Livemint | By Prashant K Nanda, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 05, 2020 03:12 AM IST
India’s overall unemployment rate fell to 7.43% in July from 10.99% in June, and even lower than the March figure of 8.75%, according to a survey by the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE).
Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
UPDATED ON JUL 09, 2020 06:51 AM IST
India may emerge as one of the epicentres of hunger owing to the social and economic fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic, charity group Oxfam says in a new report.
By Bloomberg | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
UPDATED ON JUN 16, 2020 01:50 PM IST
Early estimates based on United Kingdom’s tax records show the number of employees fell 163,000 in May from April, a decline of 0.6%.
By Nelson Vinod Moses
PUBLISHED ON MAY 07, 2020 03:49 PM IST
The social and economic fissures exposed by the pandemic will result in unemployment, depleted social safety nets, starvation, among other things. This post-Covid landscape will be a fertile breeding ground for an increase in chronic stress, anxiety, depression, alcohol dependence, and self-harm.