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  • India's unemployment lowest in six months at 6.80% in July: CMIE Aug 02, 2022 06:46 PM IST

    India's unemployment lowest in six months at 6.80% in July: CMIE

    The unemployment rate dropped to 6.80 per cent in July from 7.80 per cent in June, the CMIE data said.

  • Indian Youth Congress protests against Centre over rising prices, unemployment Aug 01, 2022 05:41 PM IST

    Indian Youth Congress protests against Centre over rising prices, unemployment

    Several Indian Youth Congress (IYC) leaders and workers holding banners gathered here and raised slogans against the Centre.

  • BJP MP Varun Gandhi questions Central govt over unemployment Jul 28, 2022 10:50 PM IST

    BJP MP Varun Gandhi questions Central govt over unemployment

    "These figures given by the government in Parliament are a telling of the unemployment situation. In the last eight years, 22 crore youths applied for jobs in Central departments, out of which only seven lakh got employment. When about one crore sanctioned posts are vacant in the country, who is responsible for this situation?" Gandhi said in a tweet in Hindi.

  • 'Misled, betrayed, cheated': Rahul Gandhi's dig at PM Modi over unemployment Jul 15, 2022 02:31 PM IST

    'Misled, betrayed, cheated': Rahul Gandhi's dig at PM Modi over unemployment

    Rahul Gandhi shared a graph based on the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE) data which showed that unemployment had doubled in five years from 2017-18 to 2021-22.

  • Does a declining unemployment rate suggest economic recovery? Look closer Jul 08, 2022 03:36 PM IST

    Does a declining unemployment rate suggest economic recovery? Look closer

    A low income economy (like India) with a large working-age population, and a substantial unorganised sector can witness a combination of higher LFPR and lower unemployment rate because people enter the labour force as employed 

  • Unemployment rate rises to 7.8% in June with loss of 13 million jobs: CMIE Jul 05, 2022 06:44 PM IST

    Unemployment rate rises to 7.8% in June with loss of 13 million jobs: CMIE

    The massive fall in number of jobs last month was triggered by higher unemployment rate in rural areas, which went up to 8.03 percent from 6.62 percent in May.

  • Jobs for 18-21 age group hard to come by, EPF data shows Jul 04, 2022 01:32 PM IST

    Jobs for 18-21 age group hard to come by, EPF data shows

    Data shows the share of the 18-21 age group in the net EPF accounts created fell from 37.9 percent in 2018-19 to 24.1 percent in 2021-22

  • Urban unemployment is lower than pre-COVID times, but there’s a catch Jun 21, 2022 09:29 AM IST

    Urban unemployment is lower than pre-COVID times, but there’s a catch

    The quality of urban jobs was worse in January-March 2022 than January-March 2019

  • PM Modi has forced youth to walk on 'Agnipath' of unemployment': Rahul Gandhi Jun 19, 2022 03:41 PM IST

    PM Modi has forced youth to walk on 'Agnipath' of unemployment': Rahul Gandhi

    New Delhi, Jun 19 Amid widespread protests against the new military recruitment scheme, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday launched a scathing a..

  • Young people are hurt; take back 'Agnipath' to avoid repeat of farm laws: Sachin Pilot to govt Jun 19, 2022 01:53 PM IST

    Young people are hurt; take back 'Agnipath' to avoid repeat of farm laws: Sachin Pilot to govt

    He also asserted that the country had been kept ”on a permanent boil” in the last few years, and a culmination of factors such as rejection of the ’Agnipath’ scheme, unemployment and economic and agrarian distress had resulted in the ”severe backlash” from the youth.

  • Despite pandemic and lockdown, India's unemployment rate fell to 4.2% in 2020-21 Jun 14, 2022 07:12 PM IST

    Despite pandemic and lockdown, India's unemployment rate fell to 4.2% in 2020-21

    As per the government's Periodic Labour Force Survey, the unemployment rate dropped in the 12 months ending June 2021 even as the labor force participation rate increased.

  • US adds 390,000 jobs in May, unemployment steady at 3.6% Jun 03, 2022 07:05 PM IST

    US adds 390,000 jobs in May, unemployment steady at 3.6%

    The jobless rate held steady at 3.6 percent for the third consecutive month, just a tenth of a point above the pre-pandemic level in February 2020, the Labor Department said.

