The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Science and Technology, Environment and Forests, has decided to seek clarifications from Union Agriculture Minister and also ask the National Institute of Nu

Far from real: The push for GM is coming from commercial food industry, not ordinary homes, say activists.
Regulator cleared the variety on May 12

The recommendation for clearance has been sent to Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave who has to approve the decision.

The International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications (ISAAA) released its annual report showcasing the 110-fold increase in adoption rate of biotech crops globally in just 21 years of commercialization – growing from 1.7 million hectares in 1996 to 185.1 million hectares in 2016.

NEW DELHI: With the deadline of submitting comments of stakeholders on genetically modified mustard to the central biotech regulator coming to an end on Wednesday, both anti and pro-GM groups have

Want full biosafety data on GM mustard in public domain

Aam Aadmi Party, which has expressed its opposition to genetically modified (GM) crops, on Thursday said that it would make a coalition of likeminded states to build pressure on the Centre to withd

The central regulator on genetically modified crops, Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC), is poised to give its nod for commercial release of GM mustard.

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

Faced with shortage of pulses and rising prices, Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh today said the government's decision on GM pulses will depend on green signal from the biotech regulator GEAC

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