North East  /  Published 22.09.21

22% Assam job loss during Covid

A study by an autonomous college in Assam has found that an estimated 22 per cent of the workforce may have lost their jobs in the state due to the Covid pandemic. The study conducted by Nowgong Coll...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 20.09.21

Democracy’s broken pledges

In a rather interesting development, the Orissa High Court has held that the “term ‘unemployment’ sounds like a death knell for youth, duping them on [the] pretext of securing job is...
By Anurag Tiwary, Abhinav Narayan Jha

India  /  Published 18.09.21

Congress raises jobs, poops Modi party

The Congress held a news conference at which spokesperson Supriya Shrinate said: “Unemployment Day is being observed today by the youth across the country; it is an unmatched Twitter trend since...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

India  /  Published 12.09.21

Rahul attacks govt over job loss

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi Sunday attacked the government over the issue of employment, saying the difference between a week off and working day has ended under this dispensation as "there are ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 09.09.21

Ford pullout to cost 4,000 jobs

Some 4,000 Indian employees will be hit by the closure. Instead of focusing on India, the company is going to doubledown on China where it sells more of its luxury Lincoln brand than in the US. The cl...
By Paran Balakrishnan in New Delhi


India  /  Published 04.09.21

Unemployment similar to 2020, shows CMIE data

But the central government doesn’t want solutions, he added. ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.09.21

Call to observe 'Jumla Unemployment Day'

An illusory sum of Rs 15 lakh for every Indian. A call to bang on plates. Worsening joblessness. All these legacies of Narendra Modi will be highlighted on the Prime Minister’s birthday by a na...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 23.08.21

Govt survey shows illusion of jobs

A government survey has portrayed an improved unemployment situation between July 2019 and June 2020 on certain parameters, but experts say this is largely an illusion caused by a distressed populatio...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 20.08.21

Military chefs back from Afghanistan

Ratan Sarkar, then 44, had dreams of a good life as a chef when he boarded a flight from Calcutta to Kabul in 2012 amid the assurance of a “stabilising Afghanistan”. Nine years later, a &...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar, Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta, Ranaghat

India  /  Published 19.08.21

Modi glow has lost sheen, indicate major surveys

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Teflon’ coating may be wearing thin, mainly due to his handling of the catastrophic second pandemic wave. Modi’s standing with the public has cr...
By Paran Balakrishnan in New Delhi


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