Centre allows ethanol production from sugarcane juice, B-heavy molasses

16 Dec 2023

A week after prohibiting the use of sugarcane juice and sugar syrup for making ethanol, following industry pressure, the government on Friday reversed its decision and allowed the use of the juice as well as B-heavy molasses for producing the bio-fuel.

Govt raises ethanol prices for fuel blending by OMCs

02 Nov 2020

Govt hikes procurement prices of ethanol for OMCs

04 Sep 2019

Govt to spend Rs1,674 cr to create 4 million tonne sugar buffer stock

25 Jul 2019

Govt releases 2.45 m tonnes sugar for March; fixes sugar mill-wise stock limit

06 Mar 2019

Centre asks sugar mills to use export quotas to improve liquidity

17 Dec 2018

Cabinet approves Rs4,500 cr package for sugar industry

26 Sep 2018

Govt hikes procurement price of ethanol to Rs59.13 a litre

14 Sep 2018

Sugar industry bailout to clear only 40% of cane arrears

08 Jun 2018

Cabinet approves Rs 8,000-cr bailout for sugar mills; sets cane MSP at Rs 29 per kg

07 Jun 2018

Artificial sweetener Splenda could intensify symptoms in those with Crohn's disease

17 Mar 2018

Big sugar suppressed 1960s study linking it to heart, bladder disease?

24 Nov 2017

The American sugar industry deliberately hid findings in the 1960s that pointed to a link between sugar consumption and heart disease, instead pointing the finger at fats as the main culprit, a new investigation has found

Cabinet approves hike in ethanol price for blended petrol scheme

02 Nov 2017

Centre allows import of 3 lakh tonne raw sugar through southern ports at 25 % duty

09 Sep 2017

Centre imposes stock limits on sugar mills for festival months

30 Aug 2017

India’s sugar output seen rising to 25 million tonnes in 2017-18

01 Jun 2017

Sugar sector balance sheets set to turn sweeter: Crisil

07 Apr 2017

Sugar prices rise amidst tight supply, higher demand

07 Feb 2017

India’s sugar output to fall below demand amid cane shortage

06 Jan 2017

Sugar production in India, the world’s second-largest producer, is likely to fall to 22 million tonnes in 2016-17 due to a cane shortage, prompting imports and a spike in global prices of the sweetener

Govt revises ethanol price for supply to public sector oil marketing companies

14 Oct 2016

Industry role in studies downplaying sugar risks bared

15 Sep 2016

At the behest of a sugar industry lobby group, Harvard researchers in 1967 overstated the literature on fat and cholesterol, while downplaying studies on sugar, in concluding that reducing cholesterol and saturated fat was the only dietary intervention needed to prevent heart disease

India slaps 20% export tax on sugar to boost domestic supplies

17 Jun 2016

India will have a sugar stock of 31 million tonnes in 2016-17, says govt

29 Apr 2016

Centre tightens effluent discharge norms for sugar mills

23 Jan 2016

Cane price arrears fall to Rs2,700 cr from Rs21,000 cr

15 Jan 2016