more month, company officials confirmed on Tuesday.

No proposal to grade NGOs over their performance: Gehlot

The government on Thursday said there was no proposal to grade NGOs on the basis of qualitative assessment of their performance, with the Congress taking a dig at the Prime Minister over his remarks about "five-star" NGOs even when there was no categorisation.

Ukraine marks 29 years since Chernobyl disaster

Ukrainians have marked 29 years since the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, placing wreaths and candles near the plant where work to lay a new seal over the reactor site has been delayed.

Congress expresses shock over govt scanner on Ford Foundation, Greenpeace

Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar on Saturday expressed his shock over the Ford Foundation and Greenpeace being scrutinised for their activities by the NDA Government at the Centre and said it revealed the Fascist mentality of the Bharatiya Janata Party.