Unemployment in India
Got a degree, but no Job? | With Aunindyo Chakravarty

Journalist and analyst Aunindyo Chakravarty talks about the phenomenon of educated Indian youth failing to get jobs. Unemployment amongst those with graduate or post graduate degrees is twice as much as that amongst those with lesser education

India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party suffers blow in Karnataka State elections

The opposition Indian National Congress (INC) won a decisive victory in the southern State of Karnataka defeating Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s BJP in a keenly-watched election

Multilateral banks debunk Indian government’s claims on growth rate

The so-called theory of trickle-down effect projected by the government (high prosperity of the rich flows down to enhance the economic welfare of the poor) has been debunked by the data on the growing gap between the rich and the poor in the country, rising poverty, unemployment, and the perpetually rising prices

Apple Store, Blinkit strike, Infosys stock collapse: India’s economy in crisis?

Senior journalist Aunindyo Chakravarty analyzes three recent developments in India’s tech space and links them to the larger economic crisis facing India

India’s workers and farmers march into New Delhi against anti-people policies of Modi government

Tens of thousands of workers, farmers and agricultural workers marched into New Delhi against the anti-people policies of the Narendra Modi government. They are calling for policies to control inflation and the scrapping of labor laws, among other demands

India’s GDP overestimated? With Aunindyo Chakravarty

India’s GDP growth has not been matched by a similar growth in key sectors of the economy. This indicates that India’s fabled GDP growth rate is more a mirage than reality, says senior journalist Aunindyo Chakravatry

Decoding India’s Economy | With Prof. Prabhat Patnaik

Senior journalist Aunindyo Chakravarty and noted economist Prabhat Patnaik discuss the economic structure of India, the support base of the current dispensation, questions around capitalism and socialism, and what gives us hope in these difficult times

As real wages fall, Indian government remains blind to plight of rural labor

According to the calculations done by the government’s own economists, real wages – that is, wages adjusted to inflation – of rural laborers are either stagnating or showing a marginal fall over the past over two years

Three key issues that India’s budget should address

Government finances and policy need to be reoriented towards the people, away from corporate fat cats. The focus needs to be on providing jobs, addressing inflation, and lifting incomes and wages

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