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  • One year since COVID-19 lockdown: India still recovering from unemployment blow Mar 24, 2021 11:52 AM IST

    One year since COVID-19 lockdown: India still recovering from unemployment blow

    The government had imposed a lockdown to curb the spread of the pandemic but this impacted economic and commercial activities and resulted in job loss and later on the exodus of migrant workers which rocked the entire nation.

  • West Bengal elections: TMC releases manifesto, promises 5 lakh jobs a year Mar 17, 2021 06:36 PM IST

    West Bengal elections: TMC releases manifesto, promises 5 lakh jobs a year

    A Rs 10,000 per acre support would be provided to around 68 lakh small and marginal farmers under the Krishak Bandhu Scheme, the manifesto said.

  • CII objects to Haryana government's bill sanctioning 75% quota for locals in private jobs Mar 03, 2021 05:59 PM IST

    CII objects to Haryana government's bill sanctioning 75% quota for locals in private jobs

    CII Director General Chandrajit Banerjee appealed the Haryana government to reconsider the legislation.

  • Haryana Governor approves bill sanctioning 75% quota for locals in private jobs Mar 02, 2021 06:11 PM IST

    Haryana Governor approves bill sanctioning 75% quota for locals in private jobs

    The rate of joblessness in the state is three times higher than the national average.

  • Unemployment high in India due to govt's "ill considered demonetisation decision": Manmohan Singh Mar 02, 2021 02:25 PM IST

    Unemployment high in India due to govt's "ill considered demonetisation decision": Manmohan Singh

    Inaugurating a development summit virtually organised by the Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Development Studies, an economic think tank aligned to the Congress ideology in poll-bound Kerala, Singh said temporary measures by the Government of India and the Reserve Bank to paper over the credit problem cannot blind us to the looming credit crisis ahead that could affect the small and medium sector.

  • Urban unemployment rate falls to 2-year low in February: CMIE data Mar 02, 2021 02:08 PM IST

    Urban unemployment rate falls to 2-year low in February: CMIE data

    Haryana reported the highest unemployment rate of 26.4 percent, followed by Rajasthan at 25.6 percent.

  • Unemployment rate dropped to 6.5% in January 2021: CMIE data Feb 18, 2021 07:26 PM IST

    Unemployment rate dropped to 6.5% in January 2021: CMIE data

    Most employed persons in India do not have regular jobs. Their employment on any given day depends upon the state of the economy, the local environment, business conditions at large and a fair degree of luck.

  • COVID-19 impact | UK unemployment hits 5.0% on virus fallout Jan 26, 2021 04:09 PM IST

    COVID-19 impact | UK unemployment hits 5.0% on virus fallout

    At 5.0 percent, the figure is 1.2 percentage points above the same period a year earlier, to reach the highest level since April 2016.

  • Explained | Why India’s Manufacturing PMI Rises To 56.4 In December 2020 Jan 06, 2021 09:49 AM IST

    Explained | Why India’s Manufacturing PMI Rises To 56.4 In December 2020

    According to IHS Markit, India’s manufacturing PMI rose to 56.4 in December 2020, a tick higher from November 56.3. However, the survey also brought the bad news of falling employment.

  • Urban unemployment lowest in Gujarat at beginning of pandemic, finds PLFS survey Jan 04, 2021 11:28 AM IST

    Urban unemployment lowest in Gujarat at beginning of pandemic, finds PLFS survey

    High unemployment is the weak underbelly of the Kerala model

  • COVID-19 impact | What 2020 was like for people in the retail industry Dec 29, 2020 11:13 PM IST

    COVID-19 impact | What 2020 was like for people in the retail industry

    The apparel industry and a slew of malls were battered as millions of Americans stayed home and a litany of dress-up events, from proms to weddings, were canceled or postponed.

