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Prasanna Mohanty
October 20, 2020
A study by two multinational giants UBS and PwC says \"huge fiscal and quantitative easing packages\" given by governments around the world drove a V-shaped recovery of stock markets and billionaires' wealth surged to $10.2 trillion by the end of July 2020


Prasanna Mohanty
October 15, 2020
Several critical high-frequency indicators show that in August and September the improvements noticed in June and July reversed; high-frequency data, in any case, tells the story of organised sector but not unorganised sector contributing 45% to GDP


Prasanna Mohanty
October 12, 2020
India has learnt that growth in GDP does not automatically translate into growth in jobs and that GDP growth does not necessarily mean well-being of a vast majority of population. It needs to put these experiences into work and frame appropriate policy responses to the job crisis


PTI
October 10, 2020
Mistry said housing and real estate sector is the biggest employer in the economy after agriculture, and that 80 per cent of the workforce in the sector require minimal skills


PTI
October 10, 2020
Rajasthan Congress Chief Govind Singh Dotasra said that at a time when the Centre should work to eliminate coronavirus infection, \"it is working to finish farmers from the country\"


Prasanna Mohanty
October 6, 2020
Part II of this two-part article looks at more data on the growth of temporary or informal workers in India and how it poses a serious threat not just to the wellbeing of millions of its workers but to the growth prospects of the economy in the long run


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 27, 2020
New labour codes severely reduce workers' security by increasing key thresholds for applicability of most protections; contractual employment has been expanded to add to workers' precarity and social protections for unorganised workers are vague


Nirbhay Kumar
September 26, 2020
The Code on Industrial Relations allows companies with up to 300 workers to fire them without prior government approval; they also make it difficult for unions to go on strike without prior 60-day notice


Sonal Khetarpal
September 25, 2020
The three labour codes seen together fail to achieve even reasonable balance between enabling of ease of doing business, and protecting & strengthening labour welfare and their rights


Sonal Khetarpal
September 23, 2020
Introducing the bills, Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar stressed that the objective of labour reforms is to have labour laws in line with the changing world of workplace and provide an effective and transparent system, balancing the needs of workers and industries


PTI
September 21, 2020
Earlier in July, provisional data had showed net new enrolments for the month April at 1 lakh which were revised down to 20,164 in August


Prasanna Mohanty
September 21, 2020
Contrary to Centre's claims, a parallel private market for farm produce and negation of states' regulatory power are aimed at helping private businesses at the cost of farmers. The last thing distressed farmers need is exposure to unregulated market forces


Saibal Paul
September 18, 2020
The data and information substantiate that rural India doesn't have the capacity to support the huge reverse migrated population and they have no way but to return to their respective workplaces, the urban centres, for whatever menial job opportunities they get


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


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


PTI
September 14, 2020
A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde was informed by Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, appearing for the Centre, that a final decision would be taken in consultation with the Railways, Delhi Government and the Urban Development Ministry


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


Joe C Mathew
September 11, 2020
As percentage of the total population, it means 0.73 per cent of adults in India were exposed to the virus by early May 2020


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


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