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The political promises on job creation that drive elections in India

February 21, 2022
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  • Cover Story

    State Of Jobs

    Unemployment is a growing crisis that needs immediate attention and solution

    February 21, 2022 | Ashutosh Bhardwaj
  • Agriculture

    Decoding The Rural Crisis

    Instead of providing employment, experts believe the post-pandemic Union budget is likely to deepen the distress in the rural economy

    February 21, 2022 | Ashutosh Sharma

Other Stories


The Jigsaw Of Unemployment

As discontent over lack of jobs spreads, today’s ‘nowhere generation’ is reaping the whirlwind of forces unleashed by...

February 21, 2022 | Abdul Shaban, Manish K Jha
Ground Report

Anxiety In The Hindi Hurtland

On the eve of polls, educated Purvanchal youth are in a bind—whether to vote for caste and creed—or choose job security...

February 21, 2022 | Mayank Jain Parichha
Unorganised Sector

Living On The Edge

They are not part of any census or statistics of the government. Neither do they figure in welfare schemes or budgets.

February 21, 2022 | Haima Deshpande

Whose Job Is It, Anyway?

The government’s responsibility isn’t one of providing employment directly but ensuring an enabling environment

February 21, 2022 | Bibek Debroy
Sanitation/Manual Scavenging

Of Human Depredation

Seventy years after Independence, the casteist, humiliating, dangerous job of manual scavenging refuses to die in 21st...

February 21, 2022 | Asad Ashraf

No Place Called Home

The Covid lockdowns underlined the double discrimination of Dalits within India’s reserve army of labour

February 21, 2022 | Amit Thorat, Sukhadeo Thorat

A Long, Dark Road

Why have erstwhile reforms failed to help India generate jobs and gainfully employ its skilled youth?

February 21, 2022 | Sabina Dewan
White Collar

Half-Done Jobs

When India adopted market reforms, the sales pitch was an abundance of jobs and formalisation of an agriculture-based...

February 21, 2022 | Kamalika Ghosh

A Demographic Disaster?

Far from reaping the fruits of a demographic dividend, India could be engulfed in flames of discontent, with Bihar at...

February 21, 2022 | Vishnu Narayan



Beyond Mandal And Kamandal

Will the 2022 UP elections finally see the emergence of an electorate that casts its votes on economic and administrative...

February 21, 2022 | Mohammad Sajjad

The Kingmaker?

The rise, fall and rise of the controversial Raghuraj Pratap Singh aka Raja Bhaiya

February 21, 2022 | Rohit Upadhyay

Music Me Ka Ba?

In the grand theatre of Indian elections, foot-tapping campaign songs are unavoidable tools of engagement for political...

February 21, 2022 | Mayank Jain Parichha

Art & Entertainment



A tribute to the inspiring artiste that was Lata Mangeshkar

February 21, 2022 | Giridhar Jha


Last Page

Artists’ Diary

Into the world of Moonis and Baaraan Ilal

February 21, 2022 | Moonis Ijlal, Baaraan Ijlal