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Jul 02, 2019
State governments given power to jail sugar mill owners who fail to pay dues to farmers, Ram Vilas Paswan tells Lok SabhaThe Centre on Tuesday said the state governments have been given powers to put owners of sugar mills behind bars if they failed to clear the sugarcane dues to the farmers
Apr 30, 2019
In Karnataka's Belgaum, sugarcane farmers are being pushed to the edge by rising costs, price drops and long-pending arrearsIn north Karnataka, sugar factories are owned by powerful politicians across the spectrum who hold considerable sway in their regions
Apr 26, 2019
Lok Sabha election: For BJP and Modi, ignored farmers, unemployment, drought in Maharashtra threaten to hurt party's hopes for majorityThat coupled with possible losses in Maharashtra, home to India’s financial capital, Mumbai, and the second most seats in parliament after Uttar Pradesh, would make it harder for the BJP-led coalition to win a governing majority, say political strategists.
Apr 02, 2019
Lok Sabha polls: Revival of Mandya sugar mills talked up even as Karnataka farmers lament rising debts, rusting factoriesIn this politically charged region, which is also the ‘sugar bowl of Karnataka’, a lot depends on how convincing the politicians’ promises about reviving the struggling sugar industry are.
Mar 25, 2019
‘Chowkidars’ are working only for the rich, says Priyanka Gandhi as arrears for sugarcane farmers cross Rs 10,000 crore in UPTaking a swipe at the BJP leaders in Uttar Pradesh, Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Sunday said these 'chowkidars' (watchmen) are only working for the rich and are not bothered about the poor.
Mar 16, 2019
Uttar Pradesh sugarcane farmers languish due to bumper produce; Centre's promised aid yet to reach themSeveral sugarcane mills in the region have been shut. Their owners have not been able to clear pending dues of farmers due to the low selling price of sugar, caused by excess production and a decline in global sugar prices.
Feb 15, 2019
Govt hikes floor price of sugar to Rs 31 per kg; mechanism to be put in place to ensure benefit reaches farmers tooMSP is the rate below which the mills cannot sell sugar in the open market to wholesalers and bulk consumers like beverage and biscuit makers.
Nov 21, 2018
HD Kumaraswamy directs sugar factory owners to clear pending dues to sugarcane farmers at Rs 2,750 per tonne in KarnatakaKarnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy on Tuesday asked sugar factory owners to pay the dues to sugarcane farmers in accordance with the price that was agreed upon at the time of supply.
Nov 19, 2018
Madhya Pradesh Assembly election: Closed sugar mills, jaggery sales on highway spell trouble for Shivraj Chouhan in GwaliorMadhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan is in the reckoning for a record fourth term in office
Aug 28, 2018
Allahabad HC order on 12 February circular: 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.