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IndicNLP News Article Classification Dataset

We used the IndicNLP text corpora to create classification datasets comprising news articles and their categories for 9 languages. The dataset is balanced across classes. The following table contains the statistics of our dataset:

Language Classes Articles per Class
Bengali entertainment, sports 7K
Gujarati business, entertainment, sports 680
Kannada entertainment, lifestyle, sports 10K
Malayalam business, entertainment, sports, technology 1.5K
Marathi entertainment, lifestyle, sports 1.5K
Oriya business, crime, entertainment, sports 7.5K
Punjabi business, entertainment, sports, politics 780
Tamil entertainment, politics, sport 3.9K
Telugu entertainment, business, sports 8K


If you are using any of the resources, please cite the following article:

    title={AI4Bharat-IndicNLP Corpus: Monolingual Corpora and Word Embeddings for Indic Languages},
    author={Anoop Kunchukuttan and Divyanshu Kakwani and Satish Golla and Gokul N.C. and Avik Bhattacharyya and Mitesh M. Khapra and Pratyush Kumar},
    journal={arXiv preprint arXiv:2005.00085},
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