However, Science Ministry Says Bt Brinjal Safe For All

New Delhi: At a time when the proposed open field trials of Bt brinjal are drawing loud protests, the Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Centre to detail the steps it has put in place to protect India

Regulating GM paddy: The Supreme Court has issued notices to the ministry of agriculture, department of biotechnology under ministry of science and technology and the environment ministry to clear their stand on the regulatory process for approval of genetically modified (GM) crops (see

GM herbs knock on the doors of Ayurveda.

Mahyco flouts rules in Bt rice trials in Jharkhand mahyco seed company was found conducting field trials of Bt rice in Jharkhand, flouting all the rules and regulations prescribed for trials of a genetically modified crop. The trials were being conducted at Saparong village in Ranchi district of Jharkhand without the knowledge of the farmers and without isolating the trial field.

A struggle by farmers in Chhattisgarh to protect indigenous seed varieties from being appropriated by multinational corporations is snowballing into a major movement in the State.