Fortune Telling

  • Vidarbha farmers, a superstitious lot April 26, 2007

    Baldana (Maharashtra): It always pays to know the future, especially if you are a farmer in Vidarbha, Maharashtra, infamous for its suicides. So when Ram Das Maharaj - the unofficial local soothsayer - makes his predictions for the year ahead, people listen. Says a resident, Samadhan Hiwake, "The predictions for rain are...