India: GM science caught between faith and denial

| January 24, 2013 |

The following is an excerpt.

The debate surrounding genetically modified or GM foods never seems to end. What we are witnessing in India is a highly polarised and no-holds-barred public discourse. The ball was set rolling by the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh himself with his famous comment about anti-GM protests being funded by foreign NGOs. The same sentiment had earlier been voiced by his deputy in the Planning Commission, Montek Singh Ahluwalia, as revealed in cables leaked by Wikileaks.

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