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Activists slam Veerappa Moily for putting corporate profits before nation’s interests

Press release | March 4, 2014 at 18:02

New Delhi, March 4th, 2014: Activists from Greenpeace India along with members of Coalition for a GM Free India today registered a strong protest against the way the Union Minister of Environment and Forest, Veerappa Moily has taken the side of...

Greenpeace demands GEAC not to approve GM field trials

Press release | March 19, 2014 at 16:09

Greenpeace, India demands the Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC), which is due to meet on March 21, 2014, not to approve open air field trials of different transgenic varieties of GM crops as the Union Minister for Environment and...

GM Crops 2013: No panacea to food security

Publication | February 20, 2013 at 10:00

An infographic on Genetically Modified food. Genetically Modified crops commercialised for nearly 20 years. Industry data indicates a rejection by majority of the countries to adopt this controversial technology.

Greenpeace India poll shows that 97% Indians do not want GM crops

Press release | April 8, 2013 at 12:30

New Delhi: April 8: Greenpeace volunteers dressed as vegetables went to the Agriculture Ministry today and submitted the results of an online poll which is reflective of India’s rejection of GM crops and demanded that Sharad Pawar stop promoting...

Greenpeace India lauds Govt decision to put GM crop field trials on hold

Press release | June 22, 2013 at 13:00

New Delhi: June 22, 2013: Greenpeace India welcomed the Indian government’s decision to stop the permission for field trials of GM crops and called it a step in the right direction for keeping our food and farms free from contamination from GM...

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...

GM food protests: activists released after twelve hours

Feature story | February 20, 2013 at 19:56

The Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar has been pushing for genetically modified (GM) crops in India as an answer to food security for a while now. Greenpeace strongly rejects this one sided view and on February 20, 17 Greenpeace activists...

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...

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.

Greenpeace Challenges Sharad Pawar, says GM crops cannot offer food security

Press release | February 20, 2013 at 10:00

New Delhi, February 20, 2013: Rejecting Sharad Pawar’s stance on GM crops being the answer to India’s food security, 17 Greenpeace activists unfurled a massive banner with the message “Say NO to GM, Yes to Food Security” at the Food Corporation...

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