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Greenpeace slams Moily`s decision on feild trials of GM crops

Last Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014, 23:13

Environmental watchdog Greenpeace today slammed Veerappa Moily`s decision to allow field trials of certain genetically modified (GM) food crops which were put on hold by his predecessor Jayanthi Natarajan.

There is unjustified opposition to GM crops in India: Kush

Last Updated: Friday, February 21, 2014, 19:02

There is unjustified opposition for growing of genetically modified crops in India in spite of their benefits, world food laureate Gurdev S Kush said.

There is scientific evidence on GM crops safety: Secretary

Last Updated: Thursday, February 20, 2014, 17:55

There is a clear scientific evidence on safety of genetically modified (GM) crops but more debate is needed to address other fears, Biotechnology Secretary Vijay Raghavan said here today

Supreme Court committee says no to GM crops

Last Updated: Monday, July 22, 2013, 23:21

A Supreme Court technical expert committee Monday recommended an indefinite moratorium on the field trials of Genetically Modified (GM) crops till the government comes out with a proper regulatory and safety mechanism.

SC seeks report on GM crops` field trials

Last Updated: Thursday, May 10, 2012, 19:47

The Supreme Court on Thursday sought form an expert committee a report on desirability of the field trials for genetically modified crops within three months.

Trial of GM crops only after state govt`s approval

Last Updated: Friday, July 08, 2011, 16:34

The Genetic Engineering Approval Committee (GEAC) has directed companies conducting field trials of genetically modified (GM) crops to first produce a no-objection certificate from the concerned state government.

CPM shifts stand on Genetically Modified crops

Last Updated: Sunday, January 02, 2011, 13:00

A CPI(M) leader said that it will be unscientific to oppose in to the introduction of such seeds into the country.

Ban genetically modified crops: Greenpeace India

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 19, 2010, 21:20

A Greenpeace India delegation demanded a ban on GM crops, saying they were a threat to agriculture.

Plagiarism plagues India`s genetically modified crops

Last Updated: Thursday, September 30, 2010, 13:51

A landmark report by academies revealed that plagiarism plagues India`s genetically modified crops.