Drip irrigation to be promoted among Maharashtra sugarcane farmers

Maharashtra's sugarcane farmers will be asked to strictly use drip irrigation by this year end in order to tide over severe drought that has hit many parts of the state, Water Resources Minister Girish Mahajan said.

Sharad Pawar asks PM to help sugarcane farmers, milk suppliers

 Extending his party's support to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's development agenda, NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Saturday urged him to come up with ways to increase the export of sugar.

SC dismisses banks' plea on recovering dues from cane farmers

The Supreme Court has dismissed the pleas of State Bank of India and Punjab National Bank which had challenged an Allahabad High Court order directing sugar mills in Uttar Pradesh to sell the sugar stock to reclaim their dues from farmers.

Akhilesh Yadav blames Centre for bad condition of UP sugar mills

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday blamed the Centre for pitiable condition of sugar mills in the state.

Take immediate steps to pay sugarcane farmers` dues: HC to UP

The Allahabad High Court on Wednesday asked the Uttar Pradesh government to take "immediate steps" to pay the outstanding dues to sugarcane farmers of the state by the sugar mills.

UP sugar cane farmers launch agitation

Sugarcane growers on Friday launched protest here over suicide case of a farmer while demanding immediate starting of crushing private mills and compensation to the farmer.

Sugar decontrol buzz gains momentum!

The Union Cabinet is likely to consider the long-standing sugar decontrol proposal this week. But, can the government bite the bullet on an issue which is politically contentious and dear to sugarcane farmers in the heartland?

Centre can impose President`s rule in UP: SC bar council chief

Attacking UP govt over pending dues of sugarcane farmers, SC Bar Association said Centre can impose President`s Rule in the state.

Sugarcane farmers` agitation enters ninth day

The agitation by sugarcane growers in parts of Maharashtra entered into ninth day on Thursday.

Sugarcane farmers clash with police in Maharashtra

Fresh violence broke out in the Kolhapur district of Maharashtra on Wednesday.

Jaya announces scheme for sugarcane farmers

Under the scheme, farmers taking up drip irrigation will get a 100 per cent subsidy from the government for installation of necessary infrastructure.

Raj writes to Maha CM, demands Rs 2200 for sugarcane farmers

Pointing at a discrimination in sugarcane prices paid
to the farmers and the labourers, Raj said the state
Government to take immediate action for equal pay.

Ajit threatens fresh agitation by sugarcane farmers

RLD chief Ajit Singh has
threatened fresh agitation by sugarcane farmers in Uttar
Pradesh if the sugar mills fail to offer a uniform price to
them within 10 days.

Ajit Singh to hold panchayat of sugarcane farmers

Even as the Centre decided to
withdraw the sugarcane ordinance, RLD chief Ajit Singh today
said he will hold a panchayat of cane farmers in Shamli on
Monday to discuss the lack of uniformity in prices.

UP farmers gather in New Delhi to protest sugarcane prices

Holding sugarcane stems and shouting slogans, hordes of farmers from Uttar Pradesh arrived in Delhi on Thursday to voice their protest against the new sugarcane pricing policy announced by the central and state governments.