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Thursday, August 18, 2022



With surge in July, US recovers the jobs lost in the pandemic

August 06, 2022 6:57 pm

The robust job growth is welcome news for the Biden administration in a year when red-hot inflation and fears of recession have been recurring economic themes.

Heart of Delhi sees Congress protest; Rahul, Priyanka, Pilot among those detained

August 05, 2022 5:57 pm

New Delhi district police had earlier denied permission for the protests citing CrPC Section 144 being imposed across the district except at Jantar Mantar

Rahul Gandhi targets PM Modi: 'Raja' is now a 'Vishwaguru' in creating joblessness

July 30, 2022 7:57 pm

Stating that the World Bank statistics from 2021 paint a bleak picture of employment in India, Rahul Gandhi said: "The potential of every third Indian aged between 15-24 years, and looking for a job, is being wasted."

Young and waiting: India's public examination and recruitment system is failing its youth

July 30, 2022 8:35 am

The recruitment process for some government posts never ends. It's diminishing the demographic dividend

Big shortfall in hiring of ex-servicemen across govt depts, posts: Data

June 20, 2022 5:38 pm

Of the 10,84,705 Group C employees in the 34 Central government departments, only 13,976 were ex-servicemen. And of the total 3,25,265 Group D employees, only 8,642 were ex-servicemen.

P Chidambaram writes: More minus than plus in jobs

June 19, 2022 4:49 pm

P Chidambaram writes: Jobs should have been the singular focus of the Modi government. It was not; it wasted 8 years. It used its social and political capital to divide the people of India

Under fire over Agnipath, BJP's youth, unemployment headache

June 18, 2022 8:03 am

While the protests forced the govt to announce a two-year relaxation in the upper age limit this year, a section within the party admitted that the govt has only been too aware of this simmering anger of the youth over its "failure in addressing joblessness”.

10 lakh jobs: Existing govt vacancies to account for most, 90% at lowest levels

June 16, 2022 2:57 pm

Sources said while it is not easy to undertake such large-scale recruitment in a short span of 18 months, the bigger challenge will be post-recruitment training and induction, and later promotions.

Fed hikes rates by 0.75 percentage point, flags slowing economy

June 16, 2022 8:53 am

Central bank lifts policy rate to range of 1.5% to 1.75%; Fed cuts economic growth projection, sees rising unemployment.

Explained: The fall in unemployment rate in the 2020-21 labour survey, what it means

June 16, 2022 6:29 am

The annual report of the Periodic Labour Force Survey for July 2020 to June 2021 showed that the unemployment rate, as per usual status (reference period of last 365 days preceding the survey), eased to 4.2 per cent from 4.8 per cent in 2019-20.