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An RIB solution to make pests non-resistant to Bt gene

Nagpur-based Central Institute for Cotton Research will soon write to the Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC) to allow sale of refuge in bag (RIB) cottonseeds that will have Bt (Bacillus thuringiensis) variety along with non-Bt. A ... Hindu Business Line, 1 month ago
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Scientists oppose experiments on GM crops

A group of scientists Friday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi protesting the Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee's decision to carry on experiments on GM crops as these adversely impact the environment."It is shocking that GEAC took this decision in ...
 Prokerala2 months ago RSS linked groups demand ban on GM crops, Centre denies any pressure  IBN Live2 months ago
Business Standard India

Genetically modified

In India, we are engaged in a race to the bottom. The use of GM Crops by one country will enable it to produce cheap goods and all other countries will have to perforce adopt the technology if they are to withstand the competition. The remedy is not ...
 The Statesman1 month ago Foreign fears, Indian tears  Business Standard India1 month ago Surinder Sud: Foreign fears, Indian tears  Smart Investor1 month ago

MPs US trip to study GM crops nixed

ong tour by MPs of BJP and Shiv Sena to the US to study Genetically Modified (GM) crops was cancelled on Friday following pressure from the RSS and Swadeshi Jagran Manch (SJM). The tour was sponsored by global seed giant, Monsanto. MPs are ...
 New Delhi Pioneer2 months ago Ban first, learn later: MPs accept paid 'US study tour'  Rediff.com2 months ago Genetically modified crops' field trials put on hold  Rediff.com2 months ago Four BJP MPs refuse to be part of Monsanto junket  Millennium Post2 months ago
Business Standard India

BJP MPs forced to shun Monsanto junket, but Sena still on

Parliamentarians of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party have been forced to forgo a US junket sponsored by genetically modified (GM) seed giant Monsanto, as it offended the larger Sangh Parivar of whom the BJP is the political arm. The BJP has ...
 Domain-B2 months ago BJP, Shiv Sena MPs all packed for Monsanto-sponsored US junket  Domain-B2 months ago BJP recalls MPs from study tour by Monsanto  Business Standard India2 months ago BJP, Sena MPs to attend Monsanto-funded study tour in US: Report  ZeeNews.com2 months ago

Gujarat says no to field trial of GM food crops

NEW DELHI: Gujarat has joined 10 other states in saying no to field trials of genetically modified (GM) food crops. In a major setback to the proponents of GM crops who generally used to cite Gujarat as an example for its liberal approach on ...
 Times of India2 weeks ago Gujarat says no to field trials of GM food crops  The Statesman2 weeks ago Gujarat refuses GM field trials of food crops  The Hindu2 weeks ago Guidelines in GM crop trial violated  The Statesman3 weeks ago

Benefits and banes of consuming GM foods

This week, environment minister Prakash Jayadekar announced the government’s decision to disallow field trials of 13 genetically modified or GM crops. Earlier, these trials were all set to be conducted. What are GM plants and food? GM crop plants come from ...
 The Financial Chronicle2 months ago Centre to take call on allowing GM crop field trials after SC decision  Financial Express1 month ago Field trial of GM crops to begin soon: Javadekar  Hindustan Times2 months ago PM Narendra Modi's push for GM crops faces tough opposition from Swadeshi Jagaran Manch  Truth About Trade2 months ago

An issue of serious concern

Statesman News Service Pune, 16 October On the occasion of World Food Day, various activists and organisations came together here to demand an immediate stop to trials of genetically modified (GM) crops in the state. At a media interaction ...
 The Statesman1 week ago

We want to be an effective advisory for farmers

Shilpa Divekar Nirula has taken over as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of farm input company Monsanto's India operations at a time when the Government is debating on whether or not to allow controlled field trials of genetically ...
 Hindu Business Line1 month ago

Clearance without compliance

The Hindu SLASH AND BURN: By proposing to reduce the worth of environmental laws, the government is doing a serious disservice which can have irreversible consequences. Picture shows a jhum field in Guwahati, Assam. Photo: Ritu Raj Konwar TOPICS ...
 The Hindu1 month ago
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