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Last month, genetically modified brinjal was found in a farm in Haryana. While the government insists that this is a one-off case, activists wonder how widespread the problem could be.
Shetkari Sanghatana — a farmers’ organisation from Maharashtra — has announced that it would hold a satyagraha tomorrow by planting banned varieties of genetically-modified (GM) cotton and brinjals
Indore: To popularise the concept of organic farming and make the citizens aware about it, 'Management Marshals' organised a session on 'Growing organic vegetables on terrace in polybags and pots'
KOLKATA: Organic vegetables at just 50 paise a kg: This may sound incredible at a time when veggies are burning a hole in the pocket but a Birbhum firm apparently has the key to it.
After more than a year, the Prakash Javadekar led Environment Ministry today finally called a meeting of the Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC) to decide on field trials for a number of
Refers matter to Anil Kakodkar-led committee
PANAJI: A one-hectare plot of cultivable land in Bhars, Canacona, has been converted into a multi-crop unit with cashew, mango, guava, turmeric and other crops being raised under an integrated farm
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s pitch for genetic engineering has sparked off fresh debate on the contentious issue.
While the Narendra Modi government has moved swiftly on a range of environmental issues— approving long-delayed projects, arguably clearing the backlog inherited from the UPA and bringing in proces
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