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NHRC probe sought into farmer suicides
Holding multinational companies (MNCs) responsible for the “present agrarian crisis” that has forced over three lakh farmers to commit suicide in the last two decades, environmentalists and activists on Monday sought a NHRC probe into the “epidemic”.

Vandana Shiva of Navdanya and Krishan Bir Chaudhary of the Bhartiya Krishak Samaj submitted a petition to the National Human Rights Commission, urging it to probe the epidemic of farmer suicides in India, and direct the government to...

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Press Release- Dr Vandana Shiva & Dr Krishan Bir Chaudhary file a petition seeking investigation on Farmers' rights violation
Press Release

Complaint on farmers’ Human rights’ violation submitted to NHRC by Dr Vandana Shiva and Dr Krishan Bir Chaudhary

 

New Delhi, 10th Oct 16:  Dr Vandana Shiva,Founder of Navdanya ,the seed savers and organic farmers movement in India ,along with Dr. Krishan Bir Chaudhary President of the Bhartiya Krishak Samaj submitted a petition to the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC)  on Monday ,the 10th of October ,2016  asking the commission to examine the epidemic of...

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Government stares at Bt brinjal moment before taking call on GM mustard
With the deadline of submitting comments of stakeholders on genetically modified mustard to the central biotech regulator coming to an end on Wednesday, both anti- and pro-GM groups have stepped up their efforts to bring finer points of their respective arguments in public domain.Ranging from holding 'Sarson Satyagraha' to round table conference in different parts of the country, the anti-GM groups have not only made lot of noise against transgenic variety of mustard but also brought molecular...

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Take into account independent studies before exposing GM
Raising twenty objections against the biosafety report put out by Environment Ministry on GM Mustard, environmentalist Vandana Shiva today said Independent studies, health and socio-economic factors should be taken into account before exposing 1.5 billion Indians to the "unscientific GM fraud".

A day before the deadline for public feedback on biosafety report for GM mustards ends, Shiva while pointing out key loopholes said the assessment report is filled with scientific contradictions.

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Press release Dr Vandana Shiva submits GM mustard biosafety critique to Environment Ministry
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Europe is moving on the poison free path to the future then why should India allow these poisons to be eaten by Indian children?: Vandana Shiva

New Delhi, 4 Oct 16: Dr Vandana Shiva, environmentalist and biosafety scientist submitted her critique of the GM Mustard by biosafety report on Tuesday. The Ministry for Environment, Forests and Climate Change had placed some sections of the GM biosafety report on its website. The ministry had invited the civil society organizations...

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