Farmers’ suicide on rise in Bengal; parties blame each other

by Manogya Loiwal January 04, 2012 http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/farmers-suicide-in-west-bengal-political-parties-blame-game/1/167132.html Farmers’ suicides have come back to haunt the West Bengal government. Unable to handle the rising inflation, several farmers have committed suicide...
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Woman files class action lawsuit against Frito-Lay for marketing genetically-modified snacks as ‘all natural’

January 05, 2012 by Jonathan Benson, staff writer http://www.naturalnews.com/034576_Frito-Lay_GMO_class_action_lawsuit.html#ixzz1ivjmEgp5 (NaturalNews) Many major food manufacturers have been on a kick to jump on the “all natural” bandwagon, with all sorts...
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Bt or Not to Bt? Risk and Uncertainty Considerations in Technology Assessment

http://www.igidr.ac.in/pdf/publication/WP-2012-001.pdf Srijit Mishra & Sarthak Gaurav IGIDR The acreage under the transgenic Bt cotton seeds in India has risen significantly since its legalization in the year 2002. Discussions on...
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Watch Rytu Swarajya Vedhika and TV9 Round Table on Youtube-updated

Part 1 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ycpcnOgn1KY&feature=relmfu Part 1 contd http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_FoQ5fdkSMc&feature=related Part 2 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BMdt7RMvMHY&feature=relmfu Part 2 contd http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yPOkZUm8jbE&feature=related Part 3 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rooGvDSIPhc&feature=related Part 4 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O_fj-ck2YYA&feature=related Part 5 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vfWeGmeNLng&feature=related Part 6 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qOnxyKCAdik&feature=related Part 7 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yen9K55f1_o&feature=related...
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Watch discussion on ‘Farmers suicides and Way forward’ on TV9 from 10.00 am to 1.00 pm on sunday 8th January

Watch discussion on Farmers Suicides and Way forward on TV9 from 10.00 am to 1.00 pm live from Jubilee hall, Hyderabad on this sunday 8th January.  Participants include leaders...
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