Indian farmers driven to suicide as hail ruins crops

By Reuters | Sun, 23 Mar 2014 21:00 PM
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* Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh states worst hit

* Bureaucrats criticised for being slow to respond

* Opposition plays up issue before election

* Government to provide $220 million in aid - source

By Rajendra Jadhav

MUMBAI, March 24 (Reuters) - Unseasonal rains and hailstorms this month have damaged the winter-sown crops of millions of Indian farmers, but Rekha Garole lost more ...

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