Opinion  /  Published 04.11.19

The economy is more than stock markets

Recent data on the Indian economy appear to be contradictory. On the one hand, the stock markets have boomed, with the Sensex touching record high figures. On the other hand, the unemployment rate has...
By The Editorial Board in

Business  /  Published 18.04.19

Jet Airways suspends all flights

“Since no emergency funding from the lenders or any other source is forthcoming, the airline will not be able to pay for fuel or other critical services to keep the operations going,” the airline ...
By Our Bureau in Mumbai

India  /  Published 08.09.19

Economy, Kashmir: Congress demands answers

As the BJP celebrated 100 days of achievements of its second term at the Centre, the Congress on Sunday tore into it over the Kashmir clampdown, the falling rupee and loss of jobs, accusing the right-...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.05.20

Job scheme hits five-year low

April witnessed the least work generated under the rural job scheme for any month in the past five years despite the lockdown leaving villagers unemployed and in desperate need of work, an academic sa...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 31.08.19

Who’s responsible for economic ruin, Priyanka asks

Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has asked a simple question to the government a day after it was officially confirmed that the GDP had grown at its slowest pace in more than six years...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

India  /  Published 10.04.20

Govt should deal with issue of unemployment: Akhilesh

Samajwadi Party supremo Akhilesh Yadav on Friday termed as unfortunate the politicisation of the issue of coronavirus and said the government should focus on preparing a roadmap for the unemployed'Pol...
By The Telegraph in Lucknow

World  /  Published 09.04.20

15m seeking unemployed benefits in US

The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits in the last three weeks likely totaled a staggering 15 million as tough measures to control the novel coronavirus outbreak abruptly ground the cou...
By Reuters in Washington

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

World  /  Published 26.03.20

America jobless claims hit $3 million

The number of Americans filing claims for unemployment benefits surged to a record of more than 3 million last week as strict measures to contain the coronavirus pandemic ground the country to a sudde...
By Reuters in Washington

India  /  Published 31.05.19

Growth dip, job crisis greet Nirmala

Hours after new finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman and the rest of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s new team had trooped into their offices, the Central Statistics Office put out figures that showed ...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi


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