Opinion  /  Published 03.08.22

Enduring crisis

Over a century ago, the Marxist revolutionary, Rosa Luxemburg,  had argued that the capitalist economy needed  “outside” markets to keep its growth going; and she had seen pre-ca...
By Prabhat Patnaik

India  /  Published 03.08.22

Nainsuk Lal and Modi’s old curse

The Rajya Sabha on Tuesday heard that “in every city, there is one Nainsuk Lal”. Had Prime Minister Narendra Modi been in the House, chances are remote that Nainsuk Lal would have rung a ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.07.22

Rahul continues attack on PM Modi

Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Monday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of securing the future of his "friends" even in foreign countries but leaving the youth of the country unemp...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 29.06.22

Fine print: Reduction in unemployment rate

The Government of India’s Periodic Labour Force Survey for 2020-21 shows that the unemployment rate in the country has fallen from 5.8% in 2018-19 to 4.2% in 2020-21. The workers’ particip...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 26.06.22

Rise in unpaid and underpaid workers

The survey shows the proportion of the self-employed rising from 52.1 per cent in 2018-19 to 56.6 per cent in 2020-21 under the “usual status” method of counting, mainly driven by an incre...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi


Opinion  /  Published 22.06.22

The sign of four

It’s a recurrent theme in Narendra Modi’s sales deck to global investors: India, he has told them in Gujarat, Davos and elsewhere, offers international firms the rare combination of democr...
By Charu Sudan Kasturi

News  /  Published 16.06.22

Unemployed man falsely confesses to murder in hopes of a square meal in jail

A man was found dead in a rented apartment in Bansdroni with a pillow on his face on Wednesday morning. His younger brother walked into a police station and “confessed” to have killed him,...
By Our special correspondent in Kolkata

Business  /  Published 16.06.22

US: highest rate hike since 1994

The US Federal Reserve has raised interest rates by three-quarters of a percentage point on Wednesday, its biggest move since 1994, as the central bank ramps up its efforts to tackle the fastest infla...
By Jeanna Smialek in New York

India  /  Published 08.04.22

CPM adopts resolution against unemployment

  The 23rd Party Congress of the CPI(M) on Friday adopted a resolution against the "massive crisis of unemployment" in the country and demanded 200 person-days of employment be provide...
By Our bureau and PTI in Kannur

India  /  Published 04.04.22

Chh'garh: Lowest unemployment

Chhattisgarh has been ranked first among states with the lowest unemployment rate in the country, an official statement said on Monday. According to the latest data released by the Centre for Monitor...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Raipur


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