A farmer burns paddy stubble in a field, on the outskirts of Amritsar. (Photo: PTI)

How crop fires hurt infant health

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Perumal Murugan writes strikingly about life in rural Tamil Nadu. Photo: Priyanka Parashar/Mint

Two endings and a funeral

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Women prepare ‘pithas’ ahead of Bihu celebrations. Photo: PTI

Harvesting grain, making memories

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