Over one third of sugar mills in
Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday started crushing cane offering Rs 190-195 a quintal, thus making a headway in the month-long row with
farmers over "low" price that had set off a political storm.
With sugarcane farmers on the
warpath in UP against the State Advised Price for their
produce, the Centre has said sugar mills in the state will
have to pay more than the announced rate of Rs 160-170 a