Job Loss
Business  /  Published 26.05.20

Uber lays off 600

App cab aggregator Uber India is laying off 600 full-time employees, which amounts to 25 per cent of its workforce in India, because of the coronavirus pandemic. It has 2,600 employees in the country....
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 13.08.19

In Calcutta, too, fallout shows in lost job

Amit (name changed on request) was a sales executive when he joined Mohan Motors in 2005.Mohan Motors was one of the leading automobile dealers in Calcutta with multiple dealerships for Hyundai, Audi,...
By Anasuya Basu in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 05.05.20

86% Indians fear losing jobs: Survey

A survey has found a vast majority of the citizens—86 per cent of those polled to be precise—are worried about losing their jobs and livelihoods due to the deadly Covid-19 pandemic.Also, a vast ma...
By PTI in Mumbai

Business  /  Published 04.05.20

Covid-19 lockdown: GoAir pays 40% of staff

Budget carrier GoAir has paid salaries to 40 per cent (around 2500) of its employees, and the rest will be paid on a graded and deferred basis, promoters Nusli Wadia and Jeh Wadia said in a joint lett...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 26.10.19

Managers exit 2 tea gardens in Alipurduar

Managers on Saturday left two tea estates in Alipurduar, the fifth such exit at gardens in the district in just seven days.One of the gardens, Kalchini, has seen the managers leave for the second time...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar


Health  /  Published 24.11.18

PTSD does not affect only war veterans

The UK guidelines are even more definitive: “Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) develops following a stressful event or situation of an exceptionally threatening or catastrophic nature, which is ...
By Dr Sangbarta Chattopadhyay and Dr Namita Bhuta

Business  /  Published 16.05.20

Zomato to lay off 13% staff

Food delivery app Zomato is laying off 13 per cent of its employees. Zomato has around 4,000 employees in different roles. The company has been hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic as several restaurants...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

India  /  Published 12.05.20

Massive work and pay loss: Survey

Two-thirds (67 per cent) of workers have reported having lost employment during the pandemic-induced lockdown that began on March 25, according to the early findings of a survey conducted among 4,000 ...
By PTI in Bangalore

Opinion  /  Published 11.09.19

Economy may wither

Market capitalism suffers from, what psychiatrists describe as, bipolar disorder. The affliction leads to alternate periods of elation and depression. This ailment can be controlled and managed by tre...
By Anup Sinha

Business  /  Published 01.09.19

FM Nirmala Sitharaman rules out job loss

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday allayed fears of job losses following the proposed merger of public sector banks, saying not even one employee shall be removed following the amalgamation...
By PTI in Chennai


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