Supreme Court hearing on the PIL on GM crops now on 1st of April – Coalition for a GM Free India demands UPA government to stop misinforming the Court and not stand in the way of delivery of Justice

New Delhi, 30th March 2014: In the latest development related to the public debate and controversy around Genetically Modified (GM) crops in India, the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India preponed its hearing on the PIL on GM crops from 15th … Continue reading

Eminent individuals, citizen groups ask Maharashtra’s CM to cancel clearance given for field trials of GM crops

Mumbai, March 13: Mr Shailesh Gandhi, former Central Information Commissioner released a letter to Maharashtra’s Chief Minister and Agriculture Minister written by leading organizations such as BNHS, AGNI, Council for Fair Business Practices, Avaaz and V CAN and by eminent … Continue reading

“Mr. Prime Minister – You are wrong. GM crops are dangerous, and there is sound scientific evidence”, says Coalition for GM Free India

Coalition challenges the PM to prove that concerns about Bt Crops are prejudiced. New Delhi, 4thFeb, 2014: Reacting to the promotional statement on Genetically Modified crops by the Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh in his inaugural address at the Indian … Continue reading

Coalition urges MoEF to uphold mandate of his Ministry

                                    New Delhi,                                                                                                  01/01/2014.                    To Shri.Veerappa Moily,                                                       Union Minister for Environment and  Forests, Government of India. Dear Sir, Sub: Bringing to your attention concerns … Continue reading

“Accept majority TEC final report”: More than 250 scientists write to PM

Download the pdf version of this letter here. To:                                                                                                        November 8th 2013 The Hon’ble Prime Minister, Government of India. Respected Sir, Sub: Request to accept the Final Report submitted by the Supreme Court-appointed Technical Expert Committee (TEC) on modern-biotechnology regulation … Continue reading

“Accept majority TEC final report”: More than 250 scientists write to PM

To: November 8th 2013 The Hon’ble Prime Minister, Government of India. Respected Sir, Sub: Request to accept the Final Report submitted by the Supreme Court-appointed Technical Expert Committee (TEC) on modern-biotechnology regulation Greetings. Never in the history of agriculture has … Continue reading