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December5, 2016 :  Media Coverage on V National Convention on Millets
                                  [Telugu Print Media]

January 15 - Feb 13, 2016 :  MBF 2016 - Telugu Print Media Coverage
                                  [Telugu Print Media]

February 2, 2016 :  Mana Oori Muchatlu
                                  [Namaste Telangana]

January 15, 2016 :  Millet revolution in drought-hit TS
                                  [The Hans India]

January 15, 2016 :  Introduction of millets in hostels possible
                                  [The Hindu]

January 15, 2016 :  Inauguration of Mobile Biodiversity Festival 2016
                                 Telugu Media Reports
[All Local News Papers]

August 4, 2015 :  Nutrition Security through Millets : PV Satheesh
                                  [Andhra Jyothi]

August 4, 2015 :  Our Millets are Superior
                                  [Eenadu]

August 4, 2015 :  Government should support millets
                                  [Namaste Telangana]

August 4, 2015 :  No need of Quinoa.. Millets are enough
                                  [Saakshi]

August 4, 2015 :  Quinoa craze may land Millet in Peril
                                  [Hindu]

August 4, 2015 :  Millets no less nutritious than quinoa: MINI
                                  [Businessline]

July 15, 2015 :  Millets Commune shows the way for rain-fed farming
                                  [Businessline]

March 18, 2015 :  Banking on Millet Magic
                                  [The Hindu]

February 14, 2015 :  DDS Women Played a Crucial Role in Millet Cultivation
                                  [The Hindu]

January 15, 2015 :  Declare Telangana State a Millet State
                                  [The Hindu]

January 16, 2015 :  Sankranti Mobile Biodiversity Mela @ Medak
                                  [The Hans India]

January 15, 2015 :  Pata Pantala Kotta Jatara
                                  [Eenadu]

January 15, 2015 :  Vaibhavamga Prarambhamaina Patapantala Jatara
                                  [Sakshi]

December, 2014 :  Chinta Teerchedi Chirudhanyale
                                  [Sakshi]

January 19, 2014 :  Torch bearers for millet seed security
                                  [The Hindu]

January 17, 2014 :  Medak to be pitch-forked on national map soon
                                  [The Hindu]

November 22, 2013 :  Eleven Year Old Indian Girl's films on agriculture to be screened in Senegalese Seed Fair
                                  [The Times of India]

November 22, 2013 :  Active Policy Attention for Farmers Stressed
                                  [The Hans India]

November 22, 2013 :  International Year of Family Farming
                                  [The Hindu]

October 27, 2013 :  Govenment urged to procure grain directly from farmers
                                  [The Hindu]

February 14, 2013 :  Fears over NIMZ harming traditional farming system
                                  [The Hindu]

February 14, 2013 :  Mobile biodiversity fest ends on a colourful note
                                  [The Hans India]

February 14, 2013 :  Traditional Farming is appreciated
                                  [Eenadu]

February 14, 2013 :  Overcome Malnutrition through Millets
                                  [Andhra Bhoomi]

February 14, 2013 :  Should Protect our Biodiversity
                                  [Andhra Jyoti]

February 14, 2013 :  Millets are solution for Better Health
                                  [Namaste Telanagana]

February 14, 2013 :  DDS Women's Struggle is Laudable in conserving biodiversity
                                  [Vaarta]

February 14, 2013 :  Millets - Profitable for Small Farmers
                                  [Sakshi]

February 14, 2013 :  We will protect and develop biodiversity
                                  [Visalandhra]

January 16, 2013 :  Zaheerabad to be recognized as biodiversity heritage site soon
                                  [The Hindu]

January 16, 2013 :  Mobile Biodiversity Fest Opens
                                  [The Hans India]

January 16, 2013 :   This is Biodiverse Rich Area
                                        [Eenadu]

January 16, 2013 :  DDS Villages are First ever Biodiversity Heritage Sites in India
                                        [Andhra Bhoomi]

January 16, 2013 :  DDS Villages drive towards recognition of biodiversity heritage site
                                  [Andhra Jyothi]

January 16, 2013 :   Zaheerabad is Centre for protection of biodiversity
                                  [Andhra Prabha]

January 16, 2013 :   Grand Inauguration of 14th Biodiversity Festival
                                  [Namaste Telangana]

January 16, 2013 :  Grand Inaguration of 14th Biodiversity Festival and Oat for protection of biodiversity
                                  [Sakshi]

