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The Western Railway (WR) on Sunday said that it has stopped issuing licences to its staff members to cultivate on farms along the railway tracks in the city.(HT File)

No cultivation on railway land, WR tells staff

Mumbai | By Aroosa Ahmed
PUBLISHED ON MAY 06, 2019 02:49 AM IST
The development comes a week after the Bombay high court (HC) directed the railways to not use sewage water to grow vegetables on land along the tracks.
Members of the Coalition for a GM-Free India, a group of farm organisations, claimed on Thursday that brinjal samples from a Fatehabad farm have tested positive for Bt protein.(HT Photo)
Members of the Coalition for a GM-Free India, a group of farm organisations, claimed on Thursday that brinjal samples from a Fatehabad farm have tested positive for Bt protein.(HT Photo)

Farmers allege illegal Bt brinjal cultivation in Haryana

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 26, 2019 10:02 AM IST
The coalition demanded that the government immediately ascertain the extent of illegal Bt brinjal cultivation, take deterrent action against seed suppliers involved and destroy all Bt brinjal plots to prevent contamination.
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