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
quintal.