This new policy released by the Government of Tamil Nadu is designed to facilitate new biotech companies to come to the state by creating an enabling environment. Read the text.

Union health minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Wednesday said that there is a need to strike balance between the interests of all the stakeholders with regard to the country’s regulatory policy on clini

The Punjab Government has decided to rope in biotechnology giant Monsanto to set up a centre of excellence for cotton in Bathinda.

This Biotechnology policy of West Bengal 2013 is to bring this essential developmental agenda into focus and facilitate its translation for the inclusive benefits of this state. The constraints and challenges which hinder such development will be identified and rectified. Read text.

Agriculture sector is facing many challenges including shrinkage of land, depletion of water resources

Union Minister of State for Agriculture Tariq Anwar has asked seed companies to be judicious in determining the prices of the genetically modified (GM) crop seeds in the country.

The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has asked the health departments of all states to discontinue the use of a particular batch of Hepatitis B vaccine supplied to government hospitals a

The Indian tricolour may have lost its indigenous connection with the ‘desi’ cotton variety, with the use of Bt cotton — a proprietary technology of an American seed company.

Rice lines incorporating NUE technology showed double-digit increase in key plant performance and yield measures

We will oppose the Bill in Parliament, says Yechury

Cutting across party lines, several political leaders participated on Tuesday in a joint campaign with civil society groups and farmers’ organisations against Genetically Modified crops and the Biotechnology Regulatory Authority of India (BRAI) Bill at Jantar Mantar here.

The environment ministry's Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC) has cleared field trials for genetically modified rice, wheat, maize and castor for the Kharif season of 2013.