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Thousands of citizens demand that the BRAI bill be withdrawn and India be GMO free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

Monsanto's GM corn biosafety data raises serious questions

Feature story | January 30, 2013 at 17:46

If you thought the threat from genetically modified (GM) food crops was over with the moratorium Bt brinjal, think again. American biotech giant Monsanto has been conducting final biosafety research and field trials for its genetically modified...

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...

United we stand against BRAI

Blog entry by Shiwang Singh | August 13, 2013

© Karan Vaid/Greenpeace “When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall, one by one, an unpitied sacrifice in a contemptible struggle.” Edmund Burke (1729-1797); Statesman, Author, Philosopher. On 8th 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...

The people’s movement to fight for freedom from the BRAI bill and GM crops has begun!

Blog entry by Neha Saigal | July 1, 2013

India is a nation which has long been known for people’s movements and Jantar Mantar in Delhi has been one of those symbolic places for people around the country to join hands and demand “their right” or “what is right.” These...

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