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Ban genetically modified crops: Greenpeace India

October 19th, 2010 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) A Greenpeace India delegation Tuesday met the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Agriculture and demanded a ban on Genetically Modified (GM) crops, saying that they were a threat ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

India plans to build seed reserves for hard times

February 12th, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 12 (IANS) India plans to build seed reserves to ensure national food and income security to millions of its farmers, reeling under the impact of a deficit monsoon and a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India needs a seed policy: Jairam Ramesh

February 9th, 2010 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh Tuesday said India needs to have a seed policy and the country's agriculture should not be dependent on the private sector ... Read more...

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Bt Brinjal: Greenpeace condemns government’s double talk

January 22nd, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Global environmental activist group Greenpeace Friday slammed the government's ambiguity on the commercial release of Bt Brinjal, adding that a clear stand was the need of the ... Read more...

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Montek Ahluwalia wants subsidies diverted to agricultural and rural infrastructure

December 17th, 2009 - 10:41 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh Robin Amritsar, Dec. 17 (ANI): Deputy Chairman of Planning Commission of India Montek Singh Ahluwalia on Thursday emphasised that electricity and fertilizer subsidies should be diverted to agricultural ... Read more...

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