Opinion  /  Published 06.04.22

Double trouble: MGNREGA wages

The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act provides for the biggest welfare spending scheme by the Government of India. A pre-announced wage rate is paid under the scheme for labour pe...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 30.03.22

Centre tight-fisted on rural job wages

They said workers would not be able to maintain minimum living standards with the paltry hike under the NREGA. Nikhil Dey, who works with the Mazdoor Kisan Shakti Sangathan in Rajasthan, said the min...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Career  /  Published 26.03.22

How to land your dream job as a fresher in 2022

A pointed approach rather than random Google searches is the best way to look for new opportunities in the job market...
By Saikat Chakraborty

India  /  Published 26.03.22

Centre cloud on funds for rural job scheme

The Centre has linked approval for the states’ rural job scheme budgets to their performance on certain transparency measures, hanging a cloud over funds release under the programme from April 1...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 25.03.22

Minister disowns job creation

Employment generation is not the objective of the culture ministry, minister G. Kishan Reddy told Parliament on Thursday, angering the Opposition. BJP MP Harnath Singh Yadav had wanted to know &ldquo...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


News  /  Published 21.03.22

Desh Ki Baat to hold a 2-day conference on unemployment in Delhi

The gathering is likely to see the participation of about 700 representatives from across organisations...
By Our Correspondent

News  /  Published 21.03.22

Over 70,000 jobs up for grabs at employment fair launched by TN CM

Over 70,000 jobs in more than 500 leading companies are up for grabs at a mega job fair inaugurated by TN CM M K Stalin on Sunday ...
By Our Correspondent

West Bengal  /  Published 21.03.22

Malda village bucks migration trend

Meghutola, a village  in Panchanandapur of Kaliachak-II block of Malda, has drawn the attention of the administration in this backward north Bengal district as  residents here have managed t...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

Jharkhand  /  Published 17.03.22

Medicine shops are on

Jharkhand, which is lagging behind in terms of basic state-run-healthcare infrastructure, has taken a pioneering decision to roll out village medicine shops in each gram panchayat. The state health d...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 02.03.22

Cry to widen PF scheme

An RSP-backed trade union has urged the Narendra Modi government to bring more people under the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation by amending existing rules — a demand which, if accep...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta


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