80% of India's informal workers lost jobs during COVID lockdown, 63% survived on two meals a day, shows data
Government needs to take action regarding job security, social security benefits, food security, health benefits, and safety in the informal sector in such a way that it not only manages the current crisis, but also immunises the sector from future shocks
50 lakh people lost jobs since demonetisation in 2016, reveals latest report on job crisis; unemployment rate rose to over 6% in 2018
The CSE survey said lakh men lost their jobs between 2016 and 2018 and the beginning of the decline of jobs coinciding with demonetisation in November 2016.
Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram hit out at the Centre, saying the three main issues in the upcoming polls would be jobs, jobs and jobs.
Narendra Modi govt doesn’t want to accept that there is a job crisis, says Rahul Gandhi at interaction with students in New Delhi
Firing a fresh salvo at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday alleged that the government "did not want to accept" that there was a "job crisis" in the country, and said the prime minister should hold discussions with the youth to address the issue.
Amid claims of rising unemployment, Centre says 3.79 lakh jobs were created between 2017 and 2019 in formal, unorganised sectors
As the debate intensifies over rising unemployment in the country, the Modi government claims to have generated over 3.79 lakh jobs between 2017 and 2019 in its various establishments, according to the interim budget for 2019-20.
#HowsTheJobs: Congress hits out at Narendra Modi govt over NSSO unemployment data, says Centre failed to fulfil promises
Citing the NSSO report, which states that the unemployment rate between July 2017-June 2018 stood at 6.1 percent, the highest since 1972-73, Congress leaders across the spectrum noted the BJP government's various missteps during its tenure.
Rahul Gandhi in Odisha: Congress president reiterates focus on job creation, healthcare system in 2019 Lok Sabha poll pitch
Congress president Rahul Gandhi reiterated the party's narrative for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls at the Odisha townhall on Friday, saying that education and healthcare institutions would be few of the priorities of the Congress if it came to power at the Centre.
National Youth Day: Swami Vivekananda's teachings still inspire, but nation harnessing power of young workforce will be true tribute
Vivekananda believed that youth could play a role in India’s socio-economic regeneration.
CMIE data shows 11 mn jobs lost in 2018: Labour reforms need of the hour, but no political party is serious about it
According to a report by the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE), job losses, and the number of unemployed people in the country have been steadily rising
Govt's sharp focus on skill development is improving employability, but employment is still a far cry
Nearly 300 million youth are currently under employed or unemployed, and only two percent of the country’s total workforce has undergone skills training.