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Mar 08, 2018
India’s missing employment data: We aren’t better off as a nation living in the dark about job scenarioThe last time the labour bureau released job data, it showed unemployment in the country rose to a five-year high of 5 percent in 2015-16.
Jan 29, 2018
Budget 2018: Can we stop pakoda seller vs beggar discourse and debate on a better payroll method?Perhaps, there is an opportunity for the Narendra Modi government to use this Budget to offer clarity on the job scenario in the country with official data-backed presentation.
Jan 22, 2018
Employment challenges: Pakoda sellers are fine but we need more formal sector jobsModi is right when he says the informal sector accounts for 90% of total employment and the formal sector only 10%. But the quality of employment in the informal sector needs a closer look.
Dec 02, 2017
Manmohan Singh says demonetisation and GST 'broke the back of businesses', 'cost the nation hugely'Manmohan Singh said it was early to conclude that economic slowdown reversed as 6.3 percent growth rate did not take into account small and medium sectors
Nov 10, 2017
Demonetisation dealt a body blow to agriculture; govt should find holistic solution to farmer debt issueThe demonetisation was announced at a time when the farmers had just harvested or were about to harvest with an expectation of returns that would also allow a better rabi season, compared with 2015-16
Jul 14, 2017
Narendra Modi govt is overdoing its war on black money; it’s high time focus shifts to jobs creationRegardless of how the government couches the dismal jobs scenario, black money crackdowns haven’t helped
Jun 30, 2017
GST launch: New tax regime isn’t perfect; but by disowning it, Congress is forgetting fair rules of the gameGST in the current format isn’t an ideal one, but it is good enough to begin with even with the imperfections
Jun 27, 2017
GST from 1 July: For small traders and unorganised players, the shift remains a challengeInformal or unorganised sector accounts for nearly 50 percent of India’s gross domestic product and is responsible for more than 80 percent of total job creation in the country
Mar 11, 2017
UP assembly election results 2017: PM Modi passes big political test on demonetisation in grand styleThe UP polls, arguably, was the first major test for him. And the outcome would have surprised even the most optimistic supporter of the BJP.
Mar 07, 2017
Demonetisation may impact growth in Q4, remonetisation to take 2-3 months: Viral AcharyaUltimately, the cash shortage is like the liquidity shock and unless it had led to a substantial wealth destruction one would expect its effects to be quite temporary, said RBI deputy Viral Acharya