January 16, 2013 :   Zaheerabad has been declared as first ever biodiverse site of India
                                  [Vaarta]

January 16, 2013 :  
                                  [Vaarta]

January 16, 2013 :  Awareness on Millets
                                  [Vishalandhra]

November 24, 2012 :  Nation-wide campaign for promotion of millets
                                  [Business Line]

November 16, 2012 :  Call to follow Gandhian Principles
                                  [The Hindu]

October 10, 2012 :  11 year-old Mayuri from poor Dalit family gains international acclaim as filmmaker
                                  [NDTV]

October 20, 2012 :  Conserve Biodivesity with People's Movement Only
                            [Andhra Jyothi]

October, 2012 :   Media Reports on DDS initiatives during COP 11
                            [All Print Media]

August 31, 2012 :  Contaminating Millets
                               [Down to Earth]

June 12, 2012 :  Millet Man
                            [The Hindu]

June, 2012 :  A Blow to Voices of the Poor
                            [UNESCO]

June, 2012 :  Poverty Alleviation
                            [Leisa India]

May 21, 2012 :  Transgenic Crops are toxic, unsafe
                            [Deccan Chronicle]

May 18, 2012 :  Row Over Declaring Medak Villages as Biodiversity Sites
                            [The Hindu]

May 14, 2012 :  Knocking the air out of a community's lungs
                            [Mid-day.com]

April 27, 2012 :  Biodiversity summit should deliberate upon local issues,                             say experts
                            [The Hans India]

April 27, 2012 :  Biodiversity Meet: Key role for local groups
                           [The Hindu]

April 27, 2012 :  NGOs call for social control of biotech
                           [Business Line]

April 10, 2012 :  SAGE makes light of Bt Cotton success claims
                           [The Hindu]

April 10, 2012 :  Bt Cotton an Economic Disaster: DDS
                           [The Hans India]

April 10, 2012 :  GM Crops have Impaired Soil, Say Activists
                           [Deccan Chronicle]

April 10, 2012 :  Bt Cotton has done little to increase yields: SAGE
                           [Business Line]

March 9, 2012 :  Dalit women's memo to CM on biodiversity
                           [The Hans India]

March 9, 2012 :  Women ryots seek State recognition
                           [The Hindu]

March, 2012 :  Bt is a Global Pest
                           [Civil Society Magazine]

Feburary 17 2012 :  Patapantalu - Kotta Viplavam
                           [Sakshi]

January 24, 2012 :  Powerhouse on Your Plate
                           [The Hindu]

January 23, 2012 :  SAGE Opposes GM Crops
                           [The Hindu]

January 22, 2012 :  A Bumpy Ride for Land Buyers
                           [Business Line]

January 15, 2012 :  Fest to revive forgotten crops begins in AP
                           [Deccan Herald]

January 15, 2012 :  Biodiversity Festival Begins on a Colourful Note
                                   [The Hindu]

January 13, 2012 :  Mobile Bio-diversity Festival from Today
                                   [The Hindu]

January 08, 2012 :  A Rural Radio Revolution
                                   [Indian Express]

December 18, 2011 :  Millet Crops on their way out, say experts
                                   [The Hindu]

December 16, 2011 :  Unhealthy Approach Hits Millet
                                    [The New Indian Express]

December 16, 2011 :  Farmers Ask States to Back Millet Farming
                                    [Economic Times]

December 16, 2011 :  Unhealthy Approach Hits Millets
                                    [IBN Live]

December 15, 2011 :  Convention on Millets Closes with a Ringing Declaration
                                    [Orissadiary.com]

December 14, 2011 :  Farmers give a colourful welcome to the Eastern India Convention
                                    [Orissadiary.com]

December 13, 2011 :  Magic of Millets
                                    [Deccan Herald]

December 9, 2011 :  Millet Group Demands local sourcing clause in Food Security Bill
                                    [Business Line]

December 1, 2011 :  Millet body for local procurement clause in Food Security Bill
                                    [Business Standard]

December 1, 2011 :  Add Millets in Government Meal Schemes
                                    [IBN Live]

November 23, 2011 :  Millets body launches Take Voices Campaign seeking inclusion in Food Bill
                                    [FnBnews.com]

November 23, 2011 :  Making Waves
                                    [Deccan Herald]

October 29, 2011 :  Hyd-based DDS seeks to aggressively promote millets cultivation pan-India
                                    [FnBnews.com]

