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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......

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......

Biotech Bill: Sweeping powers, glaring omissions

The biotech regulatory Bill gags dissent and takes away the power of states without providing any safeguards to farmers and consumers, says Latha Jishnu. Shortcuts always lead to problems, and......

'Economic impact study on Bt brinjal not done'

Though commercial release of genetically modified brinjal has been put on hold, documents made public by the government suggest a proposed study to assess the vegetable's need and possible......
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PM revealed his assertive self to push for trials

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh can be assertive when he chooses to. He has certainly imposed his will on the government to push the case for the... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/gm-crops-pm-revealed-his-assertive-self-to-push-for-trials-114041400028_1.html
AAP manifesto for LS polls

New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) released its manifesto for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections in Delhi on Thursday. It has also called for... ...

http://ibnlive.in.com/news/full-text-aam-aadmi-partys-manifesto-for-ls-polls/462365-37-64.html
The trials of making modified crops a reality

The environment ministry might have approved field trials for 11 genetically-modified crops, but several hurdles remain before these crops become a... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/the-trials-of-making-modified-crops-a-reality-114032900643_1.html
Indians consuming imported GM-processed food, parliamentary panel says

NEW DELHI: India doesn't allow commercial cultivation of genetically modified (GM) crops but Indians may well be consuming GM processed food-... ...

http://timesofindia.feedsportal.com/c/33039/f/533916/s/38be91dd/sc/30/l/0Ltimesofindia0Bindiatimes0N0Cindia0CIndians0Econsuming0Eimported0EGM0Eprocessed0Efood0Eparliamentary0Epanel0Esays0Carticleshow0C32878970A0Bcms/story01.htm
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... ...

http://www.rediff.com/money/report/gm-field-trials-regulator-proposes-but-most-states-decline/20140326.htm

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