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Protecting the fundamental and democratic rights of the congregation of All Saints Church

All Saints Church is a living heritage of Bangalore, and this year marks the initiation of its 150th year celebrations. The Church is an architectural marvel and is surrounded by lush greenery constituted of rich biodiversity and trees, some of which are almost 200 years old. Over 1000 families celebrate mass every week in this campus as they have been… 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 »

Some Reasons Why You Should consider Donating to ESG

Some of our recent initiatives include: ESG drew attention to the inherent contradictions and dangers of evolving Karnataka’s Forest and Wildlife Conservation Vision Document 2030 guided by Dutch consultancy KPMG, as the Karnatataka Forest Department has now proposed. Working with representatives from various other organisations, ESG was able to convince the department of the need to rethink this approach. We are… 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 »

HIGH-LEVEL PEOPLE’S INQUEST TEAM FINDS TAMILNADU POLICE/THOOTHUKUDI DISTRICT ADMIN GUILTY OF SERIOUS EXCESSES

A team comprising two retired judges of the High Court, two retired IAS, three retired senior IPS officers in addition to senior advocates, journalists and social workers has completed its 2-day inquest. A preliminary report is below. 2 June 2018 Downloads: Peoples Inquest Interim Report into Thoothukudi Police Firing We share with you the Interim Report of the People’s Inquest… Read more »

Peoples Movements, Networks, Academicians, Researchers And Civil Society Organisations Reject The Draft National Forest Policy 2018

Demand a fresh policy is evolved through a deeply democratic consultation mechanism and scientific process 14 April 2018 Downloads: Peoples Representation rejecting Draft National Forest Policy 2018 A nation-wide collective of peoples movments, forests peoples and workers struggle organisations, academics, researchers, civil society organisations, etc. have come together to comprehensively reject the Draft Forest Policy 2018 promoted by Indian Ministry… Read more »