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BRAI bill 2013

Publication | June 11, 2013 at 16:35

Monsanto, with an annual turnover of around 13.5 billion US dollars last year, is the largest seed company in the world. Based out of St. Luis in the USA, it also leads the Genetically Modified seed sector globally. Monsanto in India exists as...

Greenpeace writes to Parliamentary Standing Committee to extend deadline for Public...

Press release | June 11, 2013 at 17:08

New Delhi: June 11, 2013: Greenpeace on Tuesday wrote to Dr. T Subbarami Reddy, Chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee for Science and Technology, Environment and Forests, urging him to increase the time limit for public consultations...

Thousands of citizens demand that the BRAI bill be withdrawn and India be GMO free

Feature story | August 9, 2013 at 15:07

On the eve of Quit India Day, August 8, over 2,000 citizens from 20 states came together at Jantar Mantar, Delhi for a day-long protest and march demanding that GMOs (Genetically Modified Organisms) and multinational seed giant, Monsanto quit...

Over 4 lakh people demand the withdrawal of the BRAI bill 2013

Feature story | August 23, 2013 at 14:31

As the deadline for public feedback on the Biotechnology Regulatory Authority of India (BRAI) Bill closes on August 25, a delegation from the Coalition for a GM free India and Greenpeace India, delivered petitions from over 4 lakh people...

Controversial BRAI Bill introduced in Lok Sabha

Press release | April 22, 2013 at 20:27

New Delhi: April 22, 2013: The controversial Biotechnology Regulatory Authority of India (BRAI) Bill was introduced in the Lok Sabha today amid huge protests by opposition parties on the failure of the government on various matters. Mr Jaipal...

Nationwide Campaign Against BRAI Bill and GM crops launched

Press release | June 26, 2013 at 14:49

New Delhi, 25th June: The Coalition for a GM Free India along with various farmer unions, national political parties and diverse social and environmental movements, including Mazdoor Kisan Shakti Sangathan, Greenpeace-India, India Against...

Greenpeace crop circles appear across the country, sound alarm against GM food invasion

Press release | June 7, 2013 at 16:51

New Delhi: June 7, 2013: Greenpeace sent out a strong message on Friday, saying "NO TO GM, YES TO FOOD SAFETY" by creating a giant crop circle in Najafgarh, near Delhi.

Opposition from over 1 lakh people creates the World’s Biggest GM-Free Baingan Bharta

Feature story | September 12, 2011 at 18:00

A sultry rainy day did not do much to dampen the spirit of hundreds of Delhiites, gathered at Dilli Haat to witness the preparation of the World’s Biggest GM-Free Baingan Bharta. The event, organised by Greenpeace, saw hundreds of people coming...

Celebrating safe food on World Food day

Feature story | October 28, 2011 at 13:16

“There is no love sincerer than the love of food,” George Bernard Shaw.

BRAI bill: A threat to our food and farming

Publication | February 9, 2012 at 16:30

The Biotechnology Regulatory Authority of India (BRAI) bill, 2011, has been proposed by the Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India. If cleared, this bill will ease the entry of genetically modified crops into our country.

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