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Sustainable rewards worth the risks? India cracks down on farmers growing unapproved glyphosate-tolerant cotton

Sayantan Bera | 
A high-level expert panel set up by the Indian Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) has found that nearly 15% [of the ...
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India’s Supreme Court denies Monsanto’s request to stay order rescinding GMO Bt cotton patent ahead of appeal

Priyanka Mittal | 
The Supreme Court on Monday [May 7] refused to stay the order of the Delhi high court holding that plant ...
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India likely to cut Monsanto’s royalty for GMO insect-resistant Bt cotton seeds

Sayantan Bera | 
In an attempt to offer some respite to cotton farmers battered by repeated pest attacks and crop losses, the centre ...
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Indian agriculture expert: Don’t let GM mustard go the way of GMO eggplant

K.K. Narayanan | 
[Editor’s note: K.K. Narayanan is an agriculture expert and founder of Metahelix Life Sciences.] Seven-and-a-half years ago, BT Brinjal [eggplant], ...
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Blocking science from “meddling” in human genome allows harmful genes to damage children

Rahul Matthan | 
CRISPR-Cas9 will make it be possible for parents to ensure that mutations such as Huntington’s disease...are eliminated from their children’s ...

Indian government caps companies’ royalty fees for GM seeds, adds other restrictions on sales

Sayantan Bera | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The Indian government has ...

Reducing royalties for GMO seeds won’t help Indian companies facing low cotton sales

R. Sreeram | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. A government panel on genetically ...
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Indian government approves field trials of high yield, disease resistant silkworms

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. In a first, the ...

GMO cotton has transformed India into world’s largest cotton exporter

India’s cotton economy has undergone a radical and unheralded transformation over the past decade. From being a net importer of ...

India approves GMO trials for broader array of crops

Neha Sethi | 
India's environment minister, M. Veerappa Moily, on Thursday said that the ministry has approved confined field trials of genetically modified ...

India: The poor need GM crops

Milind Murugkar | 
The minister for environment and forests, Jayanthi Natarajan, recently put on hold the field trials of a few genetically modified (GM) ...

Agricultural policies have a huge impact on nutrition

Pramit Bhattacharya | 
The following is an edited excerpt. India’s efforts to fight malnutrition may not bear fruit unless there is greater focus ...

India: Scientists present joint front on GM crops

Jacob Koshy | 
Rattled by the possibility of a ban on genetically modified (GM) crops in India, the country’s top scientific organizations are ...
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Banking on future health using dental stem cells

Agtey Athale | 
Deepak Ghaisas is targeting opportunities in the health management space by ensuring that children as young as six-eight years old ...

Questionable GM test ban? Debate over permitting GM foods in Indian fields is controversial on several levels

Jacob Koshy | 
Last week a Supreme Court-mandated panel of experts that was to recommend, or ban, field trials of genetically modified (GM) ...

India needs GM food crops to boost farm productivity, says GM supporter

Rajeev Mantri | 
It’s important to understand this background of the Left in India and the CPM and its philosophy in particular to ...
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