Delhi holds breath as burning farms herald pollution season

AFP Patiala, Punjab, India , India Updated: Oct 22, 2018, 12:42 PM(IST)

Farmers in northern India begin burning crop stubble in their fields despite a government ban on slash-and-burn farming, which forms a lethal smog cocktail over the country. Local authorities appear powerless to stop it, but farmers say they are being unfairly blamed

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