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Sugar mills owe Rs 1,233 cr to cane growers till Aug

Last Updated: Sunday, October 21, 2012, 19:43

According to the Food Ministry data, sugar mills have already paid Rs 49,899 crore till August 31 of 2011-12 marketing year (October-September), while the cane arrears stood at Rs 1,233 crore.

1 million tonne of sugar export allowed; stock limit removed

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 22, 2011, 21:41

The government on Tuesday allowed one million tonnes of sugar export and removed curbs on traders to hold stocks of the sweetener-- a decision the industry said would help improve their cash flow and enable them to make timely payment to cane growers.

UP cane growers stop trains, damage rail tracks

Last Updated: Monday, November 09, 2009, 17:33

Agitated over the sugarcane prices suggested by the government, hundreds of farmers took to the streets Monday, damaged railway tracks, stopped trains, blocked highways and closed shops in parts of western UP, police said.

UP cane growers damage rail tracks, block roads

Last Updated: Monday, November 09, 2009, 12:26

Agitated over relatively low sugarcane prices suggested by the government, hundreds of farmers took to the streets Monday, damaged railway tracks and blocked highways in parts of western Uttar Pradesh, police said.