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Pesticides in Indian tea, says Greenpeace; Tea Board rubbishes charge

Aug 12, 2014

Pesticides in Indian tea, says Greenpeace; Tea Board rubbishes charge

Leading national and global brands of tea sold in India contain pesticides, Greenpeace India said on Monday. The Tea Board of India refuted the allegation. #Health #Tea #HealthBuzz #pesticides #Tea Board of India #Greenpeace India #Tea in India #Pesticides in Tea
Green activists slam Budget, say it does not recognise climate change as an issue

Jul 12, 2014

Green activists slam Budget, say it does not recognise climate change as an issue

"The steps on renewable energy and energy efficiency are not transformational and the attempt to force fit coal production to clear the irrational power proposals, is a signal that the reality of climate change has far from been recognised by this government," said Vinuta Gopal, head of climate and energy at Greenpeace India. #climate change #Greenpeace #Environmentalists #Budget 2014 #CET
The taxman cometh: Budget 2014 hints at Modi crackdown on NGOs

Jul 11, 2014

The taxman cometh: Budget 2014 hints at Modi crackdown on NGOs

The leak of the IB report on NGOs allegedly destabilising the Indian economy has been backed by a statement of intent in the budget to tighten the screws on NGOs' funding and tax exemptions. #Narendra Modi #PoliticsDecoder #Intelligence Bureau #Tax exemption #NGOs #Greenpeace #Infrastructure Projects #Gujarat Model #Foreign funding #Budget 2014 #environmentalist
Home Ministry asks RBI to block foreign funding to Greenpeace India

Jun 20, 2014

Home Ministry asks RBI to block foreign funding to Greenpeace India

The central bank has also been instructed to convey the decision to all banks and to find out if any government department is in receipt of such funds. #Economy #RBI #NewsTracker #Intelligence Bureau #Ministry of Home Affairs #IB Report #Greenpeace India
Don't blame Greenpeace for UPA's sins: What the IB report really says

Jun 18, 2014

Don't blame Greenpeace for UPA's sins: What the IB report really says

If one looks closely at the numbers presented by the Intelligence Bureau, they appear more like an indictment of the UPA government, rather than that of NGOs like Greenpeace. #India #ToTheContrary #GDP #UPA #BJP #Power #electricity #NGO #Greenpeace #Power Projects #Coal power

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'Govt should set up board to regulate NGO funding'

Jun 16, 2014

'Govt should set up board to regulate NGO funding'

The government should either ban foreign funding of all NGOs altogether or allow this funding only when routed through a specially created autonomous Board. #India #Civil society #InMyOpinion #Intelligence Bureau #NGOs #Greenpeace #IB #Blogs #IB Report #NGO funds #leaked report #comment
Report on NGO funds: Is the Intelligence Bureau on a witch hunt?

Jun 16, 2014

Report on NGO funds: Is the Intelligence Bureau on a witch hunt?

The first thing first. All NGOs should be made accountable. They must make full and public disclosure of their funding and expenditure. They must also be made answerable under the RTI Act. The voluntary sector is a den of corruption and needs to be set straight. #Greenpeace #Modi government #PM Narendra Modi #IB report on NGOs #Greenpeace NGO

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Report on NGO funds: Is the Intelligence Bureau on a witch hunt?

Aug 13, 2014

SEE IT: Marmot takes over film in Mont. park

This cheeky critter had other ideas when Greenpeace USA came to film a spectacular time-lapse video...
Report on NGO funds: Is the Intelligence Bureau on a witch hunt?

Aug 01, 2014

Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise on its way to Amsterdam after Russia releases it

Greenpeace International says a ship held by Russian authorities for nearly a year has been released and is on its way back to the Netherlands... #Amsterdam #GREENPEACE New Zealand #The Arctic #Moscow
Report on NGO funds: Is the Intelligence Bureau on a witch hunt?

Jul 30, 2014

Green Groups Go To War On Scientific Reform In Europe

It is, perhaps, not the best of times for Greenpeace. Many of its supporters are angered at the revelation that a senior executive has been commuting some 500 miles roundtrip to work by plane, which makes a mockery of the group’s campaign to reduce o... #Europe #GREENPEACE New Zealand