  • US weekly jobless claims rise; continuing claims lowest since 1969 May 19, 2022 07:05 PM IST

    US weekly jobless claims rise; continuing claims lowest since 1969

    Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 21,000 to a seasonally adjusted 218,000 for the week ended May 14, the highest level since January, the Labor Department said on Thursday. Economists polled by Reuters had forecast 200,000 applications for the latest week.

  • Inflation, unemployment making new records under 'failed' governance of Centre: Sachin Pilot May 18, 2022 01:07 PM IST

    Inflation, unemployment making new records under 'failed' governance of Centre: Sachin Pilot

    The wholesale price-based inflation soared to a record high of 15.08 per cent in April mainly on account of spiralling prices of food, fuel and other commodities.

  • Centre 'failed 100%' in checking inflation & unemployment; Ayodhya visit, chanting prayers taking precedence: Sharad Pawar May 10, 2022 01:01 PM IST

    Centre 'failed 100%' in checking inflation & unemployment; Ayodhya visit, chanting prayers taking precedence: Sharad Pawar

    Sharad Pawar also said he not come across an instance of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) conducting raids on those part of the central government, but action was being taken against those in opposition.

  • Increasing inflation, unemployment to create crisis in country: Satya Pal Malik May 10, 2022 07:21 AM IST

    Increasing inflation, unemployment to create crisis in country: Satya Pal Malik

    Satya Pal Malik, who has been critical of the Centre over issues of farmers, said the Union government could bring down prices of commodities by reducing taxes.

  • US added 428,000 jobs in April despite surging inflation May 06, 2022 06:12 PM IST

    US added 428,000 jobs in April despite surging inflation

    Friday’s jobs report from the Labor Department showed that last month’s hiring kept the unemployment rate at 3.6 percent, just above the lowest level in a half-century.

  • Experts sceptical about CMIE's unemployment data May 03, 2022 07:23 PM IST

    Experts sceptical about CMIE's unemployment data

    Kolkata, May 3 Economists on Tuesday are not convinced about the latest monthly unemployment data released by the Centre for Monitoring India Economy..

  • US consumers shrug off high inflation, lean on savings to boost spending Apr 30, 2022 06:41 AM IST

    US consumers shrug off high inflation, lean on savings to boost spending

    Consumer spending, which accounts for more than two-thirds of US economic activity, surged 1.1 percent last month. Data for February was revised higher to show outlays advancing 0.6 percent instead of 0.2 percent as previously reported

  • Four lakh jobs created in December quarter by nine key sectors: Govt Apr 28, 2022 12:54 PM IST

    Four lakh jobs created in December quarter by nine key sectors: Govt

    “The estimated total employment in the nine select sectors came in at 3.14 crore which is 4 lakh higher than the estimate for September 2021 quarter,” the labour and employment ministry said.

  • The U.S. Economy Is Booming. So Why Are Economists Worrying About a Recession? Apr 05, 2022 07:53 PM IST

    The U.S. Economy Is Booming. So Why Are Economists Worrying About a Recession?

    Policymakers at the Federal Reserve argue they can cool off the economy and bring down inflation without driving up unemployment and causing a recession. But many economists are skeptical that the Fed can engineer such a “soft landing,” especially in a moment of such extreme global uncertainty.

  • India's urban unemployment falls, but stays above pre-second wave levels Mar 23, 2022 11:39 AM IST

    India's urban unemployment falls, but stays above pre-second wave levels

    While urban unemployment rate fell in the third quarter of 2021, the Labour Force Participation Rate rose marginally. In fact, fewer female were looking for jobs after the second wave, with their Labour Force Participation Rate falling to 19.9 percent from 20.1 percent in April-June 2021

  • January records 8.64 lakh additions to formal work, a 3-month low: EPFO Payroll Mar 20, 2022 07:52 PM IST

    January records 8.64 lakh additions to formal work, a 3-month low: EPFO Payroll

    Companies in states such as Maharashtra, Haryana, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka were lead states to add majority or 61 percent of the net payroll additions recorded in January, said the retirement fund body.

  • US weekly jobless claims fell to 214,000 Mar 17, 2022 06:17 PM IST

    US weekly jobless claims fell to 214,000

    The four-week average for claims, which compensates for weekly volatility, fell to 223,000 from the previous week's 231,750.

  • India's urban unemployment rate jumped to 12.6% in April-June 2021 amid second wave Mar 14, 2022 03:46 PM IST

    India's urban unemployment rate jumped to 12.6% in April-June 2021 amid second wave

    The rise in urban unemployment in April-Jun 2021 was the first such increase in four quarters

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