April 02, 2020 10:23 pm
Concerned over their safety, labourers have started leaving their places of work while in some mills in western Maharashtra had gone on a strike
March 14, 2019 3:17 am
For the first time, Uttar Pradesh is set to surpass Maharashtra in both production and sugar recovery this season.
June 08, 2018 8:33 am
Government should allow market forces, mutual interest between miller and farmer, to decide
April 09, 2018 12:16 am
The current rush among farmers to grow sugarcane, cereals is a reflection of falling returns from other crops
January 25, 2018 2:11 am
UP mills have in the current 2017-18 sugar season (October-September), as on Wednesday, bought cane worth Rs 15,481.73 crore at the state advised price (SAP) of Rs 315 per quintal for normal and Rs 325 per quintal for early-maturing varieties.
April 15, 2016 6:04 am
It is a convenient whipping boy, even though it consumes less water on a per-day basis than other crops, and even less for every unit weight of biomass produced.
November 05, 2015 4:59 pm
Akhilesh Yadav’s govt will find granting even a token increase in state advised price difficult, despite assembly elections just over a year away.
September 10, 2015 7:19 am
Growers see more value in supplying for cattle than mills.
September 01, 2015 1:49 am
The ban could be extended to some districts of North Maharashtra and Western Maharashtra, which too are facing a water crisis.
April 30, 2015 12:59 pm
Farmers across India are planting more sugarcane despite payment arrears crossing Rs20,000 crore.