Last Updated: Tuesday, January 17, 2012, 12:31
The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the private sugar mill owners in Uttar Pradesh to clear the dues of sugarcane growers.
Last Updated: Monday, January 09, 2012, 14:10
Deputy SP Jyoti Kshirsagar said a case has been registered and a manhunt has been launched to nab the accused.
Last Updated: Sunday, December 04, 2011, 20:32
Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Sunday announced an increase of Rs 11 per quintal in the State Advised Price (SAP) of sugarcane for all varieties for the current season.
Last Updated: Friday, November 25, 2011, 13:58
Sugarcane growers, however, said it could be achieved only if the administration ensured irrigation facilities.
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 23, 2011, 13:10
Under the scheme, farmers taking up drip irrigation will get a 100 per cent subsidy from the government for installation of necessary infrastructure.
Last Updated: Friday, November 11, 2011, 19:15
The logjam over sugarcane prices between Maharashtra Government and sugarcane farmers, Friday, was broken following an agreement between the government and farmers over the pricing of cane.
Last Updated: Thursday, November 10, 2011, 22:52
The talks to resolve the sugarcane
price hike issue remained inconclusive on Thursday.
Last Updated: Thursday, November 10, 2011, 12:49
Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Thursday met Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan here in the backdrop of protests by sugarcane farmers demanding a
higher price for their produce.
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 08, 2011, 22:40
The fast undertaken by MP Raju Shetty at Baramati, the home town of union
minister Sharad Pawar, demanding hike in sugarcane procurement prices.
Last Updated: Thursday, October 27, 2011, 19:28
The apex industry body for private sugar mills, ISMA, has urged the government to immediately allow exports of at least 20 lakh tonnes of the sweetener to improve their cash flows for making payment to cane farmers.
Last Updated: Wednesday, September 07, 2011, 16:48
In view of rising production costs, the Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices (CACP) has recommended a 17.25 percent increase in the fair and remunerative price (FRP) for sugarcane to Rs 170 per quintal for the 2012-13 sugar year (October-September).
Last Updated: Monday, April 18, 2011, 14:11
Sugarcane reflects sunlight back into space and "exhales" cooler water.
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