Inputs of alleged involvement of NGOs in sponsoring stirs: Govt

Government Tuesday said there are intelligence inputs of alleged involvement of NGOs, including Greenpeace India, which have received foreign funds in the past in sponsoring agitation against nuclear plants and coalfields in the country.

Greenpeace blocks Chevron`s Romanian shale gas site

Around 20 Greenpeace activists have blocked access to a shale gas exploration site in Romania, in a third attempt to scupper the drilling operations of US energy group Chevron.

Greenpeace activists pull-off EU summit stunt

Greenpeace activists on Friday successfully climbed and attached themselves to a high-rise construction site just metres (yards) way from where dozens of world leaders were assembled for an EU summit.

Greenpeace left red-faced after top official travel expose

Anti-carbon advocate Greenpeace has grounded flights for a top official after a media report fingered him for commuting by plane between his Luxembourg home and its Amsterdam-based headquarters, a spokesman said today.

Centre cracks the whip on NGOs, direct foreign funding put on hold

Acting on Intelligence Bureau`s recommendation, the Ministry of Home Affairs on Thursday put on hold direct funding of NGOs from abroad.

Any donation from 2 overseas contributors to Greenpeace must have MHA nod

The Union Home Ministry has asked RBI to seek prior permission from it for any donation to be made to NGO Greenpeace by two overseas contributors, a move which was earlier recommended by the Intelligence Bureau.

PMO writes to ministries asking for details of NGOs working with them

Prime Minister`s Office has written to all the ministries asking them to give details of NGOs working with them on various projects and when they were appointed.

Tribals protest against Greenpeace in MP

A large number of tribals staged a protest near here before the local office of Greenpeace, which is opposing Mahan Coal Ltd Project for allegedly violating environment norms.

Jairam Ramesh says Greenpeace is funded domestically

Former environment minister Jairam Ramesh on Thursday virtually backed the NGO Greenpeace in the backdrop of an Intelligence Bureau report warning that the NGO is a threat to the country`s economic growth.

IB report attempts to crush opposing voices: Greenpeace

Greenpeace Wednesday dismissed accusations levelled by the Intelligence Bureau that it was foreign funded and it aimed at stalling development.

Dutch arrest Greenpeace activists for blocking oil rig

Dutch police today arrested six Greenpeace activists after they chained a Russian oil drilling platform destined for the Arctic to a dock to prevent it from leaving a Netherlands port.

Dutch arrest 30 Greenpeace activists blocking Russian tanker

Dutch police on Thursday arrested around 30 Greenpeace activists, including the captain of the lobby group`s ship Rainbow Warrior, as they tried to stop a Russian tanker delivering Arctic oil from docking.

Dutch police board Greenpeace ship blocking Arctic oil

Dutch police on Thursday boarded a Greenpeace ship in Rotterdam harbour as it tried to stop a Russian tanker delivering oil drilled in the environmentally fragile Arctic.

Greenpeace turns heat on Twitter to commit to renewable energy

Greenpeace recently protested outside Twitter`s headquarters in San Francisco, asking the social network to make its tweets green.

Amazon, Twitter fail on clean energy front: Greenpeace

n a significant finding, the global environment group Greenpeace has applauded Apple, Facebook and Google for committing to power their data centres with 100 percent renewable energy.

Greenpeace moves EC for annulment of GM crop field trials

Environmental group Greenpeace today moved the Election Commission, seeking annulment of the GEAC decision to revalidate the field trials for ten varieties of genetically modified (GM) food crops.

Greenpeace activists arrested in French nuclear break-in

French police arrested 34 Greenpeace activists on Tuesday who forced their way into a nuclear power plant operated by EDF in Fessenheim, eastern France, the company said.

Greenpeace activists break into French nuclear plant

Environmental activists from Greenpeace entered a nuclear power plant operated by EDF in Fessenheim, eastern France, on Tuesday, demanding European governments cut the use of nuclear energy, the group said.

Greenpeace sues Russia over Arctic Sunrise detention

Greenpeace is suing Russia before the European Court of Human Rights for detaining its members during a protest last year against Arctic drilling, the environmental lobby group said on Monday.

Greenpeace protests Europe`s ageing nuclear plants

Greenpeace activists broke into the grounds of nuclear plants in six European countries Wednesday, urging governments to close down ageing reactors on safety grounds.