Question raised in Lok Sabha on Safety of GM Crops, 19/07/2019.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Genetically Modified Crops, 12/07/2019. This Ministry has received some representations objecting to Genetically Modified (GM) Mustard, Brinjal crops etc. on grounds that GM crops may adversely impact environment, biodiversity and human health.

In a first in the country, a farmer was arrested in Maharashtra for being in possession of banned herbicide-tolerant BT (HTBT) cotton seeds.

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.

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

Nagpur: Two years after a special investigation team (SIT) to probe smuggling of illegal herbicide tolerant (HT) cotton seeds in the state was formed, the two-member team has prepared only a rough

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

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) published the first method-focused assessment of the applied economic literature about the ex ante and ex post impacts of genetically engineered crops in developing countries in 2009.

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

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