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Mar 13, 2018
Govt cuts Monsanto's GM cotton seed royalty for second time in two years, may spark another rowIndia has cut royalties that local seed companies pay to Monsanto Co for the second time in two years, potentially fuelling another row with the US company
Oct 29, 2017
Thanks to Monsanto's reckless practices, Bt toxins in adulterant cottonseed oil may be seeping into your samosasBt cotton seed is being freely blended into refined and other edible oils as non-genetically modified cottonseed oil despite the regulation against it.
Oct 23, 2017
Sharad Pawar slams Maharashtra govt after around 40 farmers die due to pesticide poisoningAfter 40 farmers' deaths due to poisoning by insecticides, NCP president Sharad Pawar on Monday blamed the Maharashtra government for easy availability of unlicensed pesticides.
Aug 12, 2017
GM mustard row: SC says 30 days time should be given for raising objections after issuing notificationSC said that if any notification is issued by the Centre for sale of GM food products in the market, one month time should be given for raising objections
Aug 01, 2017
As Modi govt ponders GM mustard crop rollout, scientists warn India could lose her agricultural independenceOn Monday, the Centre told the Supreme Court that the decision on whether or not to roll out genetically modified (GM) mustard will be taken in a little over a month.
Jul 31, 2017
GM mustard row: Will take policy decision on crop rollout in September, Centre tells Supreme CourtThe government has informed the Supreme Court on Monday that it will take decision on allowing rollout of genetically modified (GM) mustard crop in a month
Jun 21, 2017
Environmental activist Vandana Shiva warns of nationwide protest against GM cropsEnvironmental activist Dr Vandana Shiva on Wednesday alleged that the Union government was allowing multinational companies to introduce 'toxins' in the form of genetically modified crops.
May 25, 2017
GM mustard row: Hasty call on genetically modified crop could spell disaster; govt must consider long-term effectsGovernment needs to go slow on the issue of rolling out GM mustard, in order to take a considered view based on both domestic and international concerns.
May 23, 2017
GM mustard row: RSS-affiliate writes to Narendra Modi, calls it 'unscientific and toxic'RSS' economic wing Swadeshi Jagran Manch has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, urging him not to introduce "unscientific, toxic and anti-bio diversity GM mustard" in the country in the haste, as it would "prove detrimental to public health."
May 22, 2017
Environment ministry will address contentious issues in "scientific" manner: Harsh VardhanUnion minister Harsh Vardhan discussed the challenges India faces after taking charge as environment minister following the death of Anil Madhav Dave last week