With a few Haryana farmers symbolically defying a government restriction against sowing banned HT Bt Cotton in Hisar, and the government determined to curb its spread, The Indian Express explains the complex problem and arguments that both the sides present.
The committee had held a meeting with Principal Secretary of Haryana Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Backward Classes Department, Neerja Sekhar, on May 21 regarding a CAG report, which had also pointed suspected fraudulent payment of scholarships.
Seeking to give a boost to the horticulture activities, the state government has increased its budget for the sector for the 2019-20 fiscal year to Rs 523 crore, more than double of Rs 210 crore in 2014-15.
The FIR was lodged on May 22 on the complaint of the Aarcity Regency Park Apartment Buyers Welfare Association, which has accused the directors and promoters of M/s Aarcity Builders Private Limited (ABPL) and Hisar Real Estate Private Limited (HREPL) of cheating.
Government officials says that maize is the ultimate solution to replace paddy in Haryana and has various strengths such as many fold water saving, increase wheat yield, suitable for conservation and less chemical input in maize farming.
JJP contested on seven seats and its ally AAP on remaining three. While JJP remained on third position in three constituencies, fourth position in three and fifth position in one constituency; AAP finished fourth in one constituency and finished on fifth position in two.
The Sainis, who have grown brinjal on three kanals (less than half-an-acre) of rented land, are at the centre of a brewing storm over the “use of Bt brinjal” or other genetically modified crop in Haryana.
Villagers here disclosed that BJP supporters especially from backward communities were voting silently. At the polling booths, many women said they struggled to find the election symbol of their favourite candidates because of long veil covering their face.
With around 4,000 voters, Jatwar is the biggest village of Ambala district. Villagers here say it will be a tough contest between Congress’s Kumari Selja, a Rajya Sabha MP, and BJP MP Rattan Lal Kataria in the Lok Sabha constituency.