‘This Will Be The 1st Recession Driven By Non-Agri Sectors’

India’s economy is now set to lose 10% of its gross domestic product (GDP), thanks to the after-ef...

‘Relaxing Labour Laws Can’t Help Industry In The Long Run; Formalising The Economy Can’

New Delhi: The ongoing lockdown to contain the spread of COVID-19 has exposed an already simmering m...

Job Loss Looms Over Millions As COVID-19 Brings Tourism To A Standstill

Mumbai: The closing down of the iconic Taj Mahal last month is an evocative symbol of how India’s ...

Farmers Pitch For GI Tag For Kashmiri Saffron, World’s Most Expensive Spice

Pampore: On a cold February morning in this south Kashmir town, saffron farmer Manzoor Ahmad Bhat, 3...

As Growth Slows, Govt Labour Policies Have Limited Impact On Job Creation

Bengaluru: The government’s efforts to create jobs and protect workers have fallen short with a sk...

India’s Microenterprises Can Spur Jobs, Gender Equity If They Scale Up: Study

Bengaluru: As India struggles with an unemployment crisis, its microenterprises--units with fewer th...

‘There Are Very Strong Concerns About The Indian Economy’

Bengaluru: Joseph Stiglitz, 76, gently placed his walking stick beside the sofa and a stack of paper...

Why Small Businesses That Employ 111 Million Fall Into Debt Trap

New Delhi: The 2019-20 budget had proposed a new payment platform for India’s micro, small and med...

Why India’s New Wage Code Will Push Migrants Deeper Into Poverty

Ahmedabad: “I get Rs 300 for a day’s work and this is the best work I can get,” said Kamlesh*,...

As Real Incomes Improved, Farmers’ Children Became Less Likely To Take Up Farming

Bengaluru: Although income mobility improved country-wide in the seven years to 2012, the progress w...