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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
May 27, 2017
GM Mustard row: Experts weigh in on both sides of the genetically modified foods debateThe decades-old debate over Genetically Modified (GM) foods is back in the spotlight in India, after the centre's Genetic Engineering Approval Committee (GEAC) sanctioned the production and cultivation of GM mustard in May 2017.
Apr 27, 2017
NITI Aayog supports local GM crops to prevent foreign monopoliesThe Policy Commission said in recommendations this week to the government that adopting new technology is one of the most important drivers of farm productivity.
Apr 23, 2014
Open field trials of GM crops: SC seeks Centre's responseThe Supreme Court on Tuesday sought an answer from the Centre as to why there should not be an interim suspension of open field trials of Genetically Modified crops in view of an expert committee disfavouring it.
Mar 01, 2014
GM crops is like killing agriculture with acid: RamadossThe Centre's sanction to field trials for around 200 genetically modified (GM) food crops, including paddy and wheat, is equivalent to killing Indian agriculture with acid, PMK founder S. Ramadoss said Saturday.
Feb 27, 2014
With Jayanthi shunted, Veerappa Moily clears GM crop trialsMoily has now called for a meeting of the Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC), almost a year since it last met.
Dec 29, 2013
Good monsoon sets ground for record grain production, 5% growth in 2013Passage of the landmark food security law in Parliament and the decontrol of sugar sector were two major highlights of the year. However, the recommendation of the Supreme Court appointed committee to put a moratorium on the field trials of GM food crops was seen as a big setback.