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West Bengal  /  Published 05.07.20

Data suggests Bengal better off on jobs: CM

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday lauded Bengal’s unemployment rate for being lower than the national average, attributing it to the “robust” economic strategies of her gove...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.01.19

Amid job crisis, a global skill summit

 Jharkhand’s unemployment rate is among the highest in the country, according to December 2018 data released by a private think tank, the findings a tell-tale account of the crisis facing the y...
By Animesh Bisoee in Ranchi/Jamshedpur

Business  /  Published 22.04.20

Concern over delay

Fitch Solutions on Wednesday said the extension of the nationwide lockdown by nearly three more weeks to May 3 is unlikely to stem the surge in coronavirus infections even as the economic and humanita...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 31.01.19

Centre ties itself up in knots over employment

Niti Aayog vice-chairperson Rajiv Kumar, who was fielded by a red-faced Narendra Modi government to play down the controversy over a leaked jobs report that revealed that the unemployment rate in the ...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 05.03.20

Unemployment: a ticking time bomb

The latest data from the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy show the unemployment rate in the Indian economy to be 7.78 per cent in February 2020, up from 7.16 per cent in January 2020. The unemploy...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 26.03.19

The government is in denial of the job crisis

There is no doubt that there is an unemployment crisis in the Indian economy. This crisis has been brewing over the past five years during the regime of the National Democratic Alliance. The governmen...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 18.05.20

A starved nation

For India, the Covid-19 pandemic has brought about general starvation. This can be seen all around. From households to businesses and the government, each is famished. Households in large numbers are ...
By Renu Kohli in

Opinion  /  Published 11.06.20

Man’s world: Gender gap in labour markets

Women are disadvantaged in labour markets across the world. Gender disparities are quite pronounced in India. The remuneration, on average, is substantially lower for women compared to men. This anoma...
By The Editorial Board in

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.06.20

Jharkhand unemployment rate highest, says CMIE report

Jharkhand recorded the highest unemployment rate among states in the month of May, a weekly report released by the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE) on Tuesday stated. While the unemploymen...
By Saurav Roy in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 13.04.20

Spectre of poverty looms

Even before Covid-19 started spreading in India, unemployment had reached a 40-year peak. Once the lockdown began, the loss of jobs multiplied suddenly and sharply. Data released by the Centre for Mon...
By The Editorial Board in


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