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Punjab, bread basket of India, hungers for change

While much of India has galloped ahead in recent years on the back of a reform drive that began two decades ago, Punjab has been left straggling behind, Reuters reports.

The state of 27 million people offers a snapshot of the ills that are putting the brakes on India's economic expansion, from chronic power shortages to tussles between industry and farmers over land and policy decisions held hostage by political compulsions. Read the full story.