February 23, 2018 1:52 pm
An activist in his petition, had claimed that a cartel of multi-national companies was putting pressure on the central government to give permission for commercial farming of genetically-modified mustard and that Anil Dave, with his nationalist ideology, was not in favour of it.
October 25, 2017 2:52 pm
The Centre for Genetic Manipulation of Crop Plants (CGMCP), Delhi University South Campus, had submitted an application to the GEAC for the environmental release of GM mustard (brassica juncea) hybrid DMH-11.
September 15, 2017 7:06 pm
A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud said when the Centre has not accorded its approval for cultivation of the genetically modified crop, it means that there will be no plantation.
June 19, 2017 4:24 am
The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Science and Technology, Environment and Forests, has decided to seek clarifications from Union Agriculture Minister and also ask the National Institute of Nutrition (NIN) to do a comparative analysis of the nutritional values of GM and non-GM sorghum.
June 08, 2017 9:44 am
Concerns over GM mustard impacting pollination and honey production have no empirical basis
June 01, 2017 1:41 pm
GM mustard exposes our double standards when it comes to technology for farmers
May 20, 2017 5:59 am
The resolution said that GM crops are yet to be proved as high-yielding, but are vulnerable to attack from new varieties of insects.
February 18, 2016 6:20 am
Mustard holds the key for reducing India’s edible oil imports. And GM technology has a role to play there.
February 15, 2016 8:36 am
Before the fresh review procedure starts, the committee will meet first — likely on March 3 — to finalise the modalities for preparing the RARM report “including roles, responsibilities, consultation, time lines etc”.
February 05, 2016 3:30 am
The Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee of the Environment Ministry (GEAC) is set to decide on Friday whether to allow commercial cultivation of GM mustard in the country.