West Bengal  /  Published 27.08.20

Fee anxiety for trafficking survivor

Parul (name changed), 18, a resident of Kakdwip in the Sundarbans, wants to work in the IT industry as an accountant. She is enrolled in a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) programme at a priv...
By Chandrima Bhattacharya in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 24.08.20

Great burden: Indian employment crisis

The worst effect of the pandemic on the Indian economy has been the widespread loss of jobs, substantial pay cuts, and disruptions in education and training programmes. A recent survey published by th...
By The Editorial Board in

North East  /  Published 22.08.20

MP wind in AASU job sails

The All Assam Students’ Union, which has been advocating jobs for locals, on Friday said its stand has been vindicated after the Madhya Pradesh government announced that government jobs would on...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

India  /  Published 20.08.20

1.89 crore salaried jobs lost in 3 months

An estimated 1.89 crore salaried jobs were lost between April and July in India, with July ominously witnessing huge job losses after a partial recovery in June, a private research group has said afte...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 19.08.20

Tatas move to 12-hour shifts

Tata Steel’s Jamshedpur plant, which pioneered an eight-hour shift for workers in the country, will switch to an extended 12-hour schedule later this month to contain the spread of Covid-19. Th...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshdepur


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)


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