Unemployment in India
Young, educated, but jobless in India | With Aunindyo Chakravarty

Senior journalist Aunindyo Chakravarty explains how a lot of Indians are forced to settle for jobs below their skill and educational level because there are no good jobs

India’s job famine | with Aunindyo Chakravarty

Aunindyo Chakravarty explains the depth of the unemployment crisis in India, comparing statistics from five years ago. He talks about how the youth are bearing the brunt

For Indians, it might be time to get ready for mega job losses… again

Senior journalist Aunindyo Chakravarty analyzes the crisis in the start-up sector in India which has sacked 18,000 people this year. He analyzes how this might affect other sectors

India’s left activists raise demands for jobs for youth

Leftist youth activists gathered in New Delhi to ask the Narendra Modi government the question, “Where are Our Jobs.” They demanded an national urban employment guarantee scheme

India’s job situation has improved? Not so fast!

September’s unemployment rate fell to 6.43% from August’s 8.3%. However, behind this statistic lies the fact that the share of the working-age population that is actually working is still less than in pre-pandemic times

Dispatches from India: Where does the country stand 75 years later?

In this episode of Dispatches from India, we take a look at how the country has fared 75 years after it won freedom after a glorious struggle against British colonialism

Dispatches from India: Students left in the lurch and more

In today’s episode, we take a look at the CUET test for university admissions and the fears of students around it. We also look at the issue of unemployment, and issues faced by fisherfolk

Ominous economic distress in India: No buying power, no jobs, rising prices

The government is ignoring people’s distress and the worsening crisis – and it has no solutions

Modi at 8 years: BJP talks of ‘welfare’ and ‘service’…

…… to counter the increasing discontent with joblessness and price rise, and the Indian government’s inability to deal with them

Modi govt. sits on hundreds of thousands of vacancies, while youth fight for jobs

There are at least 870,000 vacancies in various ministries and another 360,000 in different services under the Indian central government, as per official data

UP Elections: Double engine has left urban youth stranded

In the Indian State of Uttar Pradesh which is set to see elections soon, urban youth in the15-29 age range are facing lethal unemployment, with rates above 20% for the past three years

In India, more families are pushed to surviving without jobs

The latest data from the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy shows that share of families with two working members has fallen drastically. This means people are surviving on much less income