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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, 6 days ago
GEAC clears import of GM soyabean oil Press Trust of India, 1 month ago

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Don't allow field trials of GM crops: farmers, activists

The recent decision of the Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC) to allow field trials of GM rice, mustard, cotton, chickpea and brinjal has been met with strong opposition from farmers' groups and environmental activists. Seeking the ...
 The Hindu1 month ago Javadekar in a cleft stick over GM crop future  Hindustan Times1 month ago Benefits and banes of consuming GM foods  The Financial Chronicle1 month ago Time to Consign GM Crops to Wastebasket  New Indian Express1 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 ...
 Prokerala1 month ago Can't ignore science: Minister Prakash Javadekar on opposition to GM crops  IBNLive India News1 month ago

Battle lines sharpen over GM

The Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee, by granting approval to GM trials even before the Supreme Court ruled in the matter, has shown an
 The Hindu1 month ago
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RSS linked groups demand ban on GM crops, Centre denies any pressure

The demand came just days after the regulatory body, the Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee, gave a go-ahead for the trial of 15 crops. Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said, "Field trials of genetically modified crops was a recommendation of the ...
 IBN Live1 month ago

Pushpa Bhargava questions DBT guidelines on transgenic crops

Even as the Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC) decided to constitute a sub-committee to review the toxicology data generated by two applicants for genetically modified brinjal,
 Big News Network1 month ago DBT guidelines questioned on toxicity studies for Bt brinjal  The Hindu1 month 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 week ago Foreign fears, Indian tears  Business Standard India3 weeks ago Surinder Sud: Foreign fears, Indian tears  Smart Investor3 weeks 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 Pioneer3 weeks ago Ban first, learn later: MPs accept paid 'US study tour'  Rediff.com3 weeks ago Four BJP MPs refuse to be part of Monsanto junket  Millennium Post3 weeks ago After GM food trial ban, MPs head for Monsanto junket  India Today3 weeks ago
Times of India

Government drops enough hint to allow confined field trials of GM crops

NEW DELHI: A day after allaying members' concerns over genetically modified crops in Parliament, the government on Wednesday dropped enough hint that it may eventually give its nod for 'confined' field trials of certain varieties of GM crops ...
 Times of India1 month ago Govt figures on GM crops run counter to RSS logic  Times of India1 month ago Scientists ask Modi to junk GM crop field trials  HispanicBusiness.com1 month ago NDA blows hot & cold on controversial experiment  HispanicBusiness.com1 month 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-B3 weeks ago BJP, Shiv Sena MPs all packed for Monsanto-sponsored US junket  Domain-B3 weeks ago BJP recalls MPs from study tour by Monsanto  Business Standard India3 weeks ago BJP, Sena MPs to attend Monsanto-funded study tour in US: Report  ZeeNews.com3 weeks ago
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