The arrests came as fast as drops of monsoon rain.
Anyone walking through Prashant Thakare’s freshly planted cotton field in the central Indian village of Takarakhede Shambhu could easily mistake a 65-ft.-wide pool of murky water for, well, a pool of murky water. Yet that simple pond has transformed Thakare’s 22-acre farm and, indeed, his life
Indian farmers had been praying for rain after the weakest monsoon season in 40 years had left their crops stricken by drought. But when the rains finally came, forceful and incessant at six times their normal levels, they left behind the worst floods southern India had seen in more than a century
The bad news for India is scrawled across the scorching sky.