Farmers can apply for compensation in case of crop failure, but India's notorious bureaucracy makes the application process difficult and time-consuming.
Schools in the Indian capital reopened their doors on Wednesday after air pollution caused a public health emergency to be declared last week. But concerns around poor air and water quality levels are mounting.
Torrential monsoon rains have killed at least 42 more people in India in the past 24 hours. More than 350 people have so far died in rain-related incidents in India, Nepal and Bangladesh during the monsoon season.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, who was in New Delhi last week, signed major agreements on water-sharing with India. Bangladesh's citizens, however, are unhappy with the deals.
Flooding caused by torrential rains has claimed dozens of lives in northern India. More than 350 people have died in rain-related incidents in India, Nepal and Bangladesh during the monsoon season.
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