Jayanthi Natarajan

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Name: Jayanthi Natarajan
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

RSS wings oppose GM crop trials, government says decision only after consultations

Field trials of 15 genetically modified (GM) crops approved recently by the Genetic Engineering Approval Committee (GEAC) may have to wait with the government saying it will not take a decision in a hurry, after two wings of the RSS -- Swadeshi Jagran ... [Published DNA India - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

PM Narendra Modi tells ministries to ease hurdles for green nod

In run up to the general elections, Narendra Modi had publicly taken on green clearances roadblock promising that he will simplify process. Two months after swearing in as the prime minister, Modi's office has shot off a letter to all key infrastructure ... [Published DNA India - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Don't force developing nations to review their voluntary emission cuts, says India

India, China and other countries in the Like-Minded Developing Countries (LMDC) group on Tuesday took the position formally that the new climate agreement must not force developing countries to review their volunteered emission reduction targets. Setting ... [Published The Hindu - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

Govt to check if Rahul told Jayanthi to act against Adani

The government on Thursday promised to look into reports that claimed Congress leader Rahul Gandhi’s office had asked the then environment minister to act against Adani Port and SEZ.Environment minister Prakash Javadekar said in the Rajya Sabha that the ... [Published Hindustan Times - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Church Forum Opposed Vizhinjam Project

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Centre for Fisheries Studies (CFS), an agency which has M Soosai Pakiam, the Latin Archbishop of Thiruvananthapuram, as its trustee, had urged the Centre not to grant environment clearance for the Vizhinjam seaport project last ... [Published New Indian Express - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Modi govt condemned for allowing GMO field trials

News received with "shock, disbelief, and anguish"India's central government faces strong opposition over its decision to allow field trials of different GM crops in the absence of competent regulation and biosafety protections.Critics also point to the ... [Published GMWatch.org - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Rahul had requested Natarajan’s min to look into Adani Port

NEW DELHI: Industrialist Gautam Adani had become a campaign theme for Rahul Gandhi in Elections 2014, with the Congress vicepresident sharply attacking Narendra Modi's alleged special treatment of the . But Adani and his group seem to have been in Rahul's ... [Published Economic Times - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Tearing hurry

By authorising field trials for 15 more genetically modified (GM) food crops, India has signalled its intention of fast-tracking its use of GM technology.  India has only the highly contested commercial precedent of Bt-cotton, a cash crop, to rely on ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Don’t allow field trials of GM crops: farmers, activists

The recent decision of the Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC) to allow field trials of GM rice, mustard, cotton, chickpea and brinjal has been met with strong opposition from farmers' groups and environmental activists.Seeking the intervention ... [Published The Hindu - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 2 reports

Field trials of rice, cotton on the anvil

Besides rice, field trials for mustard, brinjal, chickpea too have been cleared.The Union environment ministry on Friday cleared 15 proposals for field trials of certain varieties of Genetically Modified (GM) crops including rice, chickpea, mustard, cotton ... [Published DNA India - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

Raising Voice Against Gaza War: Protest March in Ottawa , Canada

Singapore:  Singapore today extended by six m...While the Board of Control for Cricket in India (B...New Delhi:  With a hung house in  new De...Hyderabad:  Protests in the Rajya Sabha over ...Berlin:  Switzerland has granted former Russi...Ludhiana: Punjab ... [Published Space View Times - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

Govt defreezes HP dam project

The Narendra Modi government has decided to revive the Renuka dam project in Himachal Pradesh, rejected by the UPA regime as one that would cause massive environmental and social loss.The benefits from this ambitious project are directed at Delhi: 275 ... [Published Hindustan Times - Jul 04 2014]

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One day later on August 18, 2012, Natarajan wrote back, saying: "dear kanishk, i will certainly meet with dipak bbaria next week, and do the needful"

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Nip this in the bud [Published The Hindu - 4 hours ago]
Javadekar in a cleft stick over GM crop future [Published Hindustan Times - 14 hours ago]
Soosai Pakiam: Address Concerns of Fisherfolk [Published New Indian Express - Jul 31 2014]
Why RSS up in arms against genetically modified... [Published Oneindia - Jul 30 2014]
PM Narendra Modi tells ministries to ease hurdl... [Published DNA India - Jul 30 2014]
RSS wings oppose GM crop trials, government say... [Published DNA India - Jul 30 2014]
Govt puts on hold expert committee’s decision o... [Published Indian Express - Jul 29 2014]
Genetically modified crops' field trials put on... [Published Business Standard India - Jul 29 2014]
Govt puts on hold GM crop trials after pressure... [Published Business Standard India - Jul 29 2014]
PMO Seeks to Ease Out Green Clearance Hurdles [Published New Indian Express - Jul 29 2014]
Don't force developing nations to review their ... [Published The Hindu - Jul 25 2014]
Govt to check if Rahul told Jayanthi to act aga... [Published Hindustan Times - Jul 24 2014]
Newspaper report revealing: Govt [Published Business Standard India - Jul 24 2014]
Church Forum Opposed Vizhinjam Project [Published New Indian Express - Jul 24 2014]
Modi govt condemned for allowing GMO field trials [Published GMWatch.org - Jul 24 2014]
Rahul had requested Natarajan’s min to look int... [Published Economic Times - Jul 23 2014]
Tearing hurry [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Jul 22 2014]
Don’t allow field trials of GM crops: farmers, ... [Published The Hindu - Jul 21 2014]
Field trials of rice, cotton on the anvil [Published DNA India - Jul 19 2014]
On fast track Field trials of 15 new varieties ... [Published Hindustan Times - Jul 18 2014]
Biotech regulator clears field trials for 15 mo... [Published Livemint.com - Jul 18 2014]
Raising Voice Against Gaza War: Protest March i... [Published Space View Times - Jul 13 2014]
Govt defreezes HP dam project [Published Hindustan Times - Jul 04 2014]
Cabinet committees recast sans political consid... [Published Times of India - Jun 20 2014]
Sphinx without a secret [Published Calcutta Telegraph - May 22 2014]
Brand Modi dares Maoist bandh [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Mar 28 2014]
Son logs in for PC; Azad game [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Mar 21 2014]
Poll-weary PC pushes son forward [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Mar 20 2014]
In India Minister Veerappa Moily okays field tr... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Mar 02 2014]
Moily approves GM field trials [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Feb 28 2014]
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In India Minister Veerappa Moily okays field tr... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Mar 02 2014]
Feb 28 2014, Vishnan Mohan in The Times of India: NEW DELHI: Seed companies and agriculture research institutes can go ahead with scientific field trials of different transgenic varieties of GM crops  which had got clearance from the government's regulatory ...
Modi tax? [Published Times of India Blogs - Jan 31 2014]
BJP’s prime ministerial aspirant Narendra Modi was in Goa in January second week. He took a jibe at former Union environment and forests minister Jayanthi Natarajan – saying there was a “Jayanthi tax” when she was in charge of the ministry. Modi alleged ...
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