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UP CM Welcomes SC Order On Assistant Basic Teachers

Nov 18, 2020 PTI

Instructions have been issued to the Education department to take permission and distribute appointment letters to the selected candidates.

SC Allows UP Govt To Fill Up 69,000 Posts For Teachers As Per May Results

Nov 18, 2020 PTI

A bench dismissed petitions challenging the Allahabad HC's decision to uphold the cut off marks for selection of assistant basic teachers in the states.

Will Bihar Exit Polls Force BJP To Rethink Election Strategy?

The surge of support for the Tejashwi Yadav led-coalition indicates that economic distress and lack of jobs are real issues that the BJP cannot ignore anymore.

Why Bihar Needs To Break Free

Nov 05, 2020 Prakash Chawla

Given the state’s economy, Tejashwi Yadav’s promise to provide a million jobs if elected might be hard to keep.

‘Uttar Pradesh Govt Is Increasing Pain Of Youth,’ Says Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra slams the Uttar Pradesh government over reports that suggest the state will hire employees on a 5-year contractual basis.

12 September, 2020

Here’s Why Quota Within Quota For North East STs Makes Sense

T S Haokip

As the country debates over the ruling of the recent Supreme Court decision to allow the sub-categorization of Scheduled Tribes (STs) and Scheduled Castes (SCs) by states, a significant issue regarding reservation for North-Eastern tribals deserves to be discussed and addressed.

20 August, 2020

'Truth Cannot Be Hidden': Rahul Gandhi Targets Govt Over '2 Crore Jobs Lost In 4 Months'


The news report cited by Gandhi claimed that around 1.89 crore jobs were lost due to the coronavirus pandemic from April onwards.

12 August, 2020

International Youth Day 2020: The Rise of Unemployed And Idle Youth In India

Balwant Singh Mehta

India is going to continue to have a large youth population for the next two decades, which poses an imminent challenge of leveraging the potential of the abundant human resource.

24 July, 2020

Nearly Year After Article 370 Move, Ladakh Calls For Domicile Law, Alleges Discrimination In Jobs

Naseer Ganai

A year after Ladakh was given the status of a Union Territory, several socio-religious groups raise concerns over preserving Ladakh's culture, identity and, most of all, employment opportunities for Ladakhi youths.

01 July, 2020

Second COVID-19 Wave In 2020 Could Result In Loss Of 340 Million Jobs: ILO


According to International Labour Organisation (ILO) Monitor, the recovery in the global labour market for the rest of the year will be uncertain and incomplete.

20 June, 2020

PM Modi Launches Employment Scheme Worth Rs 50,000 Crore For Returnee Migrant Workers


The scheme worth Rs 50,000 crore is aimed at the returnee migrant workers and is a massive rural public employment scheme which seeks to provide livelihood opportunities.


12 June, 2020

Trump Considering Suspending H1B, Other Visas Amid Massive Unemployment: Report


Such a decision by the Trump administration is likely to have an adverse impact on thousands of Indian IT professionals. Already a large number of Indians on the H-1B visas have lost their jobs and are headed back home during the coronavirus pandemic.

23 May, 2020

Rebooting The Indian Economy Post Coronavirus Shock

Rajeev Chandrasekhar

The Pandemic has caused a shock for the Indian economy. The four legs -- consumption, manufacturing, exports, capital flows -- on which the Indian economy had been growing have all been impacted adversely.

22 April, 2020

As Covid-19 Threatens To Slash Jobs, Time For Sustainable Automation As Inter-generational Goal

Prof. Rajendra Pratap Gupta

Business organisations and manufacturing will now resort to automation to become independent of future uncertainties due to such outbreaks

15 April, 2020

Second Wave Of Job Loss Coming, Only Few Are Safe: Report


From law firms to IT companies and event management firms, everyone is affected. Even state and local governments in the US who employ 20 million aren't immune.

20 February, 2020

Helping Somebody Find A Job Is One Of The Best Things You Can Do: Randstad India CEO Paul Dupuis

Jayanta Oinam

Paul Dupuis, CEO of staffing and HR solutions firm Randstad India, opens up on his desire to help people find job and the roles corporate houses can play for the greater good in an interview to Jayanta Oinam

17 February, 2020

Moody's Cuts India Growth Projection From 6.6% To 5.4% For 2020


Moody's said India's economy has decelerated rapidly over the last two years and expects economic recovery to begin in the current quarter.


10 February, 2020

Opposition Parties Ask Govt To File Review Plea Against SC Order On Quota


Opposition parties unitedly asked the Centre to take immediate steps to ensure reservation in promotions for SCs, STs and the OBCs in government jobs

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz