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Opinion  /  Published 04.05.21

Other women

In India, women form the vast majority of migrants — 80 per cent of the total internal migrants as per NSSO and 70.7 per cent of internal migrants as per Census 2001. It has been estimated that ...
By Minakshi Dewan

Opinion  /  Published 04.12.20

The grapes of wrath: Modi’s agricultural reforms

The farmers’ protest near New Delhi is a major political event challenging the Narendra Modi government. The participation is widespread and it is growing by the day. That farmers have been unha...
By Anup Sinha

Opinion  /  Published 25.11.19

India’s official statistics now suspect

The Narendra Modi-led government has done it again. The Centre has scrapped the all-India survey on household consumption expenditure conducted by the then National Sample Survey Office. A few months ...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 21.11.19

Academics decry Modi govt's data allergy

Over 200 leading academics have accused the Narendra Modi government of acting against “national interest” by discarding an all-India survey on household consumption expenditure, crucial for monit...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 29.04.20

Counting the ones on the road

A three-week long nationwide lockdown was announced on March 24 to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. An unintended consequence of the lockdown unfolded soon with thousands of migrant labour...
By Sabir Ahamed and Rabiul Ansary


Opinion  /  Published 07.06.19

Economic data under a cloud

During the last five years, there have been a number of controversies over economic data presented by the government and by relatively autonomous bodies like the National Sample Survey Office. The con...
By The Editorial Board

Business  /  Published 25.05.19

Data outfits to merge

The Modi government —whose first term was marred by questions raised on economic data credibility — issued orders to merge the National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) and the Central Statistics Offic...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 05.03.19

What the NSSO employment report really says

The National Sample Survey Office report on employment in India was not allowed to be made public by the government. However, bits and pieces of the findings of the report have appeared in the public ...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 09.05.19

Cong promise to probe into use of false data

The Congress on Wednesday announced that the next government would investigate the use of false data to dress up economic growth, calling it a “scam”.Former finance minister P. Chidambaram said at...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

India  /  Published 31.01.19

Centre ties itself up in knots over employment

Niti Aayog vice-chairperson Rajiv Kumar, who was fielded by a red-faced Narendra Modi government to play down the controversy over a leaked jobs report that revealed that the unemployment rate in the ...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi


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