Most of sugar stocks fell today even as the government hiked ethanol price by almost Rs 3 per litre in a bid to give higher price for sugarcane.
Pawar said the BJP was raising the issue of Emergency in a bid to divert attention of the people from the "failures" of the party government in the last 4 years.
Pawar said a pre-poll grand alliance in the next year's LS elections is "not practical" while maintaining that non-BJP parties may come together for state-specific alliances to take on the ruling BJP.
In a fresh attack on the BJP, NCP chief Sharad Pawar today said any move to alter the Constitution would meet with stiff resistance from the common people.
Agri experts and economists will deliberate upon an agricultural trade policy and transfer of technology from labs to land at a conference in Pune on Thursday.
Food Ministry seems to be not in favour of increasing ethanol price from the current Rs 40.85 per litre as the rate of molasses has fallen due to bumper sugarcane.
In a blistering attack on NCP chief Sharad Pawar, Shiv Sena said his politics was "dangerous" for Maharashtra and claimed it was disrupting the harmony in society.
Union minister and RPI leader Ramdas Athawale today lambasted opposition parties for doubting the genuineness of a letter suggesting a Maoist plot to assassinate Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
P Chidambaram said it was government's duty to provide foolproof protection and security to the prime minister.
Sharad Pawar has shot off a letter to the prime minister seeking urgent steps to help cash-starved mills to clear part of over Rs 22,000 crore dues to cane farmers.