RK PACHAURI

  • TERI chief Pachauri moves court seeking permission to travel abroad April 17, 2015

    New Delhi: The Energy and Resources Institute chief RK Pachauri has moved court seeking permission to travel abroad. He has sought permission to attend a The Global Water Summit in Greece from April 26 to 29. Pachuari, who is out on bail, claimed that he had confirmed his attendance at...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob April 8, 2015

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  • News 360: Andhra Pradesh Police kills 20 wood smugglers, Tamil Nadu pays compensation April 8, 2015

    Massive uproar by human rights activists and politicians continue in Chennai and Chittoor over the killing of 20 alleged red sander smugglers by the Andhra Pradesh police. The encounter has snowballed into a political war between Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh. The Tamil Nadu government announced a compensation of Rs...
  • Survivor asks TERI why it is soft on RK Pachauri in sexual harassment case April 8, 2015

    New Delhi: In a new twist in the sexual harassment case against environmentalist RK Pachauri, the survivour on Wednesday wrote the The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) asking why the organisation is going soft on him. The survivor also asked that why a show case notice has not been served in...
  • RK Pachauri granted anticipatory bail by Delhi court in sexual harassment case March 21, 2015

    New Delhi: Environmentalist RK Pachauri was granted anticipatory bail by Delhi court in the sexual harassment case. Pachauri has been accused of sexual harassment by a woman employee of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI). He stepped down as IPCC chief after being accused of sexual harassment, however he continues to...
  • RK Pachauri gets interim anticipatory bail till March 27, barred from entering or contacting TERI February 26, 2015

    New Delhi: The Energy Research Institute chief RK Pachauri was granted an interim anticipatory bail till 27th March on Thursday in the sexual harassment charge leveled against him by a TERI employee. The court has granted bail on conditions that he has to join the investigation as and when asked for....
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob February 25, 2015

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  • News 360: AAP delivers on promises, announces cheaper power, water February 25, 2015

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's government on Wednesday slashed power tariff by 50 per cent for consumption up to 400 units per month and launched a free water scheme in line with election promises made by the Aam Aadmi Party. ...
  • Former additional S-G Indira Jaising seeks RK Pachauri's resignation, writes letter to TERI February 25, 2015

    New Delhi: Former additional solicitor general Indira Jaising has written a letter to the governing body of TERI demanding RK Pachauri's resignation. She questioned how Pachauri was allowed to have the "extraordinary benefit" of going on leave saying it adds "insult to injury". "The governing body members are well known people....
  • RK Pachauri, accused of sexual assault, admitted to hospital February 25, 2015

    New Delhi: Environmentalist RK Pachauri, accused of sexual assault, was admitted to a hospital on Wednesday after he claimed that he was unwell. Pachauri had been summoned by the police on Wednesday for questioning with regard to charges of sexual assault. He has been accused of sexual harassment by a woman employee...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob February 24, 2015

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  • News 360: BJP defends RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's controversial statement against Mother Teresa February 24, 2015

    Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Lok Sabha MP Meenakshi Lekhi has defended Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat over his latest remarks and said Nobel laureate Mother Teresa was baptising on her death bed as well. ...
  • RK Pachauri steps down as IPCC chief after sexual harassment allegations February 24, 2015

    New Delhi: Environmentalist RK Pachauri on Tuesday stepped down as chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) following charges of sexual harassment even after denying the accusation. The decision of Pachauri, who has been accused of sexual harassment by a woman employee of TERI, was made public by the...
  • TERI chief RK Pachauri seeks anticipatory bail in a sexual harassment case February 23, 2015

    New Delhi: The Director General of The Energy Research Institute (TERI) Dr Rjaendra Kumar Pachauri has moved an anticipatory bail application in New Delhi's Saket court on Monday. He is seeking stay on a possible arrest in an alleged sexual harassment case. The Delhi High Court had given him protection...
  • Delhi Police may call RK Pachauri for questioning February 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi Police may soon call RK Pachauri, Director General (DG) of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), following registration of a case of molestation and sexual harassment against him on a complaint from a research associate working in his office. The case was registered on Wednesday night after the...
  • Claims to significantly cut power tariffs irrational: RK Pachauri February 8, 2015

    New Delhi: With Aam Aadmi Party and others promising to lower power tariff in Delhi, TERI chief RK Pachauri has said such pre-poll claims by parties smacked of "political expediency" and were "irrational". "I think these statements smack of political expediency. They are trying to woo the voters by giving...
  • Modi and Obama must take action on climate change: RK Pachauri January 24, 2015

