The humble brinjal’s Bt moment?

August 1, 2014 0 Comments

Jairam Ramesh August 1, 2014

Between the U.S. approach of permissions and the European one of prohibitions, there lies a middle path based on precautions, the approach India needs to follow on Bt brinjal

Shiv Visvanathan has, in his own inimitable style, called for a wider public debate on genetically modified crops (“Harvest of controversy,” The Hindu, July 29). While doing so, he has drawn attention to the genetically modified brinjal episode and my own role in it — a role that has attracted bouquets and brickbats in equal measure.