October 24, 2011 :  Dharwad Declaration Calls for Millets in PDS
                                    [Business Standard]

October 21, 2011 :  UAS, Dharwad, Formulates Declaration for inclusion of
                                millets into PDS

                                [FnB News.com]

October 19, 2011 :  Introduce Millets in PDS, demand growers
                                [The Hindu]

October 19, 2011 :  Introduction of Millet in Public Distribution System Demanded
                                [The New Indian Express]

October 19, 2011 :  Do not belittle importance of millets
                                [Deccan Herald]

October 17, 2011 :  UAS to create awareness on millet cultivation
                                  [The Hindu]

October 17, 2011 :  Millets alone can provide food security to nation
                                  [Deccan Herald]

October 16, 2011 :  Connecting people and traditions
                                  [The Hindu]

September 25, 2011 :  IFRC Hails Food Sovereignty of DDS Communities
                                      [The Hindu]

September 24, 2011 :  Telugu media reports on Community Conquers Hunger Film
                                      [Telugu Reports]

August 28, 2011 :  Declare Mysore a GMO Free City
                                [The Hindu]

August 28, 2011 :  Mayor Vows to Announce Mysore a GMO Free City
                                [The New Indian Express]

August 28, 2011 :  Mayor Vows to Announce Mysore a GMO Free City
                                [The New Indian Express]

August, 2011 :  Medak Awaits Biodiversity Tag
                          [Civil Society Magazine]

August, 2011 :  What a Girl Wants
                          [Outlook Magazine]

August 3, 2011 :  Honour for Sangham Radio
                            [The Hindu]

August 3, 2011 :  DDS Community Media Trust got Award
                            [Andhra Jyothi]

August 1, 2011 :  Call to boycott Aadhaar
                            [The Hindu]

August 1, 2011 :  Aadhaar against citizens rights
                            [The Times of India]

August 1, 2011 :  More Dangers in future with Aadhaar Card
                            [Eenadui]

August 1, 2011 :  Government Permission is Necessary for Cultivation of GM Crops
                            [Andhra Jyothi]

August 1, 2011 :   Campaign Against Aadhaar Card
                            [Vaarta]

August 1, 2011 :  Call to Boycott Aadhaar
                            [Andhra Jyothi]

August 1, 2011 :  No Privacy with Aadhaar Card
                            [Praja Sakti]

August 1, 2011 :  People are insecure with Aadhaar Card
                            [Namaste Telangana]

July 31, 2011 :  Aadhaar means people
                            [Andhra Jyothi]

July 31, 2011 :  CIA on Aadhaar
                            [Andhra Jyothi]

July 10, 2011 :  Earth Mothers Nurture Biodiversity
                          [The Times of India]

June 24, 2011 :  Needed: A Biotech Regulator
                            [Financial Express]

June 23, 2011 :  Focus on Maize upsets millet group
                            [Business Line]

June 23, 2011 :  State urged to give subsidy to millets
                            [The Hindu]

June 23, 2011 :  Millet body seeks higher subsidy
                            [Business Standard]

June 23, 2011 :  AP Govt warned over sops to maize farming
                            [The Pioneer]

June 18, 2011 :  Sage seeks national debate on GE crops
                            [The Hindu]

June 15, 2011 :  Provide incentives to millet growers, say farmers
                            [Business Standard]

June 15, 2011 :  Millet cultivation more viable than commercial crops
                            [Business Line]

June 14, 2011 :  Govt Urged to promote millet cultivation
                            [The Times of India]

June 14, 2011 :  Dharwad to host millet food festival from today
                            [The Hindu]

May 19, 2011 :  GREED Revolution?
                            [The Open Democacy]

May 18, 2011 :  Sisters are doing it for themselves
                            [The Docklands News, London]

May 17, 2011 :  It's the little red envelope that makes a huge difference
                            [Southport News, UK]

May 16, 2011 :  India's Poorest Women are Growing a Quiet Revolution Seeds of Hope
                            [Sunday Herald, Scotland]

May 16, 2011 :  Women have achieved simply by being given
                            [Eastern Daily Press, London]

May 14, 2011 :  Women are sowing the seeds of a better life
                            [Eastern Daily Press, London]

May 14, 2011 :  Sisters are doing it for themselves
                            [East Angilian Daily Times, London]

May 13, 2011 :  Women land on their own two feet
                           [Church Times, London]

