Govt open to extending export subsidy to UP sugar mills: Paswan

Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan made it clear to mill owners that threats are not the right way to solve problems because farmers have other options and they do not have.

Centre calls meeting to resolve UP sugar mills issue on Aug 14

With sugar mills in Uttar Pradesh threatening to shut down operations due to high state-set cane prices, the Centre has called a meeting on August 14 to resolve the issue.

SC gives go-ahead to divestment in UP sugar mills

The Supreme Court on Friday gave the go-ahead to disinvestment in 11 sugar mills owned by the UP government, but subjected the outcome to its final judgement.

UP sugar mills start crushing; offer Rs 190-195/qtl for cane

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.

UP sugar mills have to pay more than state govt rate: Pawar

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