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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......

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......

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......

GM field trials: Regulator proposes but most states decline

The Genetic Engineering Approval Committee has approved field trials for 11 crop varieties but that clears only the first hurdle in the way of genetically-modified crops. Another major hitch could......

Enough rules to check GM seeds' quality: Govt

The government said on Tuesday it has adequate regulatory provisions to check the quality of genetically modified seeds such as Bt Cotton introduced by companies in the country."The government has......
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Climate, clearance process dominated environment scene in 2014

New Delhi: 2014 saw India playing a crucial role in protecting the interests of developing nations at the UN climate talks in Lima where... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/news/sci-tech/climate-clearance-process-dominated-environment-scene-in-2014_1519616.html
Stay away from Genetic Engineering

Bharat Jhunjhunwala The UPA Government had permitted trials of about 60 Genetically Modified (GM) food plants such as wheat. The NDA Government... ...

http://www.dailyexcelsior.com/stay-away-genetic-engineering/
Prakash Javadekar

Last week, environment minister Prakash Javadekar had informed the Lok Sabha that there is no ban on GM crops either by the government or the... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/TsSU9pQmYNW87dyJh1JzDI/No-scientific-evidence-to-prove-GM-crops-are-unsafe-Prakash.html
Maharashtra firm to seek NoC in five states for GM brinjal trials

PUNE: Bejo Sheetal Seeds Pvt Ltd, a seed company based at Jalna in Maharashtra, will soon seek no-objection certificates from as many as five... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/economy/agriculture/maharashtra-firm-to-seek-noc-in-five-states-for-gm-brinjal-trials/articleshow/45033297.cms
Genetically modified crops no panacea for food security

Basudeb Acharia. We are not against new technology in the farm sector but it should be in the interest of farmers without undermining the rights of... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/interview/genetically-modified-crops-no-panacea-for-food-security/article3800463.ece?utm_source=MostPopular&utm_medium=Interview&utm_campaign=WidgetPromo

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