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Indian farmers grow illegal insect-resistant Bt eggplant to control destructive pests, as government lags on approval

Jayashree Nandi | 
Farmers in Haryana and experts fear widespread contamination of genetically modified (GM) brinjal or eggplant in the state with a ...
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Political opposition stalling approval of GMO mustard in India, scientist says

Zia Haq | 
Delhi University scientist Deepak Pental, the inventor of genetically modified (GM) mustard, has said the Union government appeared interested in ...

Indian university’s insect-resistant GMO Bt cotton ready for field trials

Gurpreet Nibber | 
A Bt cotton variety developed by the Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) is ready for trials. It took the university ten ...

Genetic mutation causes insulin production without eating carbs

Researchers have discovered how a genetic mutation may lead to excess production of insulin, a condition known as congenital hyperinsulinism, ...

Less toxic cigarettes? ‘Genetic road map’ of tobacco could lead to reduced carcinogen levels

A new genetic road map of tobacco has been used to successfully identify and clone two mutated genes associated with ...

Fate of GMO mustard in India unclear: Project could lose over 50% of funding

Kumar Sambhav Shrivastava | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The organisation funding the ...

Indian prime minister breaks silence, calls for introduction of GM crops

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday pushed for technology-driven agriculture, including genetically engineered crops such as pulses, to boost farmer ...

India surpasses China in GMO hectacres grown

Zia Haq | 
Are genetically-modified crops on course to being the future of food despite the opposition? Evidence suggests they may well be, ...

‘Delusion’ key to effectiveness in Vandana Shiva’s activism

Manu Joseph | 
The ultimate objective of Vandana Shiva is dear to all sane people — the world is beautiful and it has ...

Indian government decides to allow GM crop field trials

Zia Haq | 
The NDA government has decided to allow scientific trials of some GM crops, which it had put on hold, but ...

Indian environment minister hints government likely to go ahead with GM field trials

Zia Haq | 
Environment minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday dropped strong hints that the NDA government is likely to allow controlled field trials ...
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Field trials for 21 new varieties of GM crops, including rice and wheat, approved in India

Chetan Chauhan | 
The new government has approved field trials for 21 new varieties of genetically modified (GM) crops, including staples such as ...

Indian government cracks down on anti-GMO activist groups, tightens control on foreign funding

Chetan Chauhan | 
The government is set to act against some anti-genetically modified (GM) NGOs named in the IB report after it cracked ...

India: Supreme Court committee says no to GM crops for now

Chetan Chauhan | 
A Supreme Court appointed committee had recommended an indefinite moratorium on field trials of Genetically Modified (GM) crops till the ...

India: Ag minister makes strong pitch for GE crops

Saubhadra Chatterji | 
The following is an edited excerpt. A strong pitch for genetically-modified (GM) crops revived again with agriculture minister Sharad Pawar ...

India: Parliamentary panel seeks stopping of trials of GM seeds

Hitender Rao | 
A Parliamentary Committee on Agriculture, which examined in detail the prospects and effects of cultivating genetically modified food crops, sought ...

With food security in mind, India’s Agriculture Minister plans push for GM crops

Zia Haq | 
Agriculture minister Sharad Pawar has said the lack of a cohesive governmental policy on genetically modified (GM) crops could harm ...

India: States say no to trials, GM research in the doldrums

Chetan Chauhan | 
India's Genetically Modified (GM) crop growth story has been stalled with just four states allowing field trials. An eminent scientist ...

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