April 10, 2011 :  Farmers Oppose Bt Cotton
                                 [The Hindu, AP]

April 10, 2011 :  GE Tech - Debate Demanded
                                 [Parikabhavana, Mysore]

April 12, 2011 :  Growing Support for Organic Farming
                                 [The Hindu, Karnataka]

April 9, 2011 :  Plea to make State GM Free
                                 [The Hindu, AP]

April 9, 2011 :  SAGE urges TN to become GM-free
                                 [Deccan Chronicle, Chennai]

April 9, 2011 :  Free rice scheme will hit food security in TN
                                 [Indian Express, Chennai]

April 9, 2011 :  Farmers Facing Heavy Losses with BT Seeds
                                 [Andhra Prabha]

April 9, 2011 :  Soil will ______
                                 [Vishalandhra]

April 9, 2011 :  BAN BT Seeds: Deccan Society
                                 [Sakshi]

April 9, 2011 :  Ban Genetically Modified Crops
                                 [Vaartha]

April 9, 2011 :  Ban Genetically Modified Crops - Demand women farmers in Medak District
                                 [Andhra Jyothi]

April 9 2011 :  Debate on Bt Cotton Sought
                                 [TOI, Mysore]

April 9 2011 :  BRAI Bill -- "PUT on HOLD"
                                 [Andolana, Mysore]

April 9 2011 :  GE has fooled the Scientists
                                 [Prajanudi, Mysore]

April 9 2011 :  Distribute quality cotton seeds
                                 [Prajavani, Mysore]

April 8, 2011 :  Forum urges for Bill on Biotechnology Regulatory Authority
                                 [Express News Service, Mysore]

March 28, 2011 :  Genetic Engineering Law should protect Indian Society: Judges
                                 [The Hindu]

March 28, 2011 :  Farmers from Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Andhra narrate bitter Bt Cotton tales
                                 [DNA]

March 9, 2011 :  10 Year Old Girl Makes Docu Film on Eco Farming
                                 [Indian Express]

March 9, 2011 :  10 Year Old Girl Makes Docu Film on Eco Farming
                                 [Indian Express]

March 9, 2011 :  Another Mira Nair in the Making
                                 [The Hindu]

March 9, 2011 :  For this 10-yr-old, Making Films is no Child's Play
                                 [Deccan Herald]

March 9, 2011 :  Wonderful Mayuri
                                 [Sakshi]

March 9, 2011 :  Child's Documentary on Agriculture
                                 [Eenadu]

March 9, 2011 :  Financially Poor Mayuri Made a Documentary Film
                                 [Vaartha]

March 9, 2011 :  Documentaries of Mayuri
                                 [Andhra Jyothi]

March 9, 2011 :  Mayuri's Skills are Excellent
                                 [Andhra Bhoomi]

February 6, 2011 :  Anti-GMO Campaign Gaining Ground in US
                                 [Business Line]

February 6, 2011 :  Discussion of GM Crops
                                 [Deccan Herald]

February 5, 2011 :  Moratorium on GM crops sought
                                 [The Hindu]

February 5, 2011 :  Wide Debate Needed on Genetic Engineering Crops
                                 [Hyderabad Circle]

February 5, 2011 :  GM Crops are Very Dangerous
                                 [Andhra Bhoomi]

February 5, 2011 :  More Difficulties with GM Crops
                                 [Sakshi]

February 5, 2011 :  What should be eaten by the people should be decided by experts and not by people
                                 [Visalandhra]

February 1, 2011 :  Save Water, Include Millets in PDS
                                 [Bussiness Line]

February 1, 2011 :  Initiatives to Promote Millet
                                 [The Hindu]

January 31, 2011 :  Need to Overhaul PDS Stressed
                                 [The Hindu]

January 17, 2011 :  Poor Man's Staple Diet is Rich Man's Fare Now
                                 [Siasat]

January 15, 2011 :  'Patapantala Panduga' Celebrated
                                 [The Hindu]

January 14, 2011 :  Mobile Biodiversity Festival from Jauary 14
                                 [Siasat]

December 27, 2010 :  Study on Millet-based Food for Children
                                    [The Hindu]

December 16, 2010 :  Farming Lessons for Generations
                                    [The Hindu]

November 28, 2010 :  Rural Women Spool Thought-provoking Works
                                    [The Hindu]

November, 2010 :  Scene Changed
                                    [Eenadu]

