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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 14.05.19

Incredible India: When the govt believes its own lies

Official economic data are the basis on which policies are made, decisions on private investment taken and the economy’s relative performance determined. For a long time, India’s official statisti...
By The Editorial Board in

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

Opinion  /  Published 17.04.19

Jobs, not Hindutva, will put food on the table

The suppressed National Sample Survey Office report seems to provide a wealth of evidence on the unemployment crisis in India which is the worst in the last 45 years. The state-level evidence shows th...
By The Editorial Board in

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

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 in

Opinion  /  Published 29.03.19

Some serious flaws in Modi’s govt machinery

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By Ujjawal Krishnam in

Opinion  /  Published 26.03.19

The government is in denial of the job crisis

There is no doubt that there is an unemployment crisis in the Indian economy. This crisis has been brewing over the past five years during the regime of the National Democratic Alliance. The governmen...
By The Editorial Board in

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 in

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


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