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Whose land is it, anyway?

During a recent visit to Yavatmal district in Maharashtra for a commissioned study, I came across a couple of male farmers who claimed that in their villages about 20 per cent of the landowners were women. Having travelled in rural India for years ... Hindu Business Line, 1 week ago

No proof that GM is harmful or poses any risk to health govt

The government has told Parliament that there is no credible scientific proof yet to show that genetically modified (GM) crops pose any risk to human health, an official testimony to the safety of transgenic crops that could prove to be ...
 Hindustan Times2 weeks ago No proof that GM poses any risk to health govt  Hindustan Times2 weeks ago

NDA blows hot & cold on controversial experiment

REPORTS THAT the NDA government has decided to put in abeyance the proposed field trial of 13 genetically modified crops have propelled the future of the controversial experiment in India into uncertainty. The field trials were cleared by the ...
 HispanicBusiness.com4 weeks ago

India must stand firm on food security issue, say farmers

India must stand firm on food security issue, say farmers Dear friends and colleagues, The article below was published in South-North Development Monitor (SUNS) # 7851, 24 July 2014. We thank SUNS for permission to ...
 Third World Network1 month ago Indian Farmers' Organizations Urge Government to Stand Firm on Food Security at the WTO  Focus on the Global South1 month ago Indian Farmers' Organizations Call Upon the Government to Stand Firm on Food Security Issue at the WTO  Third World Network1 month ago

Safe mid-day meals a far cry

Few lessons learnt from Bihar mid-day meal tragedy, says report Aritra Bhattacharya aritra.bhattacharya @gmail.com Mumbai, 15 July One year is too short a time to put in place mechanisms to avert a tragedy like the one that occurred ...
 The Statesman1 month ago As NGOs cry foul, seed industry body defends IB report  Times of India2 months ago Monsanto : As NGOs cry foul, seed industry body defends IB report  4 Traders2 months ago Foreign Hand In The IB Report?  Counter Currents2 months ago

On 1st anniversary of Bihar midday meal tragedy, new report warns of future mishaps

NEW DELHI: On the eve of the first year anniversary of the Midday Meal (MDM) tragedy in Bihar's Saran district, a new report released by India for Safe Food (IFSF) has found that that government is not acting decisively against pesticides to prevent ...
 Times of India1 month ago
India Today

Union Budget 2014: Tech to drive NDA's green revolution

elow-normal monsoon predicted for this year was a cause of concern for Finance Minister Arun Jaitley while planning the 2014-15 Budget allocation for agriculture sector. With some parts of the country facing a drought-like situation, the government ...
 India Today1 month ago
Outlook India

War And Green Peace

His favourite quote, says Greenpeace International's executive director Kumi Naidoo, is from Mahatma Gandhi, whose photograph has always adorned his family home in South Africa. The man who fashioned civil disobedience as a mode of protest here had ...
 Outlook India2 months ago
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Criminalising Dissent

Countercurrents.org Before being voted out of office this year, the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance administration sanctioned open- field trials of 200 GM food crops in India . Monsanto's shares rocketed as a result (1). This decision ...
 Counter Currents2 months ago Criminalising Dissent against GMOs and Monsanto  RINF.com2 months ago Criminalising Dissent in India against GMOs and Monsanto  Global Research2 months ago

India-born scientist named World Food Prize recipient as activists cry foul

Aritra Bhattacharya aritra.bhattacharya@gmail.com Mumbai, 19 June India-born plant scientist Sanjaya Rajaram was today named as the recipient of the World Food Prize for the year 2014 for "scientific research that led to a prodigious ...
 The Statesman2 months ago
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