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GENETICALLY MODIFIED mustard is not needed

Publication | December 22, 2016 at 17:00

The proposal to allow cultivation of the genetically modified (GM) oilseed mustard (Brassica juncea) DMH-11 (also tolerant to the herbicide, glufosinate ammonium) is based on the paradigm that conventional breeding techniques cannot produce...

Sustainable Agriculture

Hub | September 22, 2010 at 12:44

Ecological farming is the answer to the problems being faced by agriculture in our country today. It will also keep agriculture sustainable. This form of agriculture conserves our soil and water resources, protects our climate, enhances...

Ask the Election commission to enforce code of conduct and not let govt tamper with...

Action | April 24, 2013 at 13:32

You should ask the Election Commission to enforce the Model Code of Conduct and not let the govt tamper with our safety!

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You should ask the Election Commission to enforce the Model Code of Conduct and not let the govt tamper with our safety!

Email Jaipal Reddy

Action | April 24, 2013 at 13:32

You should ask Jaipal Reddy to drop the BRAI bill because it poses a threat to our food safety.

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Hub | September 28, 2010 at 19:27

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Hub | May 28, 2013 at 13:53

Greenpeace India blogs

Veerappa Moily should explain his decision to allow GM field trials

Press release | March 3, 2014 at 14:04

New Delhi, February 28th, 2014: Greenpeace demands the environment minister Veerappa Moily to explain on what grounds he has allowed the field trials for GMOs. This decision is in contrast to the stand taken by the former environment ministers...

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

Press release | March 4, 2014 at 19:02

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 urgent assessment of water diversion to thermal power plants

Press release | April 29, 2014 at 12:40

April 28, 2014: Last week, amid the prediction of a weak monsoon in Maharashtra in 2014, the Water Resources Department released its weekly report on the current water availability in the state's reservoirs. The report[1] indicated that the total...

Decisions on water supply in the state seem to depend on personal and political...

Press release | April 20, 2014 at 13:35

Mumbai, 19th April 2014: Allegations have been raised by opposition parties that the Deputy Chief Minister, Ajit Pawar "threatened" farmers in Baramati tehsil before the second phase of Lok Sabha polls in Maharashtra, to disconnect their water...

Citizens demand arrest of Minister Prithiviraj Chavan, demand BRAI bil be withdrawn

Press release | April 20, 2010 at 5:30

NEW DELHI, India — The Minister for Science and Technology, Prithviraj Chavan was demanded to be arrested for establishing the Biotechnology Regulatory Authority of India (BRAI) today at the Anusandhan Bhavan Premises today. The group of...

Citizens uphold their right to know about and reject GM foods

Press release | April 16, 2010 at 5:30

NEW DELHI, India — An overwhelming majority – 89 per cent – of people say that they have the right to reject genetically modified foods (GM foods), revealed a citizens’ opinion poll released today by Greenpeace. The poll on genetically modified...

Threatening levels of Chemical fertilisers in Punjab groundwater: Greenpeace study

Press release | November 26, 2009 at 13:00

BHATINDA, PUNJAB, India — Indian Medical Association (IMA) and the medical fraternity today raised concern over the discovery of high levels of nitrate contamination of drinking water based on a Greenpeace study. The study, ‘Chemical fertilisers...

Farmers and youth from Vidarbha demand Energy Justice

Press release | November 19, 2009 at 15:19

NEW DELHI, India — On the eve of the winter parliament session, more than 100 farmers and young people representing all eleven districts in Vidarbha, held a protest at the doorstep of the Ministry of Social Justice to highlight the injustice of...

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

Feature story | September 12, 2011 at 20:00

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...

Genetically engineered Bt brinjal and the implications for plant biodiversity - revisited

Publication | May 3, 2012 at 11:00

Concerns over the commercial release of genetically modified (GM), Bt brinjal, also called aubergine or talong, relate to biosafety. One major concern is the potential for transgene flow from Bt brinjal to wild, weedy and cultivated relatives. As...

Celebrating safe food on World Food day

Feature story | October 28, 2011 at 15:16

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

Monsanto's GM corn biosafety data raises serious questions

Feature story | January 30, 2013 at 18:46

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...

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

Feature story | August 9, 2013 at 17:07

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...

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