    Environmentalist Dr RK Pachauri has said that both President Obama and Prime Minister Modi see climate change as part of their legacy. He also said that climate change will be a substantial element of the Obama visit. ...
  • Narendra Modi re-constitutes climate panel; RK Pachauri remains, Sunita Narain and Ratan Tata dropped November 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday re-constituted a high-level advisory group on climate change, days ahead of a crucial UN meet on global warming in Peru. While the government retained TERI chairperson RK Pachauri, Nitin Desai and retired diplomat Chandrasekhar Dasgupta as the non-government members of the 18-member...
  • 'Sethusamundram project will not be ecologically viable' April 7, 2013

    Kolkata: With the Centre ignoring the Pachauri Committee report advising against implementation of the controversial Sethusamundram project, eminent scientist RK Pachauri has said that he stands by the report and warned of serious ecological ramifications. "We stand by what we said in our report that the project will not be economically...
  • What DSDS 2013 seeks to achieve: RK Pachauri January 24, 2013

    Global resources of various kinds are becoming scarce even as the demand for them is increasing rapidly as a result of population growth and significant increases in income. Growing awareness on implementing measures for mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions and preventing pollution from a range of human activities is leading...
  • Sethu report says alternate route not feasible July 2, 2012

    New Delhi: The government on Monday told the Supreme Court that a highlevel committee in its report has suggested that an alternative alignment other than the mythological Ram Sethu for the Sethusamudram project was not economically or ecologically feasible. However, Solicitor General Rohinton Nariman submitted before a bench comprising justices HL...
  • Want to do a film about environment: Abhishek February 3, 2012

    New Delhi, Feb 2 (PTI) Filmstar Abhishek Bachchan today said he would gladly act in a film made on environmental issue if only someone was willing to fund it. Speaking at an environmental awards function, Bacchan said "if someone is willing to fund a movie on environment, I will be...
  • Pachauri has full backing of Indian govt: Ramesh August 31, 2010

    New Delhi: R.K. Pachauri might be facing heat against the backdrop of the critical review by an independent UNappointed panel of the IPCC headed by him, but the top climate expert has full backing of the Indian government. "Pachauri has full support from the government," said Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh a...
  • 'Daily Telegraph' apologises to RK Pachauri August 21, 2010

    London/New Delhi: Leading British newspaper Daily Telegraph on Saturday apologised for publishing an article about UN climate body chairman Dr RK Pachauri accusing him of making a fortune from his links with "carbon trading" firms. The international publication had been running a campaign since last year against the chief of Nobel...
  • UN to review Pachauri's climate panel March 11, 2010

    United Nations: UN SecretaryGeneral Ban Kimoon said on Wednesday that a group of national science academies would review UN climate science to restore trust after a 2007 global warming report was found to have errors. The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change acknowledged in January its report had exaggerated the pace...
  • Post climate fiasco, IPCC open to independent review March 1, 2010

    London: Under fire over "errors" in its key report on global warming, the Nobel prizewinning UN panel on climate change led by R K Pachauri has sought an independent outside review on how it prepares assessments. "The IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) strives to ensure that its procedures for use...
  • Pachauriled UN panel to be probed on climate fiasco February 27, 2010

    London: Indian scientist RK Pachauriled UN panel on climate change will face an independent international review after a series of allegations of errors in its report on global warming hit its credibility. Environment and climate ministers, who held a closed door meeting in Bali on Thursday night, have insisted that an...
  • Forbes India: The man who exposed Pachauri's IPCC February 25, 2010

    Vijay Kumar Raina is amused. The 76year old retired geologist who lives in Sector 17, Panchkula in Haryana has been blitzkrieged by the media, government, world scientist community and the average citizen since December 2009. Why? Because he blew the lid off the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Changes (IPCC), headed by...
  • Heat wave continues for climate change panel February 7, 2010

    New Delhi: The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) faces fresh criticism after The Sunday Telegraph alleged that it made factual errors and used poor sources of evidence in a report on the potential of wave power. The newspaper claimed the panel published inaccurate data on the potential of wave power...
  • Govt backs Pachauri on climate change controversy February 6, 2010

    The Indian government has come out openly in support of IPCC chief R K pachauri who is facing international pressure to step down. ...