Unemployment

Urban unemployment rises to 8 per cent in November, shows CMIE data

Experts attribute the rise in the unemployment rate to multiple factors including macro-economic environment.

published on : 2nd December 2022

Unemployment rate rises to three-month high at 8 per cent in November: CMIE

The unemployment rate in urban India was higher at 8.96 per cent, while in rural areas, it was at 7.55 per cent, the CMIE data showed on Thursday.

published on : 1st December 2022

Layoffs mount as recession looms

Hiring has declined in technology that employs five million people in India, and another five million in the services segment associated with technology.

published on : 27th November 2022

Unemployment rate dips to 7.2 per cent in September quarter

The unemployment rate in urban areas among females during the September quarter reduced to 9.4%, from 11.6% in the year-ago period.

published on : 25th November 2022

Unemployment rate dips to 7.2 pc in July-September 2022: NSO survey

The unemployment rate for persons aged 15 years and above in April-June 2022 was 7.6 per cent in urban areas, the 16th Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS) showed.

published on : 24th November 2022

Unemployment, price rise rampant since 2014: Rahul Gandhi

Speaking in a corner meeting at Peddapur village in Medak district, Gandhi alleged that the NDA government is privatising public sector undertakings such as BHEL and Railways.

published on : 6th November 2022

Govt constitutes dedicated cell for ‘mission recruitment’ in CPSEs

These recruitments will be done by central ministries and departments themselves and via recruitment agencies like UPSC, SSC and Railway Recruitment Board.

published on : 3rd November 2022

Kerala government freezes decision to increase the retirement age

The Cabinet meeting on Wednesday made the decision. This follows widespread criticism against the decision in the backdrop of the high unemployment rate among youths. 

published on : 2nd November 2022

"Legacy of Modi govt after 8 years: NO JOBS," says Chidambaram

The former Union Finance Minister claimed the Modi government's policies resulted in "worsening" of India's economic situation.

published on : 29th October 2022

Shillong public rally over unemployment turns violent, several injured

Meghalaya has had a history of such rallies turning violent but the authorities did not anticipate trouble on Friday.

published on : 28th October 2022

Unemployment, Moonlighting, Quiet Quitting

Come the pandemic pause, and many things changed irreversibly for us. Those who could work from home now do not want to struggle through the city traffic to reach the office.

published on : 23rd October 2022

Side effects of pandemic will not go away in 100 days: Modi at Rozgar Mela

Earlier, the prime minister sent appointment letters to 75,000 job aspirants electronically. The new recruits, selected from across the country, will join 38 ministries or departments of the GOI.

published on : 22nd October 2022

Joblessness peaks in India during festive season

The spike was driven by rural unemployment at 8.01%. Urban joblessness also remained high at 7.53% (See table). 

published on : 21st October 2022

Unemployment in Karnataka peaks in festive season

Other experts blame macro-economic factors.

published on : 21st October 2022

39 per cent didn’t find even 1-day work under MGNREGA during covid in India’s four states

In fact, the 39% of job-card holding households were demanding 77 days of work on average but they did not get work even of a single day.

published on : 19th October 2022

3,600 students died by suicide from 2014 to 2021: NCRB

In last 8-10 years, stress in adolescents has risen due to the study pattern, family issues and the easy availability of intoxicants, says report

published on : 17th October 2022

BJP spreading hate, responsible for inflation, corruption: Rahul Gandhi

Addressing the rally at the Municipal Ground in Ballari, Rahul alleged that the state government is involved in various scams.

published on : 16th October 2022

Row over RSS general secretary's remark on poverty and unemployment

Meanwhile, the RSS is learnt to have shared its serious concerns over the prevailing situation of poverty and unemployment to the Modi government.

published on : 6th October 2022

India's unemployment rate drops to 6.43 per cent in September: CMIE

In August, the urban unemployment rate shot up to 9.6 per cent and the rural unemployment rate also increased to 7.7 per cent, the CMIE data showed.

published on : 1st October 2022

UP government has no plans to give unemployment allowance: Labour and Employment Minister

The Uttar Pradesh government has no plans to give unemployment allowance in the state, Labour and Employment Minister said on Friday.

published on : 23rd September 2022
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