Hindustan Times/Shimla | By Gaurav Bisht and Naresh K Thakur
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%.
New Delhi | By Reuters| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 02, 2020 09:46 AM IST
The novel coronavirus has infected nearly 8.2 million people in the world’s second-most populous nation, hitting large parts of the economy.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Abhishek Jha, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 30, 2020 05:09 AM IST
While the decline in the unemployment rate is relatively smaller for young people, their labour force participation rate (LPFR) has grown more than that of the older age groups in the first three quarters of 2019-20 compared to the corresponding periods in 2018-19.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Abhishek Jha and Roshan Kishore
UPDATED ON OCT 23, 2020 08:16 AM IST
The political polemics notwithstanding, what explains the mad rush for promising jobs in the Bihar elections? An HT analysis shows that unemployment may be a bigger problem in Bihar than in the rest of India.
Livemint, New Delhi | By Prashant K. Nanda
UPDATED ON OCT 20, 2020 03:29 AM IST
Other than Haryana and Rajasthan which have reported 19.7% and 15.3% unemployment rate, joblessness is also high in Delhi (12.5%), Himachal Pradesh (12%), Uttarakhand (22.3%), Tripura (17.4%), Goa (15.4%) and Jammu & Kashmir (16.2%), according to the September monthly data of the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy.
Hindustan Times | By Abhishek Jha
UPDATED ON OCT 20, 2020 02:34 AM IST
The National Statistics Office on Monday released employment indicators for the quarter ending September 2019.This is the fourth such quarterly bulletin based on the new Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS) started in 2017-18 and gives estimates only for urban areas.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com| Edited by Mallika Soni
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2020 09:29 PM IST
The US unemployment rate dropped to 7.9 per cent in early October. According to the country’s Labour Department, employers added just 661,000 jobs in September down from 1.5 million in August and 1.8 million in July.
By Syed Zafar Islam
UPDATED ON OCT 13, 2020 07:32 PM IST
Whether India will carve out a key role for itself in the new world order or not will depend a lot on how quickly it becomes an economic powerhouse
By Shashi Shekhar
UPDATED ON SEP 13, 2020 07:48 PM IST
I still think that deep down, all that is good and noble is still there in this country. And it is regrettable that people are being misled by these despicable charades, manufactured issues and unscrupulous politics
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Roshan Kishore
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.
Washington | By Agence France-Presse
PUBLISHED ON AUG 07, 2020 06:18 PM IST
The unemployment rate fell to 10.2 percent from 11.1 percent in June, still slightly worse than the depth of the global financial crisis in October 2009.
Washington | By Agence France-Presse| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
UPDATED ON AUG 06, 2020 06:51 PM IST
However, the four-week average for initial unemployment claims was barely changed at 1.33 million in the week ended August 1, the report said.
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).
Kolkata | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 02, 2020 08:00 PM IST
The Mumbai-based think-tank, which used the monthly time series data, said the unemployment rate in the country has declined to 7.43 per cent in the last month from 10.99 per cent in June as the economic activities have been growing.
Mint, New Delhi | By Prashant K Nanda
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.
Kolkata | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 04, 2020 01:33 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee said this is due to the economic strategy adopted by her government to tackle the Covid-19 crisis and the devastation caused by cyclone Amphan.
Sydney | By Reuters | Posted by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON JUN 18, 2020 08:59 AM IST
Official data out earlier showed nearly a quarter of a million people lost their jobs in Australia in May.
New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON JUN 12, 2020 07:34 PM IST
Nasscom said as businesses reopen, it is important for the US to access talent critical to the recovery phase, and American enterprises need access to essential technology workers who are keeping critical infrastructure operating.
By Bloomberg | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
UPDATED ON JUN 11, 2020 11:41 PM IST
In a matter of weeks, the coronavirus outbreak ended the record-long US expansion. Fed policy makers slashed the benchmark interest rate close to zero and the unemployment rate jumped from the lowest in 50 years to the highest since the Great Depression era.
Mint, New Delhi | By Prashant K. Nanda
PUBLISHED ON JUN 09, 2020 12:27 AM IST
In rural India, where unemployment is still nearly 18%, demand for the rural job guarantee scheme will go up, according to economists.
Washington | By Associated Press
PUBLISHED ON JUN 05, 2020 07:06 PM IST
The May job gain suggests that businesses have quickly been recalling workers as states have reopened their economies.
Washington | By Associated Press | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2020 07:08 PM IST
Though applications for benefits are slowing, the latest weekly number is still more than double the record high that prevailed before the coronavirus outbreak.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Goutam Das
UPDATED ON JUN 03, 2020 05:29 AM IST
Covid-19 poses an existential threat if more people fall below the poverty line, and this could lead to a demographic nightmare.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Zia Haq
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%.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Zia Haq | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON MAY 13, 2020 01:00 PM IST
The Covid-19 lockdown imposed on March 24 has shuttered shops, factories and services, such as tourism, eateries and public transport, devastating jobs.
Mint, New Delhi | By Asit Ranjan Mishra
UPDATED ON MAY 09, 2020 12:35 AM IST
India’s nationwide lockdown, considered the severest in the world, has led to massive retrenchment and loss of output. Unemployment rate climbed to a staggering 27.1% in the week to May 3, while around 121.5 million reported job losses in April, data from the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy showed.
Washington | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON MAY 07, 2020 10:15 PM IST
Roughly 33.5 million people have now filed for jobless aid in the seven weeks since the coronavirus began forcing millions of companies to close their doors and slash their workforces.
Mumbai | By Press Trust of India
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.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Asit Ranjan Mishra
PUBLISHED ON APR 29, 2020 01:56 AM IST
Moody’s said the economic costs of the coronavirus crisis amid the near shutdown of the global economy are accumulating rapidly.
Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj
PUBLISHED ON APR 23, 2020 07:40 PM IST
Economists assess unemployment rate to have climbed to somewhere between 15% and 20%, which is far higher than the Great Recession of 2008-2009, and briskly creeping up on 25% the peak reached during the Great Depression of 1929, which was the has been the worst slowdown in US history.