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Unemployment
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

Opinion  /  Published 02.04.19

Callous disdain for the poor

Given the fact that a significant amount of jobs has been lost by casual rural workers in the recent past, the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act gains added significance. It is su...
By The Editorial Board in

World  /  Published 29.05.20

Thailand could lose 8m jobs in 2020

Thailand could lose as many as 8.4 million jobs this year, many of them in the hard-hit tourism industry, officials said on Thursday, reflecting how much the pandemic has hurt a country that received ...
By New York Times News Service in New York

World  /  Published 26.05.20

California in 'free fall'

Locked down in their homes, the four former California governors clicked into a Zoom call and one after another described how they dealt with the crises that had defined their time in office. For Pete...
By Tim Arango and Thomas Fuller in Los Angeles

Business  /  Published 10.06.20

US Federal Reserve keeps interest rate intact

The Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged and near zero on Wednesday as the US central bank projected a gradual economic recovery from the pandemic-induced recession.In their first economic pr...
By NYTNS and Reuters in Washington

Opinion  /  Published 04.08.19

India's economy: from dream to horror

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has turned fortune telling about the Indian economy into a fine art. His big goal of turning India into a $5 trillion economy by 2024 rings hollow and sounds shallow in th...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 11.04.20

Idle wage? MGNREGA test for government

The lockdown has dried up rural job scheme projects, prompting demands that the government pay wages for this period to all the registered workers, including those forced to sit idle through no fault ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

World  /  Published 07.05.20

UK faces ‘worst slump since 1706’

The Bank of England warned on Thursday that the British economy could suffer its deepest annual contraction in more than three centuries as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, before bouncing back n...
By AP in London

Opinion  /  Published 07.06.19

Economic data under a cloud

During the last five years, there have been a number of controversies over economic data presented by the government and by relatively autonomous bodies like the National Sample Survey Office. The con...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 07.02.19

Food that is delicious — and endangered

Sir — It is worrying that endangered shark species such as hammerhead and spiny dogfish are being sold surreptitiously in Britain. Names like rock salmon or huss are being used while labelling dishe...
By The Telegraph in


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