Month: November 2011

Madhya Pradesh opposes Biotech Regulatory Bill

You can download Dr Ramakrishna Kusmariya’s letter to Mr Vilasrao Deshmukh here. Madhya Pradesh opposes Biotech Regulatory Bill Madhya Pradesh has decided to officially oppose the Biotechnology Regulatory Authority of India (BRAI) Bill, to be tabled in the Parliament on Tuesday. State Agriculture Minister Ramkrishna Kusmaria has written to Union Science and Technology Minister Vilasrao […]

BRAI Bill tabling tomorrow: Opposition from all quarters

The text of the Statement of Concern signed by ten former Supreme Court Judges is available here Appeal to Scrap Biotechnology Regulatory Authority of India (BRAI) Bill 2011 Jointly signed by various organisations and concerned citizens across the country Date : 21 November 2011 To, Dr. Manmohan Singh, The Hon’ble Prime Minister, Government of India. […]

Former SC Judges oppose Bill on Biotechnology

FORMER SC JUDGES OPPOSE BILL ON BIOTECHNOLOGY Chetan Chauhan Ahead of the winter session of Parliament, former judges of the Supreme Court have questioned the efficacy of three bills on new regulatory authority for biotechnology sector, unfair practices in higher education and constitution of education tribunals. The winter session has hectic agenda for MPs […]

Farm & Food Activists Demand Scrapping of BRAI Bill 2011

FARM & FOOD ACTIVISTS DEMAND SCRAPPING OF BRAI BILL 2011: Ask State Govt to raise its voice against the Bill and protect farmers’ interests – Seek disallowing of GM crop field trials in the state Chennai, November 11, 2011: Farmers’ leaders from all over Tamil Nadu, cutting across various affiliations, demanded that the Union Government […]

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