Sugar prices, withdrawal of MPs quota spark anger in Rajya Sabha

The high prices of sugar and the withdrawal of a quota for MPs in central schools sparked anger among opposition members in the Rajya Sabha Friday but failed to move the government.

BJP stages walkout in Rajasthan Assembly

Opposition BJP on Thursday staged a walkout in the Rajasthan Assembly alleging that the state government has failed to provide sugar through public distribution system to BPL families in last one year.

Govt announces more steps to bring sugar prices down

The Government announced more measures to clamp down on hoarders and cartels by further extending the state`s control over stockists till September, besides asking millers to release the commodity every week.

Sugar released for February is adequate, says govt

The 1.79 million tonnes of sugar released for next month was adequate to meet the internal demand for the period, the government said on Friday.

Pawar blames UP for high sugar prices; Maya retaliates

The Centre on Monday blamed the UP government for the high retail prices of sugar, but it
could not say by when the prices would cool down.

Mayawati slams Pawar for blaming UP over sugar price hike

Reacting sharply to Union
Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar`s statement blaming UP for hike in sugar prices, CM Mayawati on Monday said it was "most irresponsible and
insensitive" comment made by a responsible minister.

Pawar statement on sugar prices irresponsible: BJP

The BJP on Monday termed Union Agriculture
Minister Sharad Pawar`s recent statement that sugar prices
would be high for the next three years as `irresponsible`.

Ensure adequate supply of sugar: Sonia to Pawar

Sonia Gandhi today asked Sharad Pawar to ensure adequate availability of sugar in the country.

The bitter pill: Sugar prices may go up, says Pawar

In a bitter development, the government has said that sugar production in the country might reduce significantly, which might send the prices upwards.