What India can learn from the Philippines, which set up a Biotech Program Office in 2000 to promote the responsible use of agri-biotechnology to sustain food security.

After it has come to light that brinjal crop in a Fatehabad village is genetically modified, chief secretary DS Dhesi on Tuesday held a meeting of senior officers and decided to form a committee co

Want Central, State agencies to take action to stop cultivation, investigate spread of the illegal variety

Farm activists on Thursday alleged that Bt brinjal, a genetically modified food crop, was being grown and sold illegally in a farm in Haryana and they demanded immediate action against it by the st

Panaji: Goa’s rich brinjal biodiversity faced a threat after a Karnataka-based University proposed trials for evaluating genetically modified Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt brinjal) gene on the highly-

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

Pages