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Prasanna Mohanty
October 5, 2020
Part I of this two-part article traces the growth of temporary employment in government and the practice of keeping a larger number of posts vacant even in the face of a severe job crisis


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


Indranil | Montu Bose
July 14, 2020
To overcome the current challenges faced by the health system, a lot needs to change. First and foremost would be to build a strong pro-people non-commercialised public system as an alternative to the dominant for-profit sector


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, June 5, 2020
Abu Dhabi's Mubadala to invest Rs 9,093.60 cr in Mukesh Ambani's Jio PlatformsReliance Industries Limited and Jio Platforms Limited have announced the Abu Dhabi-based sovereign investor Mubadala Investment Company (Mubadala) will invest Rs 9,093.60 crore in Jio Platforms at an equity value of 4.91 lakh crore and an enterprise value of Rs 5.16 lakh crore. Mubadala's investment will translate into a 1.85% equity stake in Jio Platforms on a fully diluted basis, the company said. Reli...


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, June 4, 2020
The unemployment rate among Scheduled Caste (SC) rose marginally to 6.4 per cent in 2018-19 from 6.3 per cent in 2017-18, and the rate among Scheduled Tribes (STs) inched up to 4.5 per cent against 4.3 per cent reported in the previous year


E Kumar Sharma
New Delhi, May 28, 2020
There are COVID-linked manifestations in rising number of suicides (among men, perhaps triggered by joblessless and no income), increased liquor consumption, domestic violence, unattended pregnancies and unwanted pregnancies


Prasanna Mohanty
May 15, 2020
Gross treatment to migrants comes along with massive job loss, historically low wage rates, little job or social security and subsistence level existence of millions of Indian workers. This is hardly an ideal situation to recover or rebuild the economy


Prasanna Mohanty
April 21, 2020
Like urban migrant workers and small and marginal farmers, prolonged lockdown makes Indian Muslims very vulnerable, not only because they depend more on informal economy, their employment and livelihood deprivations are already worse than those of STs and SCs


Prasanna Mohanty
April 14, 2020
Not just in health emergencies, even in normal times, India needs a public healthcare system that can ensure that \"catastrophic\" healthcare expenditure does not routinely drive six crore Indians into poverty every year


Prasanna Mohanty
April 5, 2020
Given its predominant role as a source of livelihood, the informal economy needs to be fixed first once the health crisis blows over. This would call for a series of long-neglected steps such as collecting comprehensive data on informal establishments and informal labour, benchmarking reasonable national minimum wage, providing comprehensive social security cover and reviving MSMEs


Dr. Sona Mitra
March 11, 2020
The Data from 2011-12 showed that less than one per cent of men in both urban and rural areas were involved in household activities in their usual principal status, but for women, the proportion was in excess of 60 per cent


Prasanna Mohanty
February 19, 2020
A closer look at India's tax data reveals that the direct tax burden is much higher on relatively smaller taxpayers in both individual and corporate categories and that the larger taxpayers benefit more from tax incentives and deductions


Dipak Mondal and Joe C Mathew
New Delhi, January 7, 2020
The Indian economy is going through one of its longest spells of slowdown - six quarters and counting


Prasanna Mohanty
New Delhi, December 4, 2019
All the key economic indicators have been on a downward swing for quite some time. If this slide is not checked India may slip into recession sooner than later. In this first part of a two-part series, the article looks at what the major economic indicators are telling about the state of Indian economy


Prasanna Mohanty
November 13, 2019
The credibility of India's statistical system is at stake because of the commissions and omissions ever since the 2011-12 series was announced in January 2015 and continued through multiple revisions in GDP numbers until now that dent public confidence


PTI
November 8, 2019



PTI
October 19, 2019
Asked why the BJP's campaign focused more on issues of nationalism at a time of economic slowdown, Javadekar said the \"atmosphere\" of slowdown prevails world over


Manoj Sharma
New Delhi, October 7, 2019
The job scenario also reflects the ongoing slowdown in the country, with various sectors, especially auto and FMCG, facing job cuts over declining sales and poor demand


Sumant Banerji
New Delhi, September 11, 2019
Sitharaman's argument that millennials' preference for Ola and Uber is responsible for dismal auto sales was perceived by the auto industry as an excuse for not slashing excise duties to prop up sales - something the government has been hinting at for a week at least


Prasanna Mohanty
July 11, 2019
For the new labour codes to be effective, definitions of worker, wage, organised-unorganised sector etc. need to be uniform and simple to enable data collection and applicability


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