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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…

How Arctic Weather Could Affect Indian Farmers

How Arctic Weather Could Affect Indian Farmers

  Mount Abu, Rajasthan: While the India Meteorological Department has predicted 97% of normal monsoon rains this year, meteorologists at the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM) in Pune are…

Karnataka Has India’s 2nd Lowest Unemployment Rate, Lags On Women Empowerment

Karnataka Has India’s 2nd Lowest Unemployment Rate, Lags On Women Empowerment

  New Delhi: Karnataka has amongst India’s best economic and child health outcomes, but women’s empowerment lags some of India’s poorest states, according to an IndiaSpend analysis of national data.…

Kannadigas Richer Than Indian Average, Poorer Than Southern Neighbours

Kannadigas Richer Than Indian Average, Poorer Than Southern Neighbours

  Mumbai: While Karnataka does better than the national average on social justice and empowerment indicators for dalits and adivasis, it still lags its southern neighbours Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu…

Welfare Programmes Appear To Give A Boost To Karnataka Congress

Welfare Programmes Appear To Give A Boost To Karnataka Congress

Puttaswamy, a dalit farmer in Nagavalli, Chamarajanagar, said he supports the Anna Bhagya scheme for its efficient delivery of foodgrains monthly. They get 28 kg of rice–7 kg each for…

Karnataka Farm Sector Gets 6 Hours Of Power Daily, Least In India

Karnataka Farm Sector Gets 6 Hours Of Power Daily, Least In India

  Mumbai: In 2017-18, Karnataka’s agriculture sector received, on average, six hours of power per day–lowest among the states for which data were available–according to latest national data.   With…