India  /  Published 06.08.19

Kannadiga tweak in push for reservation

The Karnataka labour department is busy fine-tuning the definition of “Kannadiga” as part of plans to reserve 100 per cent jobs for local people in certain categories, including in the private sec...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bangalore

North East  /  Published 30.10.18

Assam wary of jobs as compensation

The Assam government expressed its inability to provide jobs to the families of victims of the October 30, 2008, bombing at Ganeshguri with education minister Siddhartha Bhattacharya saying he does no...
By Ali Fauz Hassan in Guwahati

India  /  Published 28.06.19

Maratha quota seal

Bombay High Court on Thursday upheld the constitutional validity of reservation for the Maratha community in government jobs and education but said the quota should be reduced from 16 per cent to 12 t...
By PTI in Mumbai

North East  /  Published 20.12.18

'One family, one job' scheme in Sikkim

The Sikkim Assembly on Thursday approved creation of over 16,000 temporary jobs in different departments as part of the government’s ‘one family, one job’ scheme announced by chief minister Pawa...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Gangtok

Opinion  /  Published 22.03.19

Govt's response on jobs data is infantile

The National Sample Survey Office’s periodic labour force survey 2017-18 — the government has refused to make it public — continues to ooze suppressed data. The latest piece of evidence from the...
By The Editorial Board


India  /  Published 01.03.19

Jobs key poll issue in UP: Survey

Jobs, health care and law and order are top priorities for Uttar Pradesh voters, according to a survey conducted by two NGOs.The Association for Democratic Reforms and Uttar Pradesh Election Watch sam...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Opinion  /  Published 05.07.19

The Economic Survey's unclear path

The Economic Survey 2018-19 has been published. The focus is, quite expectedly, on how to make India a $5 trillion economy. According to the Economic Survey, India needs to grow at the rate of at leas...
By The Editorial Board

North East  /  Published 29.06.19

TET teachers in job clamour

Thousands of Teacher Eligibility Test (TET)-qualified teachers of Assam staged a demonstration here on Saturday, demanding regularisation of their contractual jobs.The aggrieved teachers, under the ba...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

India  /  Published 06.06.19

Government mulls raising creamy layer ceiling

The central government is examining a suggestion to increase to Rs 20 lakh the ceiling for annual parental income to identify the creamy layer among Other Backward Classes.The existing ceiling is Rs 8...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 15.12.19

Left ruined education: Deb

Tripura chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Sunday accused the erstwhile Left Front government of not maintaining the quality of education in the state.Deb claimed that there are government jobs in Tri...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala


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