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SJM demands total ban on killer glyphosate weedicide

The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh-affiliated Swadeshi Jagaran Manch on Saturday demanded a complete ban on the use of glyphosate, saying it is carcinogenic and damaging to consumer health, ecology......

Farmers' income won't be doubled if...: Niti member

Niti Aayog Member Ramesh Chand on Sunday said the target of doubling farmers' income by 2022 will not be fulfilled if the three new farm laws are not implemented immediately, adding that the......

Eminent scientist P M Bhargava passes away

Renowned scientist Pushpa Mitra Bhargava, the founder director of CSIR-Centre for Cellular Molecular Biology in Hyderabad, who returned his Padma Bhushan award two years ago in protest against 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......

Farmer groups plan protest against spread of GM crops

The groups, including those associated with the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party’s parent organisation the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, have also threatened a big nationwide agitation if growth......

Is GM mustard a hazard for honey bees?

There has been strong opposition from organisations influential with the government against approval to GM foods. The Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC) under the environment ministry......

Left, right coming together on GM, PSU land sale

BMS, BKS and SJM are trying to forge common cause with outfits on the other side of the ideological divide over the government’s policies they are not in agreement with. Rashtriya Swayamsevak......

Thanks to Modi's push, GM mustard set to hit Indian markets

Activists are aghast that at a time when the entire nation is concerned with laxity in food safety regulation as seen in the Maggi case, the Modi government is pushing GM food crops without......

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......

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