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Opinion  /  Published 08.09.20

MGNREGA : A case for rural regeneration

Narendra Modi’s cocky statement in Parliament in 2015 about the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act being a monumental failure of the Congress regime may have been a political...
By Debmalya Nandy in

India  /  Published 05.06.20

Govt strategy: Unpalatable report? Sit on it. Rest flaunt

The Centre has released a survey that claims a marginal improvement in joblessness in 2018-19 while it sits on more than half-a-dozen other reports on unemployment and related subjects.The Periodic La...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 30.01.20

Wage growth rate plunges in 7 years

The rate of growth in wages and salaries across industries fell by more than five per cent from 2011-12 through March 2018 over the seven preceding years, a study has shown, backing up findings about ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 15.10.19

On data plea, they were signatories

On March 14, this year, scores of economists and social scientists from across the world spoke out against a tendency to suppress uncomfortable data in India, seeking to restore access and integrity t...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

India  /  Published 31.01.19

Panel suggests burial of quarterly jobs survey

A panel appointed by the Centre has recommended the discontinuation of a quarterly employment survey that tracks eight labour-intensive sectors, two government sources have told The Telegraph.The sugg...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

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

India  /  Published 18.07.19

Data leak of unemployment figures serious: Centre

The government on Thursday admitted in the Rajya Sabha that there has been a data leak of unemployment figures and said efforts were being made to ascertain who was behind it.Replying to queries duri...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 14.04.19

Veil on job data spurs poser: How deep is the crisis?

The job crisis has deepened and become more commonplace during the last five years, according to officials familiar with employment data.Consider this: Demand for work under the national job scheme, M...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi


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