Category Archives: Press Releases

PILs Challenge Imposition of Curfew on Bangalore preventing protests against CAA/NRC

Public Interest Litigations were filed in the morning of 19th December 2019 challenging the imposition of Sec 144 of The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973,[1] across Bangalore. The impugned order was issued late in the night of 18thDecember by Mr. Bhaskar Rao, IPS, Bangalore Police Commissioner and effective till midnight of 21st December 2019[2].  The implication of this order is that curfew is declared… Read more »

Beyond Corporate Driven Industrial Agriculture to Climate Resilient Agroecology: For a Hunger Free, Suicide Free, Poison Free Republic

Navdanya, Environment Support Group, Centre for Financial Accountability, Focus on the Global South, Delhi Solidarity Group, Peoples Resource Centre in collaboration with Coalition for Environmental Justice in India invite you to this workshop to be held on Friday, 6th September 2019 at the Constitution Club, New Delhi from 10 am to 2:30 pm. To register your participation, please fill in this… Read more »

Appeal to shift Bangalore Metro’s Vellara Station to save All Saints Church & protect Fundamental Right to Pray

An unprecedented act that will be historically cherished as a progressive step to uphold unity in diversity  All Saints Church is a living religious and cultural heritage of Bengaluru and has been designated for statutory protection in the metropolis’ draft master plan.  This November the All Saints Church congregation is preparing to celebrate the church’s 150th anniversary.  (See its history:… Read more »

Following Protest, Karnataka Forest Department Cancels Workshop To Evolve Its Vision Document-2030 In Collaboration With KPMG

Key Concerns listed over KPMG involvement gain wide support 2 November 2018 Downloads: KFD Cancel Vision 2030 Workshop Following protest, Karnataka Forest Department Cancels Workshop to evolve its Vision Document-2030 in collaboration with KPMG The Karnataka Forest Department has decided to put together a ‘Vision Document-2030’ that would outline the governing principles of its efforts for the next several years…. Read more »

A Review Of Andhra Pradesh’s Climate Resilient Zero Budget Natural Farming Programme

An enquiry into an unprecedented transformation to natural farming globally. 16 October 2018 Downloads: A Review of AP CRZBNF – Saldanha -Oct 2018 – 3.5 MB   On the occassion of World Food Day, 2018, Environment Support Group is happy to share “A Review of Andhra Pradesh’s Climate Resilient Zero Budget Natural Farming Programme”, authored by Leo F. Saldanha.  … Read more »

Solidarity Forum For Dissent

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In solidarity with Greenpeace India, The Quint and The News Minute 15 October 2018Downloads:Statement of the Solidarity Forum for DissentKey Quotes from Press Conference of Solidarity Forum for Dissent Solidarity Forum for Dissent In solidarity with Greenpeace India, The Quint and The News Minute Released at Press Club of Bangalore, 15th October 2018    From L-R: Manohar (Human Rights Defenders… Read more »

Prof. G. D. Agarwal Dies In Efforts To Save The Ganga

11 October 2018 Downloads: Prof G D Agarwal Papers at KJA conference Aug 2002 Prof. G. D. Agarwal dies in efforts to save the Ganga Prof. G. D. Agarwal, who has been on an indefinite fast since 22nd June demanding effective action to clean Ganga, has died of a cardiac arrest at the age of 86.  Dr. Agarwal refused to… Read more »

People’s Convention Vows To Challenge Undemocratic & Destructive Global Finance

Resolves to Build Political and Economic Alternatives 23 June 2018 Downloads: PCIF Declaration 23 June 2018 Press Statement People’s Convention Vows to Challenge Undemocratic & Destructive Global Finance: Resolves to Build Political and Economic Alternatives Mumbai, June 23: “The international financial institutions like AIIB (Asia Infrastructure and Investment Bank) must function in a deeply democratic manner respectful of national sovereignty,… Read more »

CEJI DEMANDS FABRICATED CASES AGAINST ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIVISTS PIYUSH MANUSH, MANSOOR ALI KHAN, VALARMATHI & OTHERS MUST BE DROPPED AND THEY BE RELEASED UNCONDITIONALLY

A Statement by the Coalition for Environmental Justice in India 20 June 2018 Downloads: CEJI Statement demanding release of Piyush and others arrested NAPM Poster demanding release of Valarmathi COALITION FOR ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE IN INDIA   STATEMENT DEMANDING    FABRICATED CASES AGAINST ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIVISTS PIYUSH MANUSH AND MANSOOR ALI KHAN BE DROPPED AND FOR THEIR UNCONDITIONAL AND IMMEDIATE RELEASE FROM… Read more »