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Friday, July 29, 2011
Bureaucracy to delay India's GM crop trials
July 29, 2011 Bureaucracy to delay India's GM crop trials  Development of genetically modified (GM) crops in India will likely get delayed due to the stipulation for provincial-level clearance for field trials, the head of a group of biotec ...
Thursday, March 24, 2011
India accuses Monsanto of conducting illegal GM corn trials
March 24, 2011   India accuses Monsanto of conducting illegal GM corn trials Recent reports from India showed that multinational biotechnology giant, Monsanto, has once again ignored the law by planting its GM corn secretly without receivin ...
Thursday, March 17, 2011
India says GM quality inspection rules satisfactory
March 17, 2011 India says GM quality inspection rules satisfactory The Indian government says it has passable regulatory provisions for the quality check of genetically modified (GM) seeds introduced by manufacturers in the country. "The go ...
Thursday, August 12, 2010
Japanese demand augments Indian seafood exports
August 12, 2010 Japanese demand augments Indian seafood exports Significant shrimp imports by Japan has helped Indian seafood sector register a good growth during the first quarter of 2010-11. After trailing during the first two months of 2 ...
Friday, August 6, 2010
Mahyco to create India's first GM wheat
August 6, 2010 Mahyco to create India's first GM wheat Maharashtra Hybrid Seeds Co., (Mahyco) seeks to develop the country's first gene-modified wheat and rice in the next three to five years to help secure food supplies for the nation's 1. ...
Monday, March 1, 2010
NGO queries the need for GM crops in India
March 1, 2010 NGO queries the need for GM crops in India Environmental groups are casting doubts over the biotechnology industry's claim about genetically-modified (GM) crops role in ensuring India's food security. More than 180 GM plants h ...
Friday, February 26, 2010
India toughens stance on GM discourse
February 26, 2010 India toughens stance on GM discourse The Indian government is planning a new law that will illegalise the opposition of GM food and products. The Biotechnology Regulatory Authority of India (BRAI) Bill is under preparatio ...
Wednesday, February 24, 2010
Indian non-GM soymeal exports to EU seen to surge
February 24, 2010 Indian non-GM soymeal exports to EU seen to surge Indian soymeal exporters could see sales to the EU surge to three million tonnes in the next three years from a standing start as the 27-nation bloc seeks more non-GM varie ...
Tuesday, October 13, 2009
India state's GM corn trial meets resistance
October 13, 2009   India state's GM corn trial meets resistance The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has requested the state government of Madhya Pradesh to stop the open air trial of GM corn in the city of Jabalpur. AHRC, an UN-recogni ...
Friday, September 11, 2009
Monsanto eyes GM corn opportunities in India
September 11, 2009 Monsanto eyes GM corn opportunities in India                             Monsanto is eyeing opportunities for GM corn in India, which produces nearly 20 million tonnes of coarse grain but with typical yields at less than ...
Wednesday, March 5, 2008
India could find solution of food and biofuel shortages in GM crops
March 5, 2008 India could find solution of food and biofuel shortages in GM crops   India could achieve self-sufficiency once commercialisation of GM crops is allowed, according to a Reuters report quoting Clive James, chairman of the Inter ...
Monday, December 31, 2007
India GMO rules won't apply to soyoil imports till new order
December 31, 2007 India GMO rules won't apply to soyoil imports till new order India's restrictions on imports of genetically modified soyoil in 2006 won't be implemented till further orders are issued, the federal government said on Friday ...
Monday, October 8, 2007
India to strictly monitor GM soyoil imports
October 8, 2007 India to strictly monitor GM soyoil imports The government of India has asked the soy industry to strictly monitor inflow of genetically-modified (GM) edible oil after allowing import of GM soy oil without the need to get ca ...
Monday, October 8, 2007
India's soy industry asked to monitor inflow of GM soyoil
October 8, 2007 India's soy industry asked to monitor inflow of GM soyoil After lifting requirements for import of genetically modified soyoil to get case-to-case approval by the Environment Ministry, the Indian government has asked the ind ...
Monday, October 1, 2007
Monsanto sees GM seeds use rising in India
October 1, 2007 Monsanto sees GM seeds use rising in India Monsanto, the world's largest seed producer, said its corn seeds may increase its market share outside the US to as much as 2 percent due to demand for higher-yielding crops. Gains ...

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