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August 7th, 2012
India’s Luck with Rain Runs Out as Drought Impacts the Country

The country’s lucky run in the last two years with a normal southwest monsoon has ended, with at least four States — Karnataka, Haryana, Rajasthan and Maharashtra — now declaring themselves drought-hit. Gujarat too is severely affected as the sluggish monsoon has not reached its crucial sowing areas. In the northwest, where monsoon has been 35 per cent deficient, farmers in Punjab and Haryana have had to incur higher input costs to pump groundwater for saving the standing paddy crop. The two States are irrigated but water releases from depleted reservoirs have been restricted to conserve supply for drinking and power generation purposes. Read More