Opinion  /  Published 02.02.22

Union budget: embodiment of unequal fiscal policy

The finance minister and her ministry have betrayed, once again, their lack of understanding of the Indian economy or the conditions under which most Indians are living today. Despite attempts to &lsq...
By Jayati Ghosh

West Bengal  /  Published 20.01.22

Land losers agitate for jobs

Members of families, which had donated land to set up various government projects earlier but were yet to get promised government jobs, agitated in front of the Birbhum district magistrate’s off...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.01.22

Jobless seek help

Altogether 332 e managers appointed during 2017 in 24 different districts of Jharkhand to execute the e governance related work and also strengthening District e Governance Society are lying jobless s...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Opinion  /  Published 07.01.22

Popular error: jobs vs education

A shift in favour of academic courses deemed ‘popular’ by students, combined with an instrumental attitude towards higher education, may be inimical to the future of a nation aspiring to b...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 04.01.22

Opening up: Policy for women

The promise of a forward-looking policy is always welcome. The draft Tamil Nadu state new policy for women, 2021 released by the social welfare and women empowerment department holds such a promise. T...
By The Editorial Board


West Bengal  /  Published 02.01.22

Jute mill shuts: 4,000 rendered jobless

Around 4,000 workers of the Gondalpara Jute Mill lost their jobs in one swoop from the first day of the New Year and trade unions as well as the mill owners indicated that more jute mills would be sus...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty and Pinak Ghosh in Bolpur/Calcutta

Business  /  Published 21.12.21

Lok Sabha clears extra spending

The Lok Sabha on Monday cleared the second batch of Supplementary Demands for Grants authorising the government to spend an additional Rs 3.73 lakh crore during the current fiscal amid protests by the...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.12.21

Jobless push for employment policy

From 9am to 6pm six days a week, Pinki Puhan, 40, serves customers at a grocery and vegetable store in Dwarka, west Delhi. She spends the entire time standing. “At day’s end I feel exhaus...
By Basant Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 17.12.21

All that glitters is hidden wealth

While we know that inequality is bad, we do not deal with it. In India, we have normalized it, just like brazen communalization, bigotry and untruth. This is perhaps because many of us are complicit i...
By Jaideep Hardikar

India  /  Published 15.12.21

NREGA: wage dues mount to Rs 9,682cr, SC told

The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to examine an NGO’s plea that crores of workers were in a crisis as funds-starved states had run up wage dues of Rs 9,682 crore under the Centre’s flags...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi


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