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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

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 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

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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

Opinion  /  Published 13.08.19

Women’s health is not considered important enough

Inequality is a concept that most Indians, especially women, are familiar with. Many a study has outlined how women are deprived of even the most basic necessities. Take, for instance, the recent stud...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 28.06.19

Indians must take women's health seriously

Unlike many countries in the world, Indian women had shorter life spans than Indian men until the mid-1990s. Because females are generally believed to have greater biological powers of endurance than ...
By Nandita Saikia in

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

Opinion  /  Published 29.03.19

Some serious flaws in Modi’s govt machinery

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By Ujjawal Krishnam in


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