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SJM co-convener's meetings with US business leaders evoke curiosity, reflect RSS' changing perception
India

SJM co-convener's meetings with US business leaders evoke curiosity, reflect RSS' changing perception

Belief in a self-reliant economy is a cornerstone of the thought process of the Swadeshi Jagaran Manch

Narendra Modi best person to bring about change, but it can’t be at pace people expect, says economist Jagdish Bhagwati
Business

Narendra Modi best person to bring about change, but it can’t be at pace people expect, says economist Jagdish Bhagwati

Ashwani Mahajan of SJM clarified in a meeting with industry representatives in New York that what it was insistent was for companies coming to India to be law-compliant

Farmers plant unapproved GM cotton seeds against govt apathy over technology approval; what is the way out?
Business

Farmers plant unapproved GM cotton seeds against govt apathy over technology approval; what is the way out?

The protesting farmers are demanding access to technology that will save them the cost of manual weeding and achieve control over bollworms which have developed resistance to pesticides

Despite ban, Indian farmers plant HTBT cotton; experts blame nexus between politicians, agro firms behind availability of illegal seed
India

Despite ban, Indian farmers plant HTBT cotton; experts blame nexus between politicians, agro firms behind availability of illegal seed

Cotton growers incurred hefty losses over the years as Monsanto’s pest-resistant varieties failed to meet its objectives, there is no clarity whether the HT cotton will benefit the farmers in long-run

Maharashtra farmers' group agitates for 'freeing' GM seeds, but illegal varieties are rampant in India
India

Maharashtra farmers' group agitates for 'freeing' GM seeds, but illegal varieties are rampant in India

About 1,000 Maharashtra farmers, under the aegis of the Shetkari Sanghatana, participated in a 'civil disobedience' movement in favour of GM seeds. They planted herbicide tolerant (HT) Bt cotton, which is not approved for cultivation or sale in India.

Competition Commission of India's probe finds Monsanto abused dominant position in the market to hurt rivals
Business

Competition Commission of India's probe finds Monsanto abused dominant position in the market to hurt rivals

CCI in 2016 ordered the probe after farm ministry and some local seed companies complained that Monsanto was charging unreasonably high royalty fees

California jury hits Bayer with over $2 billion award in Roundup cancer trial; largest US jury verdict to date
Business

California jury hits Bayer with over $2 billion award in Roundup cancer trial; largest US jury verdict to date

It was the third consecutive US jury verdict against the company in litigation over the chemical, which Bayer acquired as part of its $63 billion purchase of Monsanto last year.

Govt reduces Bt Cotton seed prices: Industry sulks at agri ministry’s order; agbiotech companies feel the heat
Business

Govt reduces Bt Cotton seed prices: Industry sulks at agri ministry’s order; agbiotech companies feel the heat

The 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

Monsanto wins GM cotton seeds patent case, may boost biotech investment in India
science

Monsanto wins GM cotton seeds patent case, may boost biotech investment in India

Monsanto’s GM cotton seed technology went on to dominate 90 percent of India’s cotton acreage

Bayer, seed MNCs hail Supreme Court order on agro major Monsanto's Bt cotton patent case
Business

Bayer, seed MNCs hail Supreme Court order on agro major Monsanto's Bt cotton patent case

Deciding the appeal of US-based Monsanto, the apex court restored the order of the single judge bench of the Delhi High Court

SC backs Monsanto on GM cotton payments; ruling positive for foreign agri firms planning to invest in India
Business

SC backs Monsanto on GM cotton payments; ruling positive for foreign agri firms planning to invest in India

The decision on appeal overturns an earlier ruling by the Delhi High Court that Monsanto was unable to claim patents on GM cotton seeds.

Monsanto India appoints Cherukuri Ravishankar as new MD for its businesses in India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka
Business

Monsanto India appoints Cherukuri Ravishankar as new MD for its businesses in India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka

Ravishankar will replace Shilpa Divekar Nirula, who now moves on to a senior leadership position at the parent company Bayer

Dewayne Johnson wins lawsuit against Monsanto: Case highlights hazardous effects of pesticide Roundup
World

Dewayne Johnson wins lawsuit against Monsanto: Case highlights hazardous effects of pesticide Roundup

The truth is finally out. US pesticide maker Monsanto, which had recently been acquired by German giant Bayer, gave Dewayne Lee Johnson cancer.

India bans 18 pesticides after reviewing 66 out of 104 used in country, leaves out monocrotophos, glyphosate
India

India bans 18 pesticides after reviewing 66 out of 104 used in country, leaves out monocrotophos, glyphosate

While there are 104 pesticides that are used in India but are banned in other countries, the Central government’s is reviewing only 66 pesticides of them.

Monsanto owners insist weed killer is 'safe' after court orders $290 million payout
science

Monsanto owners insist weed killer is 'safe' after court orders $290 million payout

The court found that Monsanto — which vowed to appeal — acted with "malice" in this case.

Man dying of cancer files lawsuit against Monsanto's top-selling weed killer
science

Man dying of cancer files lawsuit against Monsanto's top-selling weed killer

Dewayne Johnson was told by Monsanto you could drink it and it was completely non-toxic.

Bayer to complete acquisition of Monsanto on 7 June; German pharma major will retire US seed maker's name
Business

Bayer to complete acquisition of Monsanto on 7 June; German pharma major will retire US seed maker's name

Bayer had announced its intention to acquire Monsanto in May 2016 and signed an agreement with the US company for $128 per share in September 2016.

CCI approves German giant Bayer's proposed $66 billion acquisition of biotech firm Monsanto
Business

CCI approves German giant Bayer's proposed $66 billion acquisition of biotech firm Monsanto

Fair trade regulator CCI has approved the German giant Bayer's proposed $66 billion acquisition of US-based biotech firm Monsanto

Monsanto loses legal battle over GM cotton patents; firm's false claim exposed, says National Seed Association head
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Monsanto loses legal battle over GM cotton patents; firm's false claim exposed, says National Seed Association head

On Wednesday, the Delhi High Court agreed with NSL, ruling that India’s Patent Act does not allow Monsanto any patent cover for its GM cotton seeds, said Narne Murali Krishna, a company secretary for NSL.