Greenpeace a threat to economic security of India, Says IB Report

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New Delhi: An Intelligence Bureau (IB) report on “foreign-funded NGOs negatively impacting economic development in India” appraised the prime minister’s office that Greenpeace India has helped conduct anti-nuclear agitations and mounted “massive efforts to take down India’s coal-fired power plants and coal mining activity”.

Greenpeace dismissed accusations levelled by the Intelligence Bureau that it was foreign funded and it aimed at stalling development.

Greenpeace India spokesperson Abhishek Pratap in Delhi while addressing a press conference said, the organisation was a threat not to development but to powerful corporate interests that “seek to bulldoze clearances at the cost of millions of people and the environment”.

He dismissed accusations that Greenpeace India was receiving foreign funds.