Campaigns

Bangalore's own Green Ambassador reminds us of what it took to make Bangalore the greenest city in the 1980s

Even as BBMP and the Government dither on complying with High Court directions to involve citizenry in re-greening efforts

Press Release : Bangalore : 1 December 2014
S. G. Neginhal

In "Green lessons from the past"  (published in Deccan Herald, Dec 02, 2014), S. G. Neginhal reveals how extensively and sensitively the Karnataka Forest Department worked to protect the fast depleting greenery of Bangalore during the 1980s.  The article is written by the very man who creatively led the Forest Department's efforts in re-greening Bangalore arduously marshalling popular support and extensive political and administrative endorsement.

Challakere Villagers Overcome BARC lies to Reclaim Amrit Mahal Kavals

Movement to Reclaim Kavals led by Amrit Mahal Kaval Hitarakshana Haagu Horata Samithi

Press Release : Bangalore : 25 November 2014

Villagers marching into the Kaval

BANGALORE DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY POSTPONES PUBLIC HEARING FOLLOWING CALL FOR ACTION TO TELL THE AUTHORITY IT IS UNCONSTITUTIONAL FOR THEM TO PLAN OUR CITY

CALL FOR PUBLIC ACTION

Press Release : Bangalore : 12 November 2014

UPDATE: BDA has postponed the Public Hearing on the Revised Master Plan - 2013, without citing any reason, whatsoever.


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

 

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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