Job Loss
Business  /  Published 10.04.20

Exporters warn 15m will lose jobs

The devastation wrought by the coronavirus-induced lockdown would render 15 million jobless in the export sector, with half of global orders cancelled.“With the cancellation of over 50 per cent of o...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 09.09.19

Wearing blinkers to avoid seeing the fire

One hundred days may not be a long time in politics. Nonetheless, such a time period, it is believed, can offer an assessment of the initial performance of an elected government. It can be argued that...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 03.05.20

Job scheme hits five-year low

April witnessed the least work generated under the rural job scheme for any month in the past five years despite the lockdown leaving villagers unemployed and in desperate need of work, an academic sa...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.05.20

Trucks, on tracks, by road, the tragic migration continues

Labourers from Garwha, who were returning from Cuttack, on a truck at Hinoo Chowk in Ranchi; people walking on railway tracks at Dibdih near Hatia station in Ranchi; and five labourers from Nawada, Bi...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi

Business  /  Published 05.04.20

Corporate chiefs warn of job losses

A snap poll of 200 CEOs by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) showed a majority expecting a sharp fall in demand and revenue, while warning of job losses.The online survey covered around 200 C...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

World  /  Published 18.05.20

US job fraud ‘gut punch’ amid layoff disaster

A group of international fraudsters appears to have mounted an immense, sophisticated attack on US unemployment systems, creating a network that has already siphoned millions of dollars in payments th...
By Mike Baker in Seattle

Business  /  Published 07.04.20

Jobless numbers soar during Covid-19 lockdown

Covid-19 has derailed the economy and along with it has left a trail of devastation on the employment front. A study by reputed think-tank CMIE showed unemployment rate in March at a 43-month high of ...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

India  /  Published 29.02.20

Congress to Centre: Give poor money

The Congress on Saturday asked the Narendra Modi government to at least put some “money in the hands of the poor”, fearing social unrest following unprecedented unemployment and job losses caused ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 20.02.20

Slow death of industrial output

One of the key indicators of India’s economic slump is the declining consumer goods production rate. As per the Index of Industrial Production, the production rate was 5 per cent in 2017-18 and fell...
By Sangeeta Karanjai in

Business  /  Published 06.12.19

Auto components in distress

The auto component industry’s turnover witnessed the worst decline in the first half of the current fiscal, leading to a job loss of around 1 lakh temporary workers till July this year, industry ass...
By PTI in New Delhi


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