Worker of Parry Sugars refinery dies in tyre explosion in Kakinada

Not to be mentioned, it is the third incident since August last year. As many as five workers lost lives in past two incidents.

published on : 21st March 2023

Sugar rush! Parumala eyes  a return to its ‘sweet’ old days

However, now both the district panchayat and grama panchayat have come forward to ensure all support to sugarcane farmers.

published on : 24th February 2023

TN sugarcane farmers seek action against private mills for availing loans in their names

During the demonstration, they raised slogans demanding State Advised Price (SAP) for sugarcane and disbursal of arrears from private sugar mills to the tune of Rs 1,200 crore.

published on : 18th February 2023

Added sugars in juices, sweets linked with higher risk of cardiovascular disease: Study

For each 5 per cent higher total energy from free sugars, the associated risk of total cardiovascular disease was seven per cent higher, according to the researchers.

published on : 14th February 2023

Farmers experience bitter taste of a sweet crop

In Maharashtra, some farmers have alleged that a mill in Kolhapur fixed its scales due to which farmers were losing about 1.5 tonnes for every 21 tonnes weighed

published on : 10th February 2023

Inoperative sugar mill in Mayiladuthurai pushes farmers to rely on mills in other districts

Sources said the sugarcane mill would resume operation in December this year. Around 300 hectares of milling sugarcane have been cultivated in the district.

published on : 24th January 2023

Tamil Nadu farmers request increase in procurement prices of paddy, sugarcane

Responding to them, Minister for Agriculture MRK Pannerselvam replied that DMK will fulfil the promises in the remaining tenure of three years.

published on : 23rd January 2023

India exports 16.92 lakh tons of sugar till Jan 4 of 2022-23; over 59,000 tons to China

The sugar marketing year runs from October to September. The government has allowed export of 6 million tonnes till May of the 2022-23 marketing year.

published on : 10th January 2023

Pongal comes early for farmers as sugarcane procurement gets underway down south

The officials procured 500 cane bundles, each containing 15 stalks, from Papanasam-resident S Krishnakanthan’s one-acre farmland. 

published on : 10th January 2023

Sugar mills should clear farmers' dues or face protest: BJP MP Varun Gandhi

Varun Gandhi also raised questions about the unemployment scenario in the country.

published on : 9th January 2023

TNIE Impact: Mill owners heed farmers’ demand, send trucks to transport sugarcane

Sugarcane crushing for the year 2022-2023 commenced on December 22, 2022, at the Eraiyur Sugar Mill in Perambalur.

published on : 3rd January 2023

Farmers in Perambalur flag delay in transporting sugarcanes to mill

This has resulted in harvested sugarcane starting to wilt as the produce has been kept in the fields for over a day or two, farmers said.

published on : 2nd January 2023

Collectors responsible for sugarcane procurement

The distribution will strat on January 9. The state government allotted Rs 78.36 crore for procuring sugarcanes, fixing the procurement price at Rs 33 per piece. 

published on : 31st December 2022

Sugarcane farmers staged siege protest in Madurai

Speaking about the protest, Tamil Nadu Sugarcane farmers association State Deputy Secretary N Palanichamy, said,

published on : 31st December 2022

TN govt includes one stalk of sugarcane in Pongal gift hamper

Meanwhile, the launch of Pongal gift distribution by the chief minister in Chennai has been postponed from January 2 to 9, said a government statement on Wednesday.

published on : 29th December 2022

Workers shortage affects sugarcane harvest in Tamil Nadu

Despite the opening of two sugar mills in Dharmapuri, sugarcane farmers are unable to harvest on time due to the shortage of workers.

published on : 27th December 2022

Will gherao CM Bommai’s home, warn sugarcane growers

The sugar and sugarcane development commissioner should take action, he said.

published on : 25th December 2022

Will look into your demands: Centre to cane growers

Tomar assured the delegation of looking into their demands andtaking appropriate action, said Kuruburu Shantakumar, president, Karnataka State Sugarcane Growers Association.

published on : 21st December 2022

Profit for mills, lean gain for Karnataka's cane growers

At the cost of cane growers’ hard work, the sugar industry has become lucrative in recent years.

published on : 19th December 2022

21 sugar mills in Karnataka raided after plaints over cane weight

A senior officer said they will examine details collected during the raids, and based on that information, will seek an explanation from the factories.

published on : 15th December 2022
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