DRDO, BARC, IISC, ISRO, Sagitaur, etc. violate National Green Tribunal orders to comply with environmental and human rights standards

Challakere Communities Launch Campaign to Reclaim Amrit Mahal Kavals

Press Release : Bangalore : 7 November 2014

Amrit Mahal Kaval Hitarakshana Horata Samithi, Challakere, Chitradurga


Press Release : 07 November 2014 : Bangalore


International Call demanding World Bank withdraw its New Environmental and Social Framework

The Policy is an attack on Fundamental Human Rights and efforts to secure Environmental and Social Justice for All

Press Release : Bangalore : 10 October 2014

Safeguard People and the Planet

Not Corporate Profit and Human Rights Abuses


Access the Complete Report of the High Level Committee of Ministry of Environment and Forests and Climate Change to fundamentally review various Environmental Laws of India

Leaked report yet to be released by the Government of India

Press Release : Bangalore : 1 December 2014

Leaked Report of the TSR Subramanian headed High Level Committee indicates fundamental, and regressive, changes to Environmental, Forest Protection and Forest Rights Laws of India in the offing 

01 December 2014


New Book - India’s Risks: Democratizing the Management of Threats to Environment, Health, and Values

Edited by : Raphaelle Moor & M.V. Rajeev Gowda

Published by - Oxford University Press, India
24 June, 2014

 New Book

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Background to India's Risks:

Karnataka Scraps State Environmental Clearance Committee overlooking possibility of review and reform

Tens of Small and Medium Industrial, Infrastructure, Mining Projects or Biotech projects can now be approved without any review of their significant environmental and social impacts

Press Release : Bangalore : 9 June 2014


Karnataka Scraps State Environmental Clearance Committee overlooking possibility of review and reform


An Urgent Appeal to Help Verify Claims of BBMP about Tree Planting in Bangalore City

Requesting Bangaloreans to count trees planted by BBMP since 2007

Press Release : Bangalore : 22 April 2014


National Green Tribunal halts all construction activity in Challakere Amrut Mahal Kavals

Extensive construction was ongoing in violation of NGT orders and environmental and forest protection laws

Press Release : Bangalore : 26 February 2014

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Karnataka High Court reins Indian Environment Ministry's regressive reforms on waste management

Karnataka High Court directs MoEF directed to submit Draft MSW Rules 2013 to Karnataka High Court for "scrutiny" before finalisation

Press Release : Bangalore : 29 October 2013