The Hindu – 16 November 2017: The Bodhan town bandh was observed on Thursday in response to the call given by the Nizam Sugar Factory (NSF) Protection Committee demanding reopening of the factory and payment of salary arrears for employees…

The Indian Express – 17 November 2017: A day after two farmers were injured in police firing during an agitation by sugarcane growers, an uneasy calm hangs over Telwadi village in Paithan taluka of Aurangabad. At Uddhav Vikram Mapari’s house,…

The Hindu – 17 November 2017: Sugarcane farmers in Puducherry on Thursday demanded that the EID Parry Sugar Mill and Puducherry Cooperative Sugar Mill be opened to allow crushing of sugarcane produced by them. During a meeting with A. Ramamourti,…

Daily Pioneer – 17 November 2017: Claiming the BJP government to be farmer- friendly, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said that closed sugar mills in eastern UP would be made operational so that people of the region could get employment at…

United News of India – 16 November 2017, Chandigarh: The cooperative sugar mills in Haryana have so far produced 59,980 quintal sugar by crushing 13.67 lakh quintal sugarcane during the current crushing season. An official spokesman on Thursday said Cooperative…

The Hindu – 16 November 2017: An agitation by sugarcane farmers, who were demanding an increase in the fair and remunerative price (FRP), took a violent turn in Shevgaon region on Wednesday with police firing plastic bullets, lobbing teargas and…

Indiainfoline – 16 November 2017: With over two million tonnes of surplus molasses, Sugar mills in Uttar Pradesh are looking at non-traditional markets for remunerative disposal. Mills in UP are looking at non-traditional but high demand markets of Andhra Pradesh…

India Today – 15 November 2017, Mumbai (PTI): An agitation by farmers seeking Rs 3,100 per tonne for sugarcane produce turned violent in Maharashtras Ahmednagar and Aurangabad districts today, with agitators clashing with police who burst teargas shells and fired…

Times Now – 16 November 2017: Adding to what some define as the agrarian crisis cultivating in India, cane farmers of the Doaba Sangharsh Committee in Punjab have decided to launch a ‘rail roko’ and ‘blockade of NH1’ movement for…

The Hans India – 16 November 2017, Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government today said that cane crushing has started in 75 sugar mills as compared to 37 mills last year. “After directives of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath for ensuring timely…