GREEN ACTIVISTS

  • Bihar: People paint gods on trees to save them from being cut January 18, 2013

    Madhubani: Green activists in Mithilanchal in Bihar have come up with a bright new idea of preventing deforestation. They've started painting the Madhubani painting, featuring gods and goddesses on tree trunks. Gods and goddesses adorn the canvas on tree trunks across the highway and this is a unique initiative, started...
  • Khurshid's stay at 'illegal' resort draws ire of activists January 2, 2013

    Udhagamandalam: Drawing the ire of green activists, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid has reportedly stayed and celebrated New Year in a private resort, declared "illegal" and directed to be closed by court, in the Bokkapuram forest area coming under the elephant corridor in Tamil Nadu. The Madras High Court had...
  • Why is Karnataka against heritage tag, ask activists July 9, 2012

    Bangalore: The Karnataka government's opposition to UNESCO's heritage tag for the Western Ghats is being strongly criticised by greens and environmental scientists as illogical and another example of the BJP administration's ignorance about global issues. The greens have also trashed state Forest Minister C.P. Yogeshwar's claims that the heritage tag...
  • War within corporate world over war memorial June 22, 2010

    Bangalore: A park in the heart of the city has pitted two of Bangalore's top corporate leaders against each other. A proposed war memorial to honour the soldiers who died for the nation, has divided the city's corporate world, green activists and politicians. While Rajya Sabha MP and business tycoon...