India  /  Published 05.03.21

What drives a Twitter storm like #ModiJobDo

By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 04.03.21

Double blow to women employment

Crises — economic or medical — invariably have a disproportionate impact on vulnerable constituencies. The Covid-19 pandemic has reiterated this hypothesis. Data from the United Nations ha...
By The Editorial Board in

Jharkhand  /  Published 17.02.21

One arrested for duping youths

A 45-year-old man was on Wednesday arrested by the Sonari Police for allegedly duping lakhs of rupees from two unemployed youths in the name of providing them railway jobs. The accused, identified as...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshdepur

Business  /  Published 02.02.21

Growth gets priority over deficit

The current year’s budget was announced on the back of very high expectations. It seems to have delivered on those promises and has opened up growth opportunities for the future. In my opinion, ...
By Motilal Oswal in

World  /  Published 28.12.20

US jobless benefits to end

Millions of Americans are about to see their jobless benefits expire on Saturday as President Donald Trump has so far refused to sign into law a $2.3-trillion pandemic aid and spending package, insist...
By Reuters in Washington


India  /  Published 19.12.20

Job affliction preceded Covid

Joblessness among urban youths was over 19 per cent or nearly three times the 2012 level even before Covid-19 hit India, official survey reports have shown. The findings buttress the view t...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 05.12.20

Accountant who lost his job falls to death

A 63-year-old man who police said lost his job during the lockdown died after falling from the roof of his four-storey building on Golf Club Road early on Friday. Police said Soumitra Sen, who worked...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jadavpur

West Bengal  /  Published 01.12.20

Jute mill shuts, 4,000 jobless

Around 4,000 workers attached to Reliance Jute Mills at Bhatpara in North 24-Parganas became jobless as mill authorities suspended production “indefinitely” from Monday after the workers&r...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Bhatpara

World  /  Published 25.11.20

Janet Yellen to be US treasury secretary

President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr plans to name Janet L. Yellen as treasury secretary, a nomination that would put a woman in charge of the treasury for the first time in its 231-year history. The e...
By Michael Crowley, Jeanna Smialek in Washington

Culture  /  Published 08.11.20

The Mashup: Magadhi-Magahi

By Manasi Shah in


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