Karnataka faces worst drought in 40 years

Of the 176 taluks, 136 have been declared drought-hit, leading to migration of thousands to cities

Raghu Krishnan Business Standard Bengaluru

Laxman Gouda, 63, a farmer in Karagam Doddi of Raichur district, is praying for rain.“Our village elders say they have never seen such a drought,” says Gouda, who owns five acres. "We have lost all th

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First Published: May 03 2016 | 6:39 PM IST

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