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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

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

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

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

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 13.03.19

More jobs data, but is the govt listening?

The Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy is an established organization of repute that gathers and publishes statistical data about the Indian economy — macro, sectoral, business and microeconomic d...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 14.06.20

‘Moneylender? Govt worse, giving from others’ kitty’

The impact of the coronavirus on the economy is best captured in the faces and figures of the penniless and exhausted stragglers walking hundreds of miles to reach their homes. Ratan Khasnabis, profes...
By Subhoranjan Dasgupta

Business  /  Published 26.04.20

Commute proves difficult during lockdown

Absence of public transport is capping industry’s efforts to restart business operations despite partial allowance given by the authorities during the nationwide lockdown, a survey conducted among b...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 05.03.19

Unemployment highest since 2016

The unemployment rate in India rose to 7.2 per cent in February 2019, the highest since September 2016, and up from 5.9 per cent in February 2018, according to data compiled by the Centre for Monitori...
By Reuters in New Delhi

India  /  Published 25.03.20

Wheat harvest under threat

The government’s announcement of a nationwide 21-day lockdown has cast a shadow on the impending harvest of the rabi crop, which contributes half of the country’s food grain production, prompting ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi


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