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Oct 13, 2018
Marathwada faces acute water scarcity, farm distress; farmers, local activists ask govt to declare droughtThe Marathwada region of Maharashtra may face severe drought conditions in the coming months, due to a 37 percent deficit in the monsoon.
Oct 12, 2018
Narendra Modi reviews oil and gas production profile of ONGC, OIL; Dharmendra Pradhan also present at meetingNarendra Modi on Friday reviewed the oil and gas production profile of state-owned ONGC and OIL over the near to medium term to assess how his target to cut oil imports by 10 percent would be met.
Oct 02, 2018
Farmers protesting in Delhi seek loan waivers, payment of sugarcane dues, fuel price cuts: A look at their demandsThe farmers list of demands include unconditional loan waivers, clearing of dues by sugar mills, higher prices for crops, free electricity for farms and a cut in diesel prices.
Sep 19, 2018
Cabinet defers Rs 4,500 cr sugar package; proposal may come up next weekThe Union Cabinet did not consider on Wednesday Rs 4,500 crore plan to more than double the production assistance paid to sugarcane farmers and transport subsidy to sugar exporting mills
Aug 27, 2018
Govt receives 150 proposals from sugar mills to build ethanol capacity, says food ministry officialIn June, the government had announced a soft loan of Rs 4,440 crore to mills for creating ethanol capacity and also promised to bear an interest subvention of Rs 1,332 crore over a period of five years including moratorium period of one year
Jul 31, 2018
Sugarcane arrears to farmers down to Rs 16,600 cr from peak of Rs 23,232 cr in May-end, says govtSugarcane arrears to farmers have come down due to various measures were taken by the government to help the sugar industry, Parliament was informed on Tuesday
Jul 27, 2018
Government allows ethanol-making directly from sugarcane juice, B-molassesSo far, sugar mills were allowed to manufacture ethanol from by-product called C-molasses, after sugar was taken out while processing raw cane juice
Jul 23, 2018
Research on agrarian distress is inadequate; we need some proper indicator, says Ramesh Chand of NITI AayogMost researchers are arriving at this conclusion of agrarian distress by citing farmers suicides. We are just using this emotional indicator, says Ramesh Chand of NITI Aayog
Jul 20, 2018
Panicky government rains sops on sugarcane farmers, risks turning industry diabeticPolitical meddling in the pricing of sugarcane has made the sugar economy unsteady.
Jul 18, 2018
Govt hikes sugarcane price by Rs 20 per quintal to Rs 275 for the next marketing year starting OctoberThe Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices (CACP) had recommended Rs 20 per quintal hike in the FRP of sugarcane at Rs 275 per quintal for the next season