Labour Day 2019: Not just vanishing private investments, high cost of labour too is killing India's job market
There is no major mention of labour reforms in the BJP manifesto, even the Congress manifesto which speaks GST reforms and job creation has paid no significant attention to labour law reforms
CMIE data shows unemployment rate crossed 8% in first three weeks of April; where are the jobs disappearing?
The escalation in April unemployment figures, as CMIE itself points out, weakens the optimism seen in the latter half of March, when data showed an improvement in the scenario
Five million lost jobs between 2016 and 2018; urban individuals hit hardest, says Azim Premji University report
The unemployed were mostly higher educated and young people, in the 20-24 age range, according to the study titled “State of Working India 2019”.
Economists' warning signal: To regain India's data credibility, govt should withdraw faulty GDP back series, release NSSO job numbers
The Mundle series showed that the GDP growth had actually touched the double-digit mark, India has been desperately hoping for, in 2006-07.
Jobs numbers: Govt is fighting a big trust deficit on data credibility; budget was a missed opportunity to clear the air
A range of data releases including labour bureau survey numbers, CMIE numbers and ground level indicators also have been pointing out a major problems in job generation in the economy.
The assessment by the NSSO conducted between July 2017-June 2018, showed the unemployment rate stood at 6.1 percent, the highest since 1972-73, the report said.
India’s missing employment data: We aren’t better off as a nation living in the dark about job scenario
The 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.
Lack of reliable jobs data has thrown up big challenges before the central government to solve unemployment problem
The Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged on Wednesday, but kept the door open to a hike in June while showing little sign it was in a hurry to tighten monetary policy amid an apparent slowdown in the U.S. economy.
Janet Yellen says the economy has regained ground lost to the deepest recession since the 1930s. But she says unemployment remains too high at 7.3 percent and notes that the Fed is still trying to accelerate the economy's recovery.