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To end UPA freeze on Bt brinjal, regulator looks at Bangladesh

October 14, 2018 6:40 am

The GEAC has decided to write to the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) “to obtain relevant information and data on the post commercial release effects of Bt Brinjal in Bangladesh from Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute (BARI)”.

Luddite victory

November 21, 2014 12:05 am

States’ veto on field trials of GM crops shows them — and the Centre — in bad light.

Say yes to trials

July 31, 2014 1:06 am

Because the GM question demands evidence-based policymaking, not corporate shills or NGO prejudices.

To increase farm output, income, take lab to land, says Modi

July 30, 2014 12:52 am

He emphasised on the need for water conservation through measures such as rainwater harvesting.

Govt puts on hold expert committee’s decision on field trials

July 30, 2014 12:48 am

Javadekar’s cautious response is in line with his party’s stand and the fact that the issue is sub judice.

MoEF to back field trials of GM crops: Moily

February 06, 2014 1:21 am

The minister said he firmly believed in “good processes, which do not mean personal prejudices or likes or dislikes.

Farming for the future

January 20, 2014 9:36 am

The environment ministry should now seize the initiative on GM crops.

Behind Jayanthi's exit: scraps with Moily,her rejection of 'consensus' GM report

December 24, 2013 3:24 am

Natarajan decided to disassociate herself,making it difficult for the government to go ahead.

Biotech research stalled as GEAC fails to meet

May 09, 2013 2:28 am

The environment ministry’s apex body for genetic engineering clearances has not had its pre-kharif meeting thus far,raising the prospect

Parliament panel seeks probe into Bt Brinjal

August 10, 2012 3:25 am

Bhargava had made this claim on the basis of “the confession” made by Reddy to him,the panel has said. But Reddy denied this and said he never received any call from any minister.