By Gaurav Bisht and Naresh K Thakur | Hindustan Times/Shimla
UPDATED ON NOV 10, 2020 05:47 PM IST
A poll promise, BJP mulls 70% quota in jobs for natives in hill state that has an unemployment rate of 13.5%.
By HT Correspondent | livemint, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 03, 2020 08:40 AM IST
India’s rural unemployment rate climbed more than 100 basis points month-on-month (m-o-m) in October with the region seeing a significant fall in the creation of person-days under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS), even as the rabi harvest season kicked off.
By Gaurav Bisht | Hindustan Times, Shimla
UPDATED ON OCT 31, 2020 04:42 PM IST
With tourism sector hit, state government finds few takers for jobs in industrial belt due to location and higher salary expectations
By HT Correspondent | Mint, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2020 07:01 AM IST
Data for new company registrations in July is more optimistic than certain other high-frequency economic indicators, which had suggested that a revival of the Indian economy may be prolonged due to the severe impact of the pandemic and the extended lockdown measures.
By Roshan Kishore | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 12, 2020 10:03 AM IST
There is also the question of whether the recovery is merely sequential – current month over previous month – or strong enough to prevent an annual contraction from the second quarter onwards.
UPDATED ON JUL 15, 2020 03:29 PM IST
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By Prashant K Nanda | Mint, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 13, 2020 11:36 PM IST
CMIE data showed urban unemployment continues to remain sticky, though it fell 1.3 percentage points in the week to July 12 over the previous week.
By Zia Haq | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 02, 2020 06:20 AM IST
According to data from Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy’s (CMIE) website, the rate of unemployment in urban India stood at 25.6%, higher than rural India’s 22.6%.
UPDATED ON MAY 20, 2020 12:42 PM IST
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By Press Trust of India | Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON MAY 05, 2020 07:14 PM IST
CMIE said the rate of unemployment was the highest in the urban areas, which constitute the most number of the red zones due to the Covid-19 cases, at 29.22 per cent, as against 26.69 per cent for the rural areas.
By Reuters | New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 02, 2020 03:15 PM IST
In rural areas, the unemployment rate increased to 7.37% in February from 5.97% in the previous month, while in urban areas, it fell to 8.65% from 9.70%.
By Vineet Sachdev | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 26, 2020 11:06 AM IST
The Indian economy has been losing growth momentum for six consecutive quarters up to September, 2019. GDP growth fell to 4.5% in the quarter ending September, the lowest since March 2013.
By Karan Thapar
UPDATED ON NOV 16, 2019 07:55 PM IST
The labour force participation rate — the number of people looking for jobs — is simultaneously shrinking. In 2016, it was 47-48%. Today, it’s 43%. So while the number of people unable to find jobs has grown, the number seeking them has fallen. That is not good news
By Navneet Rathore | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Shimla
UPDATED ON OCT 11, 2019 10:55 PM IST
UPDATED ON DEC 31, 2018 09:00 AM IST
India is grappling with the mismatch between economic fundamentals and business sentiments, which appeared to have taken a hit in the aftermath of the demonetisation exercise and the implementation of GST. The government’s perceived differences with the central bank have not helped matters.
By Roshan Kishore | New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 08, 2018 07:39 AM IST
This, the policy says, is to be achieved through a diversification of the export basket including indigenous, organic and ethnic exports.
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON DEC 06, 2018 05:27 PM IST
Price crashes lead to a decline in cultivation of a crop in the next season, this leads to a spike in prices leading to increase in cultivation in the next season. It could be a good idea to educate farmers about rationalising their expectations and hence future cultivation decisions in periods of scarcity.
By Jyotiraditya Scindia
UPDATED ON JUN 07, 2018 12:07 PM IST
By 2026, 64% of Indians are expected to be in the working age group of 15-59 years, giving us the benefit of having the largest workforce in the world. However, a nation’s demographic dividend is only realised when it is transformed into human capital - a task that the BJP has miserably failed to accomplish
By Ananya Barua | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON MAY 18, 2018 03:01 PM IST
Yashaswi aims to tackle nation’s unemployment woes through vocational training courses