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Leaders, activists come together against GM crops

Political leaders cutting across party lines have joined hands with the civil society to launch a nationwide campaign against GM crops and the Biotechnology Regulatory Authority of India Bill. The......

Exclusive: 'The age of indecision has come to an end'

Prakash Javadekar enjoys being information and broadcasting and parliamentary affairs minister, but heading the green ministry is turning out to be thornier than he had expected. The minister spoke......

A 'corporate hand' behind the 'foreign hand'?

It is regrettable that the IB has tried to devalue the expertise available both within the concerned ministry and in the scientific community by its allegations. Governments and NGOs in many......

How the government is smothering dissident NGOs

Muzzling NGOs is unbecoming of a democracy. Self-confident democracies encourage, indeed applaud, the involvement of citizens’ associations, including NGOs, in social and political......

Greenpeace: Of convenient lies and inconvenient truth?

‘Greenpeace has been brutal in targeting both India and the Manmohan Singh government. The push to go after Indian coal is driven by its long-term agenda. What is surprising is that China has......

Modi's 'Make in India' bats for GM food crops

This comes despite sharp criticism received from various RSS affiliated organisations Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ambitious Make in India campaign has pitched India as a potential......

Ban first, learn later: MPs accept paid 'US study tour'

Three weeks after the Bharatiya Janata Party overruled field trials for 15 genetically modified crops, a group of members of Parliament from Bharatiya Janata Party and the Shiv Sena are heading to......

Genetically modified crops' field trials put on hold

In a move that marks the first successful policy intervention of Swadeshi Jagaran Manch and Bharatiya Kisan Sangh -- both affiliates of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh -- the Narendra Modi-led......

Environment min gives conditional nod to modify food crop

The Union ministry of environment and forests (MoEF) has approved field trials of genetically modified (GM) food crops on a conditional basis. Environment Minister M Veerappa Moily on Thursday said......

All about the row over GM crops

Bt brinjal in Bangladesh calls for a policy review by India. With Bangladesh approving commercial farming of Bt brinjal -- a genetically modified crop developed using technology that evolved......

It's Yuvika's green day

Starlet Yuvika Chaudhary, who was last seen in Naught@40 opposite Govinda, was present at the music launch of her upcoming film Anything For You. The event took place at Cinemax in......

Video: Watch Katrina play cricket

When we stumbled upon some more videos of Katrina Kaif-Imran-Khan-starrer Mere Brother Ki Dulhan, we wondered if there was anything left in the film to watch! The latest video has......

Akshay Kumar's Thank You premieres

Here's what your favourite celebrities have been up to. Bobby Deol, who stars in this week's release Thank You, gets friendly with an elephant that was brought in for the film's premiere......

'Indian Idol gave me a makeover'

Twenty-year-old, Shivam Pathak from Lakhimpur (UP), judge Sunidhi Chauhan's Jerry mouse is the latest contestant to bow out of Indian Idol 5, on Tuesday. Now Bhoomi Trivedi is the only......

London Classic: Gupta, Grover shine on a good day for Indians

Grandmaster Abhijeet Gupta won the London Chess Classic's open section with a hard-earned win over GM Keith Arkell of England while International Master Sahaj Grover pulled himself to the second......

Women's dress code@ Aus Open

Venus Williams again created ripples with her latest outfit, in her match against Sandra Zahlavova. Williams walked onto the court wearing a revealing yellow dress with a crisscross......
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Q. Which state in India became first to ban cultivation of Bt Brinjal?
Nithya:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-state-in-india-became-first-to-ban-cultivation-of-bt-b/21845118/answers/

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Q. Do we need GM crops?
Nithya:  A. no please more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/do-we-need-gm-crops/21845118/answers/20220478

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Q. Are GM Crops the answer to India\'s Food Security??
Sharma KS:  A. The decision whether to introduce GM crop or not instead of being taken by agriculture scientist and bio technologist, is being taken by...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/are-gm-crops-the-answer-to-indias-food-security/20220475/answers/16598077

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Q. What is B.T. Brinjal?
Cyrus Irani:  A. Bt Brinjal is a transgenic brinjal created out of inserting a gene [Cry 1Ac] from the soil bacterium Bacillus thuringiensis into Brinjal. The...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-b.t.-brinjal/16594791/answers/16549688

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Development drive

When Narendra Modi became prime minister after the BJP swept past the Lok Sabha's half-way mark on its own, many felt this would have disastrous... ...

http://www.financialexpress.com/article/economy/editorial-development-drive/20833/
Opposition to GM crops lacks basis

I was very enthused to read a recently published research paper that published a meta-analysis on the impact of genetically modified crops,... ...

http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/opinion/opposition-to-gm-crops-lacks-basis/article6704913.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
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The Environment Ministry has no information whether the global seed giant Monsanto is luring parliamentarians to foreign trips, Rajya Sabha was... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/no-info-whether-monsanto-is-luring-mps-to-foreign-trips-govt-114121801115_1.html
China approves delayed GMO imports as United States ties warm

BEIJING/CHICAGO: China has approved the import of a genetically modified corn strain it blocked last year, causing market turmoil, and has given... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/international/business/china-approves-delayed-gmo-imports-as-united-states-ties-warm/articleshow/45562417.cms
Prakash Javadekar meets farmers body

A file photo of environment minister Prakash Javadekar. Photo: HT New Delhi: Environment minister Prakash Javadekar met representatives of the... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/3EzzPa2BnHrWkiFEuWeqQL/GM-crops-Prakash-Javadekar-meets-farmers-body.html

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