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The broom that clears the dust off your floor may have once been part of the hills of Assam. Here’s an account of how the ‘phool jhadu’ makes its way into your home. Photos: Ritu Raj Konwar





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A farmer praying for early rains in Bhanpur Village near Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. Photo: A.M.Faruqui

Killing fields

Gajendra Singh Rajput from Dausa. Hargovind Harane from Vidarbha . Gosai Patra from Bardhaman. Why did these farmers take their own lives? In light of the burning issue of farmer suicides across the country, here is a look at the plight of the marginalised cultivator. »