CCI approves reorganisation of Motherson Group

27 May 2021

Govt proposes ban on 27 pesticides; industry terms it as anti-generics move

20 May 2020

Indofil acquires majority stake in Italy's Agrowin Biosciences

04 Apr 2019

UPL acquires Arysta in a $4.2-bn all-cash deal

21 Jul 2018

Bayer to phase out Monsanto brand name post closing of deal on 7 June

04 Jun 2018

German agro-chemicals giant Bayer AG plans to complete the acquisition of Monsanto on 7 June, becoming its sole shareholder in a blockbuster $66-billion deal

Rinsing apples in water not effective in removing pesticide residue: Study

31 Oct 2017

Spurious pesticides kill 30 farmers, poison 600 in Maharashtra: report

14 Oct 2017

Muzzafarpur deaths caused by pesticides, not lychee: study

27 Jul 2017

California to list glyphosate as cancer-causing

27 Jun 2017

Bayer to sell Liberty herbicide and Liberty Link-branded seeds businesses

09 May 2017

Syngenta shareholders approve ChemChina’s $43-bn takeover offer

05 May 2017

ChemChina today said it received 80.7 per cent of shares in favour of the deal, which is higher than the minimum acceptance of 67 per cent needed for the transaction to go through

$43-bn ChemChina-Syngenta merger approved by China; Indian nod awaited

13 Apr 2017

The deal, which has now been approved by regulators from 19 countries including the European Commission, has yet to get the nod from the Indian regulator

US regulator grants conditional approval to $43-bn ChemChina-Syngenta merger

05 Apr 2017

The US federal regulator yesterday approved the $43-billion merger between State-owned China National Chemical Corporation (ChemChina) and Switzerland's Syngenta AG on condition that it divest three products

DuPont in asset swap deal with FMC Corp as part of EU regulatory requirement

31 Mar 2017

‘I should get medal’ for helping Monsanto: EPA official

17 Mar 2017

A regulatory official, in charge of evaluating the cancer risk of Monsanto Co’s weed killer Roundup, allegedly bragged that he deserved a medal if he could kill another agency’s investigation into the herbicide’s key chemical

Lawsuit alleges Monsanto staff ghostwrote safety reports

15 Mar 2017

Employees of Monsanto Co ghostwrote supposedly independent scientific reports that US regulators relied on to determine that a chemical in its Roundup weed killer does not cause cancer, those suing the company claimed in court filings

Antibiotic sales for farm use increased 1 per cent in 2015

23 Dec 2016

ChemChina to offer EC more concessions for approving Syngenta acquisition

25 Oct 2016

Many questions unanswered on GM mustard: activists

16 Sep 2016

Bayer buys Monsanto for $66-bn to create a crop sciences giant

14 Sep 2016

The combination is expected to create significant synergies, leading to annual returns of approximately $1.5 billion after the third year, with additional synergies from integrated solutions in future years

Bayer raises offer for Monsanto to $127.50 a share as talks advance

06 Sep 2016

A successful deal would be Bayer's biggest since it paid €17 billion in 2006 to buy German multinational pharmaceutical company Schering AG, and also the largest-ever German takeover of a foreign company

Monsanto secures govt panel nod for GM mustard amidst cotton fiasco

25 Aug 2016

Seed giant Monsanto has received clearance for its genetically modified mustard seed, the first GM food crop developed by the US company in India, amidst an ongoing controversy over its GM cotton seed

Monsanto withdraws application for next-gen GM cotton

25 Aug 2016

The US biotechnology major blamed regulatory uncertainties for its decision to withdraw its application seeking approval for next generation genetically modified cotton seeds amid its royalties battle with the government

US approves $43-bn ChemChina-Syngenta deal

22 Aug 2016

Bayer raises takeover offer for Monsanto to $64 bn

15 Jul 2016

German drug and crop chemical group Bayer AG on Thursday raised its takeover bid for Monsanto Co by $2 billion in order to pressurise the US seed company to engage in talks