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Aug 28, 2018
Allahabad HC order on power firms: Judiciary is finally acknowledging there can’t be exceptions in the fight against NPAsBanks, in coordination with the central government, needs to find a resolution plan to minimise their losses during the power sector loan resolution process. The sector's problems are not just financial woes.
Jul 22, 2018
Modi slams Rahul, boasts about hike in MSP in UP's sugarcane belt; farmers' body calls PM's largesse an eyewashA day after Congress president Rahul Gandhi brought up farmers’ woes in the Parliament, Prime Minister Narendra Modi was in Uttar Pradesh’s sugarcane belt Shahjahanpur, trying to appease the community
Jul 21, 2018
Narendra Modi taunts Opposition at Uttar Pradesh rally, says it 'gave unwanted hug' as it doesn't have reason for 'lack of trust'Narendra Modi's Kisan Kalyan Rally is his fifth public address in Uttar Pradesh in three weeks, indicating the importance of the state, which has 80 Lok Sabha seats.
Jul 04, 2018
Union Cabinet meet today to approve increase in MSP for Kharif crops ahead of 2019 polls: All you need to knowThe Centre is set to radically increase the minimum support price (MSP) for Kharif crops as a move to fulfill its budget promise and address farmers' concerns about the cost of crops.
Jun 29, 2018
Narendra Modi to meet sugarcane farmers at 7, Lok Kalyan Marg today, discuss govt initiatives for cultivatorsPrime Minister Narendra Modi will meet and interact with a delegation of about 150 sugarcane farmers at 7 Lok Kalyan Marg, the prime minister's official residence on Friday
Jun 12, 2018
Sugar package: Most mills are bad in quality and some need to be rationalised, Abhijit Sen tells FirstpostSugar package announced by govt has invited criticism for going back on limited deregulation that has been attempted by the current and previous governments
Jun 11, 2018
Sugar package: We need to cut cane acreage but that’s a political call nobody will take, Abhijit Sen tells FirstpostSugar this year is a big problem mainly because you’ve got a huge increase in output (both of cane and, even more so, of sugar), says Abhijit Sen
Jun 07, 2018
Centre bails out sugar industry: All you need to know about the whopping Rs 8,500 cr package and why it was announcedThe MSP of sugar, at Rs 29 per kg, is inadequate and does not cover production costs, making it difficult for mills to clear cane arrears.
May 05, 2018
GST Council meet: Move for sugar cess takes away sweetness of simplification of procedures; it must be junkedThe sugar industry and cane farmers are always in some form of distress. The sector needs far-reaching reform.
Apr 23, 2018
In Maharashtra, children of migrant sugarcane field workers are forced to skip half their classes every yearDamini's parents are migrant agricultural labourers, who spend October to March each year traveling between villages cutting sugarcane.