Press Inquiries

Press release: 23/08/2017: Ministry scraps Environment Supplemental Plan after receiving 25,000+ opposing comments: RTI

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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