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Sharp drop in jobless rate

As per the data of think-tank Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy, the jobless rate sharply fell to 6.43 pc, the lowest in many years

04 Oct 2022 9:49 AM

One year since COVID-19 lockdown: India still recovering from unemployment blow

The CMIE data showed that the unemployment rate had risen to 9.1 per cent in December 2020 and improved in January to 6.5 per cent

24 Mar 2021 1:41 PM

Japan's economy shrinks less than initial estimate but still in recession

Export-dependent Japan's economy had contracted at an annual rate of 7.2% in the October-December period

08 Jun 2020 9:32 AM

Unemployment rate falls to 5.8% in 2018-19, says government report

Economists and industry leaders say India’s unemployment rate has substantially gone up after the over two-month long coronavirus lockdown

05 Jun 2020 10:16 AM

US unemployment surges to a Depression-era level

US Labor Department says that 20.5 million jobs vanished in April in the worst monthly loss on record triggered by shutdowns of businesses

09 May 2020 11:08 AM


US Fed leaves interest rates near zero, to use full range of tools to help economy

In its statement, the Fed said it is "committed to using its full range of tools to support the US economy in this challenging time”

30 Apr 2020 10:41 AM

Jobless rate at 2-year high

The increase in unemployment rate mirrors the fall in industrial growth and consumption in the country.

02 Nov 2019 2:21 AM

Unemployment rate among Indian women more than double of men: study

Experts have revealed that there is gender discrimination in the hiring process across the country.

30 Aug 2019 2:29 PM

Reports on high unemployment rate misleading, says Gangwar

Employment generation coupled with improving employability is the priority of government, said Santosh Gangwar.

01 Jul 2019 1:48 PM

PM Modi to meet economists June 22

The interaction is being seen as part of the government’s efforts to prepare a long term blueprint to resolve the prickly issues.

17 Jun 2019 2:24 AM


‘How can a country grow without employment?’: Chidambaram’s dig at Modi govt

Chidambaram claimed that when the government revised the GDP figures it did not realise that the unemployment figures also got revised.

01 Feb 2019 12:51 PM

Political slugfest erupts over ‘leaked’ job data

The leaked report further said that unemployment was higher in urban areas (7.8 per cent) as compared to 5.3 per cent in rural areas.

01 Feb 2019 5:04 AM

How a Mumbai couple is helping change the world

Unemployment rates in India continue to rise, with youth unemployment registering the greatest increase.

28 May 2018 12:54 AM

Barely 1 per cent of registered job seekers got employment, says govt

Labour Minister was fielding queries on number of people who were provided employment through employment exchanges.

24 Jul 2017 7:21 PM

Unemployment in India to increase marginally in 2017-18: report

United Nations study says job creation in India is not expected to pick up pace in 2017.

13 Jan 2017 3:56 PM