New Delhi : Farmers from across the country protested against recommendations of the Technical Expert Committee (TEC) at Jantar Mantar on Thursday.

Amid an intense public debate over the impact of Genetically Modified (GM) crops on health and environment, thousands of farmers from across the country will demonstrate in the Capital on Thursday

British environmental activist Mark Lynas, who once “demonised” geneticially modified crops and now campaigns for their cause, blames Jairam Ramesh for being “cynical” and “politically opportunist”

: Dismissing concerns expressed by activists and civil society against use of genetically modified (GM) crops in the country, the Union agriculture ministry on Tuesday said that such objections hav

On the eve of the 67 th Independence day, Safe Food Alliance, Tamil Nadu which is one of the constituents of the Coalition for a GM-free India and ASHA (Alliance for Sustainable and Holistic Agriculture) urged the TN Chief Minister Dr. J.Jayalalithaa to hoist a national flag made of non-Bt cotton on 15th August this year.

Farmers body CIFA today opposed the recommendations of the Supreme Court-appointed committee to ban field trials of biotech crops saying such a move would be "anti-national" and against the interes

India’s top agricultural scientists blasted the Technical Evaluation Committee (TEC) report which had asked for an indefinite moratorium on field trials of Bt Transgenics.

These scientists claimed that 17.3 million farmers in 29 countries are growing biotech crops on over 170 million hectares of land while another 31 countries are presently importing biotech crops for food and food use.

A group of biotech seed companies on Monday launched an online forum to combat mounting opposition to genetically modified foods among consumer groups and activists.

“Plant tissue culture is all set to bring about revolution in agriculture which will lead to socio–economic uplift and change the rural face of Assam”, pointed out Nilamani Sen Deka, Minister of A

The final report of the Technical Expert Committee (TEC) set up by the Supreme Court in a Public Interest Litigation on Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) has said that it will not be “advisable” to conduct more field trials till gaps in the regulatory system are addressed.