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PTI
September 20, 2020
Congress leader Partap Singh Bajwa, who hails from Punjab, describes the proposed laws as \"ill-conceived and ill-timed\" and says his party \"completely rejects\" them. He says the bills are against land owners across the country, especially those of Punjab, Haryana and western Uttar Pradesh


Rukmini Rao
September 18, 2020
While technology-first segments like e-commerce, IT-BPM firms, banking finance and insurance firms are leading cloud adoption, media and entertainment, retail, automotive, healthcare and manufacturing are also catching up


BusinessToday.In
September 17, 2020
Hashtag #NationalUnemploymentDay started trending after Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, who earlier today wished PM Modi happy birthday, released another tweet citing unemployment situation in the country


Prasanna Mohanty
September 17, 2020
It would be naive to expect agriculture providing jobs to about 43% of the workforce and sustaining 70% of the population living in rural India with a meagre share of 14.5% in national income (GDP) to drive growth, especially when it is going through unprecedented job and income loss


BusinessToday.In
September 17, 2020
India Stock Market Highlights Today: ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank, PowerGrid, Bajaj Auto, Kotak Bank, Axis Bank and L&T were among the top losers today on the Sensex pack. On the other hand, HCL Tech, Tech Mahindra, Asian Paints, ONGC and Infosys were among the gainers


Rupa Burman Roy
September 16, 2020
Gold, Silver prices today:  On the Multi Commodity Exchange, Gold October Futures gained Rs 166 at Rs 51,935, after hitting an intraday high of Rs 51,943 against the previous close of Rs 51,769 per 10 gm.


Prasanna Mohanty
September 14, 2020
Not only India's relief packages are grossly inadequate it is not even spending enough to revive demand in the crisis-hit economy; what is needed is clear: more fiscal spending, not \"keeping the power dry\" for future stimulus or unrealistic claim of a V-shaped recovery


BusinessToday.In
September 14, 2020
\"I remain confident that India's long-term growth potential remains intact despite the COVID setback. The IMF also has estimated that the Indian economy will rebound to 6 per cent in FY22,\" Birla said


Prasanna Mohanty
September 11, 2020
Part II of this two-part article continues to relook at misadventures that derailed the Indian economy, threatening dreams of millions of \"aspirational\" Indians. Instead of a serious and meaningful debate, India continues to grapple with constant and systemic \"misdirection\" in multiple sense of the word


Prasanna Mohanty
September 10, 2020
This is Part I of two-part article revisiting critical economic decisions that eventually led to minus 23.9% growth in Q1 of FY21. Blaming exogenous factors (pandemic) or intense lockdown is merely an excuse to divert attention from government's ineptitude and thwart meaningful debate


Rupa Burman Roy
September 4, 2020
Gold, Silver prices today: Traders said investors rushed to the safe-haven asset ahead of the release of US Monthly payroll data, scheduled later in the day


Prasanna Mohanty
September 3, 2020
Gross mismanagement of the economy, starting with demonetisation in November 2016 and continued with untimely, unplanned and sudden nation-wide lockdown has compounded the GST problem. Centre's refusal to pay compensation to states now may derail it completely


Niti Kiran
September 2, 2020
Amid all gloom and doom around mass lay-offs, top 30 Sensex firms registered 5.2 per cent increase in their combined salary expenses in the June quarter of the current fiscal, on a yearly basis


BusinessToday.In
September 2, 2020
Coronavirus update: The recoveries have surged to 29,019,09 at 76.9 per cent, whereas the fatality rate has declined to 1.75 per cent


BusinessToday.In
September 2, 2020
Unemployment in August was far higher than in pre-COVID-19 lockdown months of January and February when it stood at 7.76 per cent and 7.22 per cent, respectively


Prasanna Mohanty
August 30, 2020
Developed economies have sound, fiscally-supported systems to respond to workers' distress in normal times, which they scaled up several notches with higher fiscal support to fight the current crisis. India doesn't have such a system nor did it rise up to the crisis; it isn't even tracking job loss


Prasanna Mohanty
August 29, 2020
India's new unemployment allowance plan for lockdown-induced job loss would benefit a small fraction of organised workers; the new social security code in the works aims to expand social security to 100 million organised workers but contains no concrete plan for 437 million unorganised workers


Mudit Kapoor
August 21, 2020
The first three months in this fiscal saw 8,47,649 new jobs compared to 30,02,975 jobs in the same period previous fiscal.


Anuradha Pati
August 20, 2020
Since the COVID-19 lockdown, most of the artisans have been out of work. Only 15 out of 40 looms are operational. Stocks have accumulated and they are facing a severe cash crunch


PTI
August 19, 2020
A massive political row broke out after a report by the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) last week alleged that senior Facebook executives had opposed applying hate speech rules to posts by certain BJP leaders


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