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Record Number Of Indians With Bank Accounts. So Why Is Financial Inclusion Low?

Record Number Of Indians With Bank Accounts. So Why Is Financial Inclusion Low?

  Mumbai: Up to 80% of Indians now have a bank account, the same proportion that have a mobile phone, but financial inclusion levels are still among the world’s worst,…

BJP Won Nearly 57% Seats From Coastal and Bombay-Karnataka

BJP Won Nearly 57% Seats From Coastal and Bombay-Karnataka

  Bengaluru/Mumbai: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which won 104 seats in the 2018 Karnataka assembly elections compared 40 in 2013, won 57% seats from coastal Karnataka and Malnad, and…

With Lowest Vote Share In 20 Years, No.3 Finisher JD(S) Favourite To Lead Karnataka

With Lowest Vote Share In 20 Years, No.3 Finisher JD(S) Favourite To Lead Karnataka

  Mumbai: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won 36.2% of the votes in the Karnataka election–its highest ever since the party first contested state elections in 1983.   However, the…

With #KarnatakaVerdict, 69% Indians Could Now Live In BJP-Ruled States, Up From 28% In 2014

With #KarnatakaVerdict, 69% Indians Could Now Live In BJP-Ruled States, Up From 28% In 2014

  Mumbai: If the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) forms the next government in Karnataka, the saffron party will govern 20 of 29 states, up from seven states as of May…

Why Karnataka’s New Government Has A Job On Its Hands Despite 8.5% Growth

Why Karnataka’s New Government Has A Job On Its Hands Despite 8.5% Growth

  Mumbai: Karnataka is grappling with income inequality, an agrarian crisis and child malnutrition even though its economy grew at 8.5%–second-highest among 10 states and union territories in 2017–to a…

Public Sector Banks’ Bad Loans More Than Doubled Over Two Years To 2017

Public Sector Banks’ Bad Loans More Than Doubled Over Two Years To 2017

  New Delhi: Indian public sector banks’ (PSB) bad loans soared 1.5 times, from Rs 2.67 lakh crore ($39.99 billion) on March 31, 2015, to Rs 6.89 lakh crore ($103.21…

‘Safe Daycare For Children & Safe Public Transport Will Increase Women’s Socio-Economic Involvement’

‘Safe Daycare For Children & Safe Public Transport Will Increase Women’s Socio-Economic Involvement’

  New Delhi: Women in urban India turn down better employment opportunities further away from home in favour of lower-paid local opportunities as the public transport system is often unreliable…