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Govt panel cleared 80% GM field trials since May 2014, show mi...

The Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee has met eight times since the NDA came to power New Delhi: A Union environment ministry panel approved 80% of proposals it received to conduct confined field trials of genetically modified (GM) crops since ..., 1 month ago
80% GM Field Trials Cleared by NDA New Indian Express, 1 month ago

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Centre seeks review of GM mustard

Central regulator Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC) has asked Delhi University's Centre for Genetic Manipulation of Crop Plants, which is seeking permission for the release of GM mustard, to “revise“ its bio-safety report following concerns ...
 Times of India2 months ago Why GM is facing rough weather  The Statesman2 months ago GM mustard to be Centre's acid test for commercial use of GM crops  Hindustan Times2 months ago GM Facing Rough Weather  Daily Excelsior.com2 months ago

Can GM Sugarcane really make a difference in drought-hit areas?

Will genetically engineered sugarcane be the panacea of drought-hit Karnataka and Maharashtra? The two states are suffering not just from shortage of drinking water, but also from economic losses from cash crops. Sugarcane, in turn, is being blamed for making ...
 catchnews.com1 week ago To beat drought, ICAR eyes GM sugarcane  Economic Times2 weeks ago ICAR looks at GM sugarcane option to ease water woes  Times of India2 weeks ago Maharashtra to go fully on drip irrigation mode in three years  Times of India2 weeks ago

Industry body raises concerns over illegal imports of GM soyabean

The Soybean Processors Association of India (SOPA) has raised serious concerns over the alleged import of genetically modified (GM) soyabean in India by violating the environment and plant quarantine regulations. In a letter dated May 6 to the ...
 Financial Express2 weeks ago Soybean association raises concerns about alleged import of GM variety  Hindu Business Line2 weeks ago
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Make GM mustard biosafety data public: CIC

The Central Information Commission (CIC), the arbitrator on Right To Information requests, has asked the Environment Ministry to make public all the data pertaining to the safety of genetically-modified (GM) mustard, sans proprietary intellectual ...
 The Hindu1 month ago Release biosafety data on GM mustard, says CIC  Deccan Herald1 month ago CIC Pulls up Government for Denying Info on GM Crops  New Indian Express1 month ago

Officially shy, but Narendra Modi govt weighs GM options

Zia Haq A crippling drought has prompted the Narendra Modi government to look for solutions in genetically-modified (GM) crops, an area it has curbed due to ideological differences. Sugarcane plantations, which guzzle more water than most ...
 Hindustan Times4 weeks ago
Times of India

Farmers favour GM mustard

More than 100,000 farmers from 16 states have submitted a petition to the government favouring cultivation of genetically modified mustard, which has been kept on hold by the centre. "As per the initial studies GM mustard has the potential to increase yield ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago Scientists differ over GM mustard's performance  Deccan Herald2 months ago Farmers from 16 states bat for GM mustard  Times of India1 month ago GM mustard trials a scientific fraud: Scientist  Asian Age2 months ago

Regulator defers decision on importing genetically modified animal feed

The environment ministry has received several requests from companies seeking permission to import genetically modified feed for animals New Delhi: The environment ministry has received several requests from companies seeking permission to import ...
 Livemint.com1 month ago

Make public biosafety info on GM mustard, says Central Information Commission

NEW DELHI: In an order intended to make the decision-making process on transgenic food crops in India more transparent, the Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed the Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC) — the apex regulatory ...
 Times of India1 month ago ‘Make public biosafety info on GM mustard’  Times of India1 month ago CIC wants all bio-safety data on GM mustard public by April 30  Times of India1 month ago

GMOs and India: The Mustard Chapter

Last month, anti-genetically modified organism (GMO) activists engaged in a war in the streets of India's capital. The agitation is about the genetically modified (GM) variant of mustard — DMH-11 (Dhara Mustard Hybrid 11). Why? Proponents ...
 The Patriot Post1 month ago
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