BT COTTON

  • Parliamentary panel orders probe into BT Brinjal August 9, 2012

    New Delhi: A Parliamentary panel ordered a probe into the BT Brinjal on Thursday after a parliamentary committee report said that adequate tests were not carried out and that the committee approving its use was under tremendous pressure from a minister to approve the BT Brinjal. The report quoted Dr PM...
  • In Punjab village, everyone loves BT March 11, 2007

    Harkishanpura (Punjab): Everybody in Harkishanpura village, located in southern Punjab, swears by BT cotton. But it was also this village that was put up for sale by its residents not too long ago when the crops had failed. Five years ago in a meeting, the villagers decided to put...
  • Govt says use of GM seeds beneficial November 2, 2006

    New Delhi: Advocating the use of Genetically Modified seeds, the Government has said the commercial use of the seeds did not pose any threat to ecology and was beneficial for farmers, though green activists feel otherwise. The Government's stance was reflected in an affidavit filed before the apex court in response...