  • Number of companies, members registered with EPFO fall in October: Report Nov 18, 2020 03:58 PM IST

    Number of companies, members registered with EPFO fall in October: Report

    Contributing establishments with the EPFO have dropped by 30,825 from September to October, official data shows

  • Unemployment claims under ABVKY can be filed online, no need for affidavit form: Government Nov 08, 2020 08:15 PM IST

    Unemployment claims under ABVKY can be filed online, no need for affidavit form: Government

    The condition of submitting the claim in an affidavit form under Atal Beemit Vyakti Kalyan Yojana (ABVKY) was causing an inconvenience to claimants, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Right time for a national urban livelihood guarantee scheme Aug 20, 2020 08:57 AM IST

    Right time for a national urban livelihood guarantee scheme

    Successive governments have continued to overlook the vulnerability of India’s informal urban workforce and the situation this workforce finds itself in. The current crisis, however, presents an opportunity to modernise India’s social safety net

  • ADB-ILO study: Youth unemployment in India could go up to 32.5% as a result of the pandemic Aug 19, 2020 10:18 AM IST

    ADB-ILO study: Youth unemployment in India could go up to 32.5% as a result of the pandemic

    If it takes 6 months to control the virus, then job losses among young Indians could go up to 6.1 million

  • Labour Ministry to relax eligibility norms for availing unemployment benefits: Report Aug 13, 2020 08:45 AM IST

    Labour Ministry to relax eligibility norms for availing unemployment benefits: Report

    If cleared, the proposal will benefit over 32 million ESIC subscribers if they ever find themselves unemployed.

  • Kuwait’s expat quota bill a big blow to Kerala’s remittances Jul 08, 2020 02:20 PM IST

    Kuwait’s expat quota bill a big blow to Kerala’s remittances

    Depending on when the expats are asked to leave the country, Kerala’s remittances economy could see a shrinkage of up to $4 billion — about 25 percent of its total inward remittances

  • COVID-19 impact: Urban unemployment rises again as states resort to lockdown Jul 07, 2020 11:12 AM IST

    COVID-19 impact: Urban unemployment rises again as states resort to lockdown

    The rise in urban unemployment can be attributed to fresh curbs imposed in Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Assam, West Bengal and Maharashtra.

  • India's June jobless rate falls to 11%: CMIE data Jul 01, 2020 02:41 PM IST

    India's June jobless rate falls to 11%: CMIE data

    The virus has infected over half a million people in the world's second-most populous nation, hitting economic activity, but fall in unemployment rate suggested the worst may be over for the economy, at least for now.

  • Chart of the Day | Unemployment rate falls to pre-COVID levels Jun 24, 2020 10:31 AM IST

    Chart of the Day | Unemployment rate falls to pre-COVID levels

    Falling unemployment shows that economy is picking up

  • Is China facing a Xi Jinping-Li Keqiang rivalry amidst a job crisis? Jun 23, 2020 10:56 AM IST

    Is China facing a Xi Jinping-Li Keqiang rivalry amidst a job crisis?

    Xi Jinping would not want Li Keqiang, who has experience in tackling the 2009 H1N1 virus outbreak, to garner an image as the hero of the current COVID-19 crisis. This is why Xi’s allies are picking holes in Li’s call to revive the stall economy

  • India-China border tension | Beijing's power projection comes at a wrong time for China Jun 17, 2020 10:18 AM IST

    India-China border tension | Beijing's power projection comes at a wrong time for China

    China is staring at a multi-front crisis emanating from a global anti-Beijing regrouping, a resurgent India and its own unstable domestic affairs with a slowing economy and soaring unemployment

  • The sharp fall in unemployment raises hopes of a quick recovery Jun 16, 2020 10:47 AM IST

    The sharp fall in unemployment raises hopes of a quick recovery

  • BJP busy in elections, ignoring problem of unemployment: Akhilesh Yadav Jun 10, 2020 01:07 PM IST

    BJP busy in elections, ignoring problem of unemployment: Akhilesh Yadav

    "In UP, unemployment has emerged as a big problem in form of suicides. Forgetting truth of corona, BJP has become busy in elections. When BJP is not considering unemployment and starvation as a problem, how will it solve them.With Bihar election nearing, after some days 'star campaigner' will also start flying," Yadav said in a tweet in Hindi.

  • Unemployment at 5.8% for FY19, troubling but still lower than 45-year high in FY18 Jun 05, 2020 02:41 PM IST

    Unemployment at 5.8% for FY19, troubling but still lower than 45-year high in FY18

    Labour force participation rate for working age population (15 years and above) rose slightly to 50.2 percent in FY19, from 49.8 percent in FY18

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