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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 13.03.19

More jobs data, but is the govt listening?

The Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy is an established organization of repute that gathers and publishes statistical data about the Indian economy — macro, sectoral, business and microeconomic d...
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 09.02.19

Lies, deceit and invented truths in the Modi regime

The writer is is a civil engineer and data cruncher...
By James Wilson in

India  /  Published 30.01.19

Credibility crisis for govt statistics

The resignations from the National Statistical Commission (NSC) would undermine the trust in official statistics, and data window-dressing is feared ahead of the elections, economists have said.“It ...
By Jayanta Roy Chowdhury in New Delhi


Opinion  /  Published 17.01.19

Hiding unemployment data will help nobody

A few weeks ago, it was announced by the Government of India that the labour bureau would no longer publish reports on jobs. These would be replaced by the National Sample Survey Office’s periodic l...
By The Editorial Board in

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 14.10.19

Prasad withdraws comment

Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Sunday withdrew his statement that three films doing business worth Rs 120 crore in one day was proof that the Indian economy was doing well.The BJP leader had fa...
By PTI in New Delhi


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