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Thousands of citizens demand that the BRAI bill be withdrawn and India be GMO free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

Bangalore join hands with the global movement against Monsanto and GMO’s

Feature story | October 15, 2013 at 17:57

On the eve of the World Food Day on October 15, Bangaloreans joined the global march against Monsanto for the cause of food safety and seed sovereignty in India. Almost 200 people including farmers, scientists, students and activists gathered in...

Does our government care that GM crops and the BRAI bill will destroy our future?

Blog entry by Reema Ganguly | August 8, 2013

Are you drinking RO (Reverse Osmosis) water? Are you using a sanitiser to clean your hands? Are you boiling your veggies to remove pesticides? Are you using a disinfectant to mop your floor? If the answer is yes, then I...

India's BRAI Bill will allow GM companies to tamper with food, health and environment

Blog entry by Devinder Sharma | August 6, 2013

In March, US President Barack Obama signed the HR 933 continuing resolution -- popularly called 'Monsanto Protection Act'—that effectively divests the federal courts of their constitutional power to stop the planting or sale of...

Food sovereignty, GMOs and the BRAI bill

Blog entry by Ananya Mehta | August 22, 2013

Understanding the history of GM crops in India, why the BRAI (The Biotechnology Regulatory Authority of India) Bill fails and its current status and petition. Various organisations including Greenpeace India launched a...

Dear Minister, hope you are listening

Blog entry by Neha Saigal | May 3, 2013

Greenpeace volunteers protest outside the Parliament in 2011 against the same BRAI bill. © Greenpeace / Sudhanshu Malhotra The list of opposition is only going to get longer. I have a question to ask off our Minister of Science...

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