Nagpur: There has been a major dip in the demand for genetically modified Bt cotton seeds this kharif season.

Nagpur: The statement by CD Mayee, a member of state government's technical committee on genetically modified (GM) crops, in a seminar in the city on Monday that the field trials be restarted has e

Nagpur: A policy to permanently shut polluting industries which are repeat offenders is in the offing at the state government.

Nagpur: If coal gets all the blame for pollution, the country's biggest producer of this fuel — Coal India Limited (CIL) — has plans on clean energy.

Nagpur: The number of farmers availing crop loans has gone up by 46% this year in Maharashtra. In terms of amount disbursed, it is an increase of 56%.

NAGPUR: Farmers' suicide numbers over the last two years in Vidarbha have been worse than those recorded in the early 2000s, when the phenomenon first caught the nation's attention.

NAGPUR: As Central Institute Research of Cotton Research (CICR) makes a second bid to develop an indigenous Bt cotton seed, the premier government agency already has 21 varieties of this geneticall

NAGPUR: Just a few days before five private parties were to go ahead with field trials of genetically modified (GM) rice and chickpea (kabuli chana), the Devendra Fadnavis-led BJP-Shiv Sena governm

It is not corruption alone, but official hurdles too hamper irrigation projects in the state.

NAGPUR: The Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB) has firmed up plans to coordinate with the Enforcement Directorate (ED) while dealing with poaching cases.