September, 2010 :  Crops of Truth
                                    [New Internationalist Magazine]

July 30, 2010 :  Meeting Rejects Biotechnology Bill
                           [The Hindu]

July 30, 2010 :  Biotech Regulation Bill Could Damage Agriculture, Ecology
                           [Business Line]

July 30, 2010 :  SAGE for Withdrawal of Biotech Bill
                           [Business Standard]

July 30, 2010 :  SAGE & NALSAR Demands withdrawal of TRAI
                           [Eenadu]

July 30, 2010 :  NALSAR Declaration Demands withdrawal of TRAI
                           [Surya]

July 30, 2010 :  NALSAR Declaration Rejects TRAI
                           [Andhra Prabha]

July 30, 2010 :   NALSAR Declaration Demands withdrawal of TRAI
                           [Visalandhra]

Feb 16, 2010 :   Bt Crops are Dangerous - Dr Shiv Chopra
                           [Eenadu]

Feb 16, 2010 :   Third Party Mechanism Mooted on Testing GM Food
                           [Business Line]

January 21, 2010 :  Bt Brinjal is a symbol of death
                                [D-Sector.org]


December 23 2009: We Have The Power To Heal The Planet

August 21, 2009 : Centre urged to include millets in food security Act
                              [Financial Express]

August 19, 2009 : Millet Network plans to form advocacy groups
                              [Business Line]

August 19, 2009 : The magic of millet in a drought-prone country

August 19, 2009 : Andhra Jyothi

August 19, 2009 : Sakshi

August 19, 2009 : Andhra Prabha

August 19, 2009 : Surya

July 15th, 2009 : Sky is not the limit
                              [Hindustan Times]

June 1, 2009 : Centre to promote millets in Dharwad
                              [Times of India]

May 2009 : DDS Sangham Radio
                    [Media Development]

May 26, 2009 : Radio boost for marginalised women
                              [BBC India Business Report]

May 27, 2009 : Surya News Paper

March 19, 2009 : Good food, Indian-style
                              [India Together]

March 17, 2009 : Women Farmers Ready to Beat Climate Changed
                              [Environment India]

2009 : Women of Pastapur - by Alfonso Gumucio-Dagron
              [Communication for Social Change Consortium]

March 09, 2009 : Savour Brinjals, but not the GM Variety
                              [The Hindu]

March 09, 2009 : Andhra Jyothi

March 09, 2009 : Sakshi

March 09, 2009 : Eenadu

February 10, 2009 : Pit Stop... Good Food Alert
                              [Times of India]

2009 : Sangham Radio
        [Ek Duniya Anek Awaz]

January 29, 2009 : Indian farm practices impress South African farmers
                              [The Hindu]


January 27, 2009 : South African farmers touring villages in South
                              [The Hindu]

January 26, 2009 : Avoid GM seeds, farmers told
                              [Express News Service]

January 26, 2009 : S Africans take home organic farming tips


  • January 22, 2009 : SA farmers in India to learn about organic farming
                                  [Times of India - Thiruvanthapuram]


  • January 21, 2009 : SA farmers learn from state counterparts
                                  [Times of India - Bengalooru]


  • November 1, 2008 : Indian agriculture is being directed by US interests
    October 19, 2008 : When a thousand voices boomed in Andhra town
    Aug 13, 2008 : PIL: Prohibit Release of Harmful GM Seeds
                                  [Times of India]
    May 3, 2008 : New System Throws Up Some Food For Thought
                                  [Outlook]

    January 17, 2008 :  Mobile Biodiversity Festival 2008
                                  [The Hindu ]

    January 5, 2008   : Voice of the People
                                  [Frontline]

    December 7, 2007 :  NGOs oppose bio-fuel crops
                                  [The Siasat Daily]

    December 7, 2007 :  NGOs oppose bio-fuel crops
                                  [The Hindu]

    December 7, 2007 :  NGOs oppose bio-fuel crops
                                  [Vaartha]

    December 7, 2007 :  Community effort springs life into orphan crops
                                  [The FinancialExpress]

    December 7, 2007 :   - Govt urged not to fund bio-fuel programmes
                                  [The Hindu ]

    December 7, 2007 :   Biofuel production is not climate friendly
                                  [The Financial Express ]

    October 9, 2006 :   Story On Women Of Zaheerabad Take On Monsanto Wins Laurel
                                  [Global Research.ca]