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Sharad Pawar, Raju Shetty oppose ban on field trials of GM crops

Nationalist Congress Party chief and former agriculture minister Sharad Pawar has strongly opposed ban on the field trials of genetically-modified (GM) crops. ''Unless and until trials are allowed and its results are out how can one know what will ... Business Standard India, 1 month ago
Pawar opposes onion export restrictions Press Trust of India, 2 months ago
Pawar opposes restrictions on onion export The Freepress Journal, 2 months ago
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More scientists needed for agricultural research: Sharad Pawar

PUNE: Former Union agriculture minister Sharad Pawar on Saturday said the country needs to encourage scientists to sustain India's 'Green Revolution'. Pawar was speaking at a function where eminent scientist Raghunath Mashelkar released a ...
 Times of India1 month ago Farmers have brought about 2nd green revolution  Sakaal Times1 month ago

CACP recommends a moderate hike in wheat MSP for 2015-16

With state-owned agencies such as Food Corporation of India (FCI) having sufficient wheat stocks, the Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices (CACP) has recommended a marginal increase of R50 per quintal on minimum support price (MSP) for the ...
 Financial Express4 weeks ago

State has ample water storage: Dy CM

Maharashtra deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar today said though monsoon has arrived late, with spell of fresh rainfall, an adequate water storage has been done in the state. Pawar told reporters at the sidelines of a party meeting of the NCP's ...
 Business Standard India1 month ago
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Manmohan Singh made member of Fin Parl panel

New Delhi: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who is hailed as the architect of economic reforms in the country, is a member of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance, it was announced today. Incidentally, M Veerappa Moily, who was a ...
 Deepika Global2 weeks ago Manmohan part of parliamentary panel on finance  Hindustan Times2 weeks ago Manmohan Singh named member of Parliamentary panel on Finance  Deccan Herald2 weeks ago Manmohan named member of Parliamentary panel  India Today2 weeks ago
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Business Standard India

India's Homemade Food Crisis

India will not have enough arable land, irrigation, or energy to provide enough nutritious food to India's future 1.7 billion people if 35-40% of food output is left to rot. The new Modi government should therefore consider alternative ways to solve ...
 EurActiv.com1 month ago Can India feed 1.7billion people by 2050?  Business Standard India1 month ago India must tackle food waste  Eco-Business1 month ago India's fast-growing population faces critical food waste crisis  Taipei Times Online1 month ago
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India Today

Maharashtra CM Chavan: My style of governance upset many

| UPDATED15:19 IST Prithviraj Chavan , 68, who assumed office as Maharashtra's 22nd Chief Minister in November 2010, has a tough task ahead of him as the state gears up for the assembly elections in October this year. Not only has he had to battle ...
 India Today1 month ago
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Embrace technology; allow GM crop trials

Illustration: Jayachandran/Mint India's experience in combating inflation has a mixed record. Sudden spikes in food inflation are common. Poor rain and floods alike can disrupt supplies of agricultural commodities, injecting inflationary ...
 Livemint.com1 month ago

Govt announces Rs 7,500 crore agri-schemes; vows to reform food market

Image for representational purpose only (Photo: visualphotos) Government proposed long-term rural credit fund with an initial corpus of Rs 5,000 crore With a drought-like situation looming large and food prices remaining high, government on July 10 announced ...
 Asian Age2 months ago
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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 western nations have not been accused of being ‘anti-national’ when they put their foot down on questionable practices by cash rich agri-business companies, says Rashme Sehgal. Considerable controversy has arisen around the recent Intelligence Bureau report that blames a number of NGOs for ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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