India  /  Published 09.08.20

Note ban, faulty implementation of GST, lockdown destroyed India’s economic structure: Rahul

The Congress youth wing launched a campaign on Sunday to “raise the voice” against unemployment, with Rahul Gandhi alleging that the Narendra Modi government’s decision of demonetisa...
By PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 31.07.20

US economy suffers sharp blow

The US economy suffered its biggest blow since the Great Depression in the second quarter as the Covid-19 pandemic shattered consumer and business spending, and a nascent recovery is under threat from...
By Reuters in Washington

Opinion  /  Published 16.07.20

Rosy lens: state of the economy

The governor of the Reserve Bank of India has claimed that the Indian economy is coming back to normalcy after the easing of the lockdown. The prime minister had also claimed a few days earlier that g...
By The Editorial Board in

Jharkhand  /  Published 14.07.20

EX-workers of FCI protest over job assurances

As many as seventy contractual workers of Fertilizer Corporation of India (FCI), Sindri, staged a demonstration today at Randhir Verma chowk near the Dhanbad district headquarters. They were dem...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

West Bengal  /  Published 06.07.20

From job woes to tiger's jaws

The unemployment caused by months of lockdown, compounded by en masse return of thousands of migrant labourers, in South 24-Parganas has made a large number of people enter restricted tiger reserves t...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 04.07.20

Bengal unemployment rate in June 'far better' than that of India: CM

Referring to a report of the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE), Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee said on Saturday that the state's unemployment rate stood at 6.5 per cent in Ju...
By PTI in Calcutta

World  /  Published 29.06.20

Brazil’s job fall guy: LGBT

One in four unemployed gay and trans Brazilians has lost their job recently during the coronavirus outbreak, a survey released on Sunday found, showing the joblessness among LGBT+ Brazilians almost do...
By Reuters in Rio de Janeiro

Opinion  /  Published 11.01.19

Fear rules the mind of law-abiding citizens

In today’s world of uncertainty, people seek secure and predictable lives. This is not easy to achieve since change comes rapidly and unexpectedly, and all are supposed to adapt. One implication of ...
By Anup Sinha in

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.01.19

Amid job crisis, a global skill summit

 Jharkhand’s unemployment rate is among the highest in the country, according to December 2018 data released by a private think tank, the findings a tell-tale account of the crisis facing the y...
By Animesh Bisoee in Ranchi/Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 05.12.19

Why people are not entering the labour market

According to a survey by the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy, India’s unemployment rate reached its peak of 7.2 per cent in February 2019. This survey was conducted by interviewing households t...
By Sangeeta Karanjai in


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