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Mar 11, 2019
Govt reduces Bt Cotton seed prices: Industry sulks at agri ministry’s order; agbiotech companies feel the heatThe Rs 10 reduction in BG-II cottonseed's maximum selling price to Rs 730 per pack will benefit cotton farmers by about Rs 40 crore
Jan 08, 2019
SC backs Monsanto on GM cotton payments; ruling positive for foreign agri firms planning to invest in IndiaThe decision on appeal overturns an earlier ruling by the Delhi High Court that Monsanto was unable to claim patents on GM cotton seeds.
Dec 29, 2018
Most Americans support the use of gene editing technology to protect babies: Poll90% fear the technology will be used unethically, with 52% saying it was a very likely possibility.
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.
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 13, 2017
GM mustard gets go-ahead: Scientist Vandana Shiva calls move 'fraud perpetrated on nation'Condemning the Genetic Engineering Approval Committee's (GEAC) decision to allow herbicide tolerant Bayer’s GM mustard, scientist and environmentalist Dr Vandana Shiva, has sent out the call across India to intensify resistance to genetically modified (GM) mustard and "the hijack of our food by the Monsanto and Bayer."
Sep 08, 2015
Too little, too late? 3 years after Monsanto’s Bt gene went off patent, govt wakes upThe government has suggested to the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) that the gene be incorporated in re-sowable straight line varieties and supplied cheaper to farmers than Bt cotton hybrids
Jul 22, 2014
Govt allows GM crops after full scientific evaluationIn India, cotton is the only GM crop (Bt cotton) approved for commercial cultivation.
Aug 22, 2013
Farmers bodies oppose SC panel ban on GM cropsVarious farmers organisations, including CIFA, today opposed recommendations of a Supreme Court appointed committee to ban field trials of GM crops, saying the farming community needs biotechnology for progress.