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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

Opinion  /  Published 29.03.19

The unbearable burden of expectations

Parting shotSir — The Periodic Labour Force Survey by the National Sample Survey Office, which showed that unemployment has reached a 45-year high, is alarming. The Bharatiya Janata Party-led govern...
By The Telegraph

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India  /  Published 14.03.19

Economists appeal to restore integrity to statistics

Scores of economists and social scientists from across the world have spoken out against a tendency to suppress uncomfortable data in India, seeking to restore access and integrity to public statistic...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

India  /  Published 09.06.19

Labour data reveal depth of job distress

Twelve per cent of rural workers and nearly one in three in urban areas across the country put in more than 60 hours of toil a week, an official survey has found, prompting calls for stricter enforcem...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 04.06.19

Economic challenges before the new government

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By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 03.04.19

Government's revalidate signal on Mudra job data

A central government agency has been asked to “revalidate” data which estimated that only 1.12 crore additional jobs were created in three years under the Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana, a scheme Pri...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 12.10.19

For economy, check box office: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Forget the slowdown, a minister in the Narendra Modi government has found proof in the Bollywood box office that the Indian economy is going swimmingly.Ravi Shankar Prasad, minister of law, justice, c...
By The Telegraph in Mumbai


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