Cane price row: UP mills threaten to shut operations in 2014-15

Sugar mills in India`s top cane producing state of Uttar Pradesh will not crush cane in the new season starting in October, the state`s mills association said on Tuesday, as they will not be able to pay high state-set cane price to farmers.

ISMA insists prices should be viable for sugar mills to start

Apex sugar industry body ISMA Thursday called the tax sops offered by the Uttar Pradesh government insufficient and said mills won't start operations until the state fixes reasonable cane prices or links them to market rates.

UP: BJP to launch campaign against FDI, cane prices

BJP on Tuesday said that on the occasion of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee`s birthday on December 25, the party would launch a statewide campaign against FDI in retail and state advisory price of sugar cane.

UP Assembly question hour suspended

The question hour in Uttar Pradesh Assembly was Monday suspended following an uproar by BSP and BJP members over law and order situation.