Ratnajyoti Dutta
Monsoon rains are vital because the farm sector accounts for 14% of the national economy and half of India’s farmland lacks irrigation. Photo: Mint<br />

Monsoon season ends with 12% deficit

2 min read . 01 Oct 2014
Monsoon rainfall was a quarter below average in the week to 20 August, the weather office said on Thursday. Photo: Mint<br />