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.

TN: Minister inaugurates sugarcane crushing

Tamil Nadu Higher Education Minister
P Palaniyappan Monday inaugurated the 2011-12 sugarcane crushing season at the Cooperative Sugar Mill in Palacode, 48 km from here.

Sugar mill worker commits suicide; GM booked

An employee of a sugar mill,
who had been staging a sit-in to protest non-payment of salary
since the past year and a half, allegedly committed suicide by
consuming a poisonous substance, police said on Saturday.