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Chitranjan Kumar
December 10, 2020
On month-on-month basis, employment declined by 0.9 per cent or 3.5 million in November, as against 0.1 per cent or 0.6 million fall registered in October


Prasanna Mohanty
December 4, 2020
Top-down reforms since the demonetisation of 2016 have already derailed the economy and brought misery to millions, yet the great zeal to do more of the same amidst protests from several segments of population demonstrate that the intent is far from public welfare


BusinessToday.In
December 1, 2020
Mahesh Vyas, Managing Director and CEO, CMIE, said that employment increased by one per cent but real agricultural GVA growth in the September 2020 quarter was 16.4 per cent lower than it was in the June 2020 quarter


Sonal Khetarpal
November 23, 2020
As firms in India are expanding their footprint globally, they not only need to be competitive but also win the trust of both local and global customer and this will not be possible without following the best practices


PTI
November 20, 2020
Several reforms passed by Parliament since the pandemic set in, could lift medium-term growth prospects, including the agricultural reforms to give farmers more flexibility over where to sell their produce, it said


Prasanna Mohanty
November 11, 2020
Multiple factors are responsible for this; some are well-known, like data fudging and man-made disasters of demonetisation, GST, and stringent lockdown; others are lost sight of, like lack of institutional support and intellectual rigour and frivolous approach to serious crisis


Prasanna Mohanty
November 2, 2020
The argument that the new laws are intended to spur investment and boost growth is spurious; more so after special rights and privileges were revoked, the state was downgraded to union territories and its people and political leaders were shut out of democratic space


Prasanna Mohanty
November 2, 2020
Multiple estimates by multilateral institutions show the COVID-19 pandemic will hit India the hardest by sending 40 million people into \"extreme poverty\", worsen hunger and income inequality, and yet the government seems oblivious with no data, no estimation or policy response


Prasanna Mohanty
October 26, 2020
Multiple factors led to it: First they were asked to grow paddy to overcome food scarcity; mechanised harvesting left massive residue that takes longer to decompose and then paddy sowing was delayed to conserve water, overshooting residue burning into Delhi's bad winter air days


BusinessToday.In
October 23, 2020
India has assumed the chairmanship of governing body of International Labour Organisation (ILO), with Labour Secretary Apurva Chandra being elected to the post, after a period of 35 years


Prasanna Mohanty
October 22, 2020
Many studies, including those by top government bodies, identify top polluters of Delhi air as industries, vehicles and dust; the annual, ritualistic bashing of Punjab farmers in winter months only helps in shifting the blame and allows government agencies to evade accountability


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


PTI
October 18, 2020
Grover further noted that the long-term objective of the labour reforms should be to create more employment opportunities as India is set to surpass China as the most populous nation


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


Prasanna Mohanty
October 12, 2020
The economic crisis following the pandemic and untimely national lockdown have been used by both the central and state governments to push through unilateral measures that undermine workers' interest by dismantling critical protections


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


Nirbhay Kumar
September 29, 2020
Labour unions have opposed new rule which allows companies with upto 300 employees to lay-off staff and close the firm without government approval. The threshold for this was 100 employees earlier


Prasanna Mohanty
September 28, 2020
Neither the Wage Code 2019 nor the draft Rules 2020 notified in July 2020 under it links wage to labour productivity, strengthen implementation regime, make minimum wage universal or limit working hours to 8-hour a day to improve the lot of workers


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