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’Pay heed to people’s demand now, stop GM food’, Greenpeace urges political parties...

Press release | April 16, 2009 at 11:07

DELHI, India — Following the German government’s decision to ban Monsanto’s 810 BT Corn, Greenpeace India today urged all Indian political parties to take a similar pro-active stand against all GM food and pay heed to bio-safety concerns of...

Global Rice Industry Facing a Meltdown, India Continues to Ignore Red Signal

Press release | February 7, 2007 at 4:30

CHANDIGARH, India — The global rejection of Genetically Engineered (GE) rice is revealed as 41 of the world’s biggest rice exporters, processors, and retailers issued written commitments to stay GE free. This worldwide tide of vehement opposition...

Power Brinjals knock on Minister Sharad Pawar’s door. Ask Minister to prevent GM...

Press release | June 16, 2006 at 3:30

NEW DELHI, India — After three days of sustained pressure, union agriculture and food minister Mr. Sharad Pawar met Greenpeace activists at his residence this morning. Mr Pawar assured he would take into account the concerns raised by Greenpeace...

Rajasthan farmers demand support for ecological farming practices in the upcoming...

Press release | November 16, 2009 at 17:51

Farmers, agricultural scientists, civil society representatives from different parts of Rajasthan came together today in Udaipur to discuss on the topic of ‘National fertiliser subsidy policy reforms-What is in it for Rajasthan?’ This public...

Exporters Join in the Farmers Chorus against GE Rice Field Trials

Press release | October 31, 2006 at 11:33

NEW DELHI, India — Open field trials of genetically-engineered (GE) rice being conducted in 10 locations across India could end up contaminating the country's entire rice supply and jeopardising Indian rice exports, cautioned Greenpeace, rice...

‘Bayer, arrest us too, we don’t want GM rice’, say Indians

Press release | July 24, 2009 at 3:30

HYDERABAD, India — A group of young citizens today called on Bayer Bio-Science with placards saying ‘Arrest Me Too, I Say No To GM Rice’ at the company’s office in Tolichowki, Hyderabad. The activists also presented to Bayer officials hundreds of...

Youth outrage at GEAC meeting; demands ban of unsafe Bt Brinjal

Press release | January 14, 2009 at 4:30

NEW DELHI, India — The 91st meeting of Genetic Engineering Approval Committee (GEAC) witnessed an unprecedented youth outrage today when a group of 50 anxious youths gathered outside the meeting place at CGO complex, raised ‘STOP’ symbols and...

Safety of our food under threat: GM Brinjal to escape scrutiny and enter our plates

Press release | June 13, 2006 at 3:30

DELHI, India — Three 'cows' and three 'sheep', on behalf of 1600 dead cattle, sought an audience with the Minister of Agriculture Mr. Sharad Pawar this morning to present a memorandum (1) drawing his attention to the mysterious deaths of cattle...

“STOP GM TRIALS; MONSANTO, QUIT INDIA”: Farmers protest at Monsanto’s GM Corn trial...

Press release | March 23, 2009 at 4:30

KOLHAPUR, India — On “Shaheed Diwas” marked across India in the honour of the martyrdom of revolutionary freedom fighters Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru, hundreds of farmers from all across Maharashtra came to Kolhapur to protest against the...

Moratorium on Bt Brinjal, not a long-term solution!

Press release | February 9, 2010 at 4:30

Greenpeace welcomes the minister’s decision not to allow Bt brinjal to contaminate Indian agriculture.

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