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Serious shortage of sugarcane seed next season: Expert

Last Updated: Saturday, August 16, 2014, 19:33

There will be serious shortage of sugarcane seeds in the next season in Tamil Nadu, following erratic monsoon and deficit rain for last three years, a senior official in Sugarcane Breeding Institute here, said on Saturday.

Take tough action against defaulting sugar mills: Centre to UP

Last Updated: Thursday, August 14, 2014, 19:55

The Centre on Thursday asked the Uttar Pradesh government to take "tough action" against defaulting sugar mills if they fail to clear Rs 5,300 crore sugarcane arrear to farmers by next month.

ICRA pegs domestic sugar production at 24MT in 2013-14 marketing year

Last Updated: Monday, August 11, 2014, 22:58

Sugar production in the country is expected to decline to 24 million tonnes (MT) during sugar year 2013-14, due to reduced cane crushing in Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu, a ratings agency said in its latest report.

Govt to take steps to address sugar industry problems

Last Updated: Friday, August 08, 2014, 16:38

Food and Civil Supplies Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said the money would go directly into the accounts of farmers so as to avoid any malpractice by the mills.

Sugar mills owe Rs 9,252 crore to cane farmers as on July 31

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 05, 2014, 17:11

Sugar marketing year runs from October to September.

UP govt issues notices to 52 sugar mills over cane arrears

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 15:24

Sugar marketing year runs from October to September.

Sugarcane price issue: BJP members stage dharna in Assembly

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 22:22

BJP MLAs today staged a dharna in the Assembly demanding action against sugar mill owners for not paying the State Advisory Price of Rs 2,500 per tonne with an additional incentive of Rs 150 to sugarcane farmers.

Narendra Modi to meet ministers today on price rise issues

Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014, 10:57

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold a meeting with his Council of Ministers on Friday to discuss about food prices , situation of monsoon in the country, among other issues.

Sugar production dips 7% till March this year: ISMA

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014, 14:40

The country's sugar production has dropped by 7 percent to 21.5 million tonnes in the first six months of the current marketing year.

Akhilesh Yadav blames Centre for bad condition of UP sugar mills

Last Updated: Thursday, February 20, 2014, 19:56

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

Sugar output down 21% to 85.5 LT so far in 2013-14 marketing year

Last Updated: Thursday, January 16, 2014, 14:26

India's sugar production fell by 21 percent to 85.5 lakh tonnes till January 15 of the current marketing year that started in October on account of delay in crushing operations, according to industry data.

Sugar output slides by 29% till Dec due to delay in crushing

Last Updated: Thursday, January 02, 2014, 18:01

The country's sugar production fell by 29 percent to 57.39 lakh tonnes in the first three months of the 2013-14 season (October-September).