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Sugarcane workers call off strike, get 14% hike in payment

Sugarcane workers call off strike, get 14% hike in payment

The sugarcane crushing season for 2020 to 2021 will begin from November 1. The strike called by seven unions representing sugarcane worke...Read More

COVID-19 vaccine: Can sugarcane save the lives of 5 lakh sharks that may be killed for the vaccine?

COVID-19 vaccine: Can sugarcane save the lives of 5 lakh sharks that may be killed for the vaccine?

Everyone waits for the day when the COVID-19 vaccine will reach every human in the world. Wait a minute, where are the animals? We are mo...Read More

Madhya Pradesh: Online meet for sugarcane cultivators held

Madhya Pradesh: Online meet for sugarcane cultivators held

Dr Salunkhe, sugarcane scientist answered farmers quires on productivity, pest control and other issues.

Maharashtra govt  to relax curbs to ease sugarcane farmers' return home

Maharashtra govt to relax curbs to ease sugarcane farmers' return home

The issue came up for discussion at the cabinet committee chaired by the Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar on Tuesday morning.

Sugarcane juice declared national drink of Pakistan

Sugarcane juice declared national drink of Pakistan

Islamabad: The Pakistan government on Friday declared sugarcane juice as the “national drink” of the country. The announcement came after...Read More

Maharashtra: Farmers suspend stir as sugar cos to pay dues in one go

Maharashtra: Farmers suspend stir as sugar cos to pay dues in one go

Mumbai: Sugarcane growers in western Maharashtra have suspended their agitation against mills after the latter agreed to pay the fair and...Read More

Crippled with financial distress, cane growers committing suicide: Sharad Pawar writes to PM Modi

Crippled with financial distress, cane growers committing suicide: Sharad Pawar writes to PM Modi

New Delhi: Sugarcane growers in the country are committing suicide due to “financial desperation”, NCP supremo and former agriculture min...Read More

Maharashtra: Sugarcane protests turn violent, vehicles set ablaze

Maharashtra: Sugarcane protests turn violent, vehicles set ablaze

Sangli: Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana (SSS) has gone on a rampage, destroying and setting ablaze government properties in protest of all...Read More

Ethanol is a bad choice to run cars in India

Ethanol is a bad choice to run cars in India

Sugar factories across the country are not able to make payment of the sugarcane purchased from the farmers. Farmers are suffering. The s...Read More

Government likely to announce Rs 7,000 crore package for sugarcane farmers

Government likely to announce Rs 7,000 crore package for sugarcane farmers

New Delhi: Post Kairana by poll loss and concerned over mounting sugarcane arrears of more than Rs 22,000 crore, the government is likely...Read More

Muzaffarnagar: Eight sugar mills clears Rs 1,206 crore sugarcane payments

Muzaffarnagar: Eight sugar mills clears Rs 1,206 crore sugarcane payments

Muzaffarnagar:  Eight sugar mills in the district have cleared sugarcane payments of Rs 1,206.91 crore out of total dues of Rs 1,645.97 c...Read More

Raju Shetti opposes Maharashtra government’s decision to impose development tax on sugarcane farmers

Raju Shetti opposes Maharashtra government’s decision to impose development tax on sugarcane farmers

Mumbai: Farmers’ leader and MP Raju Shetti on Thursday opposed the Maharashtra government’s decision to impose Rs 50 area development tax...Read More

A Sugar‘can’e may power your future cars

A Sugar‘can’e may power your future cars

Sugarcane can be genetically engineered to produce oil in its leaves and stems for biodiesel production

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NGT refuses to shut down sugarcane-crushing units

New Delhi : The National Green Tribunal has refused to stay operation of ‘kolhu’ units, used for crushing of sugarcane for manufacturing ...Read More

Cabinet nod to revision of ethanol price for petrol blending

Cabinet nod to revision of ethanol price for petrol blending

New Delhi: Moving towards a free market structure, the Cabinet today approved a new mechanism for revising price of sugarcane-extracted e...Read More

From the Archives: Land Vs Slogan

From the Archives: Land Vs Slogan

With socialist slogans nagging its conscience, the Government of Maharashtra could not possibly escape the responsibility of embarking on...Read More

Jayalalitha announces Rs.318 crore Pongal gift

Jayalalitha announces Rs.318 crore Pongal gift

Chennai – Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalitha on Wednesday announced Rs.100 cash, one kg each of rice and sugar and a two-foot-long ...Read More

Government to use sugarcane as cattle fodder in drought-hit regions

Government to use sugarcane as cattle fodder in drought-hit regions

Mumbai :  Even as the government contemplates the use of sugarcane as fodder for cattle in drought-hit areas instead of using it to extra...Read More

Worrisome monsoon pattern

Worrisome monsoon pattern

Marathwada is reeling under severe drought conditions. Water tables in the region have gone down and so has the water level in irrigation...Read More

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Oppn disrupts Maha House on FRP to sugarcane growers

Mumbai: The Opposition in Maharashtra Legislative Assembly today stalled the proceedings of the House forcing five adjournments while acc...Read More

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