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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 25, 2017
New public procurement policy will promote growth of manufacturing: FicciThe policy, approved by the Cabinet, is aimed at stimulating flow of capital and technology.
May 16, 2017
GM Mustard row: Govt's claims of higher yields, low import bills untrue, says petitioner Aruna RodriguesFirstpost writer Indra Shekhar Singh speaks with Aruna Rodrigues, who exposed “agronomical fraud” in the claims made to support the introduction of HT GM mustard in India
Feb 17, 2015
How Jairam Ramesh's Luddite ban on Bt Brinjal has set us back several yearsIt is reasonable to be cautious with the introduction of genetically-modified crops. But risks have to be weighed against benefits. Jairam Ramesh's indefinite moratorium on GM brinjal tilts the balance significantly against scientific progress.
Jul 30, 2014
Why the RSS pressure on GM crops is good for IndiaWhile there are lobbies that support GM crops, farmers, agricultural scientists and activists in India have been locked in a battle with them.
Jan 22, 2014
Some fears on BT Brinjal legitimate, need debate: RameshHolding that some of the fears over BT Brinjal are legitimate, Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh on Wednesday advocated for a "reasoned debate" in the country over the issue.
Jul 21, 2011
The biotech debate: Too important to leave to politicians to decideBiotechnology is too complex and important to be left to the politicians alone. It is time an independent authority looked into the research, safety, release, and labeling of biotech products.
Jun 15, 2011
The five battles that defined Jairam RameshJairam Ramesh is often portrayed as a loose cannon, even by his own party colleagues. But he is a rare breed — a scholar and a technocrat, equally happy in an academic seminar or a political free-for-all.