Press Inquiries

Press release: May 17, 2018:’s Avijit Michael on his arrest for the Aarey campaign

Press release: Jan 15, 2018: Over 2 lakh Indians join the movement to #SaveAarey

Press release: Dec 9, 2017: 60% of winter days in Koramangala were of poor air quality: Jhatkaa’s air quality monitors

Press release: Dec 7, 2017: National Briefing Paper – Revised Thermal Power Plant emission control norms

Press release: Nov 25, 2017: PMPML ignores BEST, expert committee recommendations for CNG buses; considers purchase of 400 diesel buses, RTI reveals

Press release: Oct 26, 2017: Punekars wait on PMPML to address concerns over purchase of 400 diesel buses

Press release: Aug 23, 2017: Ministry scraps Environment Supplemental Plan after receiving 25,000+ opposing comments: RTI

Press release: Jul 21, 2017: Over 5,000 Indians call on Environment Minister to cancel air pollution extension for thermal power plants

Press release: 03/06/2017: Public Participation Essential for Successful Greening of Bengaluru

Press release: 11/05/2017: launches Air A!ert – A people-powered platform for clean air

Press Release: 24/04/2017: BBMP ineffective in tackling garbage burning despite strict penalty orders, citizens testify

Press Release: 20/4/2017: RTI reveals that Samanvay and Greening Committees “not in existence” since 2014

Press Release: 19/10/2016: More than 1,00,000 Jhatkaa members join the movement to protect Bangalore’s trees.

Press Release: 30/9/2016: Almost 30,000 views, over 19,000 emails, not one peep from Minister Anil Dave.

Press Release: 15/9/2016: Sofia Ashraf challenges Unilever CEO in brand new video

Press Release: 13/7/2016: launches an online interactive #BangaloreIsBurning map

Press Release: 12/7/2016: Powerful photos displayed at the #Bangaloreisburning photo exhibit

Press Release: 29/6/2016: A #BangaloreIsBurning photography exhibit presented by

Press Release: 27/5/2016: launches  #BangaloreIsBurning: a month-long digital campaign to end open garbage burning in Bangalore

Press Release: 10/3/2016: launches second online campaign targeting Unilever global CEO

Press Release: 12/10/2015: unveils platforms to allow citizens to submit comments to the Ministry of Environment Forests and Climate Change ahead of important November 4th deadline.

Press Release: 09/10/2015: and Shiksha Ka Sawaal Abhiyan Activists Demand Strict Action Against Officials Responsible for Lathi Charge on School Girls in Tonk School Protests in Rajasthan.

Press Release: 1/08/2015: Unilever CEO remains silent while hundreds of thousands of people share  music video “Kodaikanal Won’t” exposing Unilever’s toxic inaction.


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