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Jobs In Crisis

For Dharavi’s leather industry, troubles are more than skin-deep

Once famous for its leather business, Dharavi shops are badly hit by the 2015 Maharashtra govt order curbing supply of bullock hide as well as note ban and GST.

Ludhiana auto parts traders fear they won’t survive post-GST crash

Manufacturers of bicycle parts, auto parts and fasteners have been hit hard by drop in demand, rising costs, and problems in sourcing raw materials.

Samajwadi Party leader talks about how unemployment has affected Jaunpur, UP

Akhilesh Yadav, a Samajwadi Party activist in Machhli Shahar speaks about how unemployment has affected the residents of the area.

The pradhan of Jamalpur village in UP speaks about the impact of unemployment

Surya Bhan Yadav, the pradhan of Jamalpur village, talks to ThePrint's Ruhi Tewari about the impact unemployment has had on the village's residents.

A migrant labourer in Jaunpur, UP talks about how he lost his job

Kishan Kumar, a migrant labourer in Jaunpur, talks to ThePrint's Ruhi Tewari about how he lost his job due to a slowing economy

Worker in Ludhiana garment unit speaks about unemployment in the industry

Manga Ram, a worker in a garment unit in Ludhiana, talks to ThePrint's Chitleen K Sethi about job losses in the sector.

Ritesh Vallecha, owner of manufacturing unit for gold bangles talks about job losses

Ritesh Vallecha, who owns a manufacturing unit for gold bangles talks about rising unemployment due to a slowing economy with ThePrint's Ruhi Tewari.

Owner of a brass exports firm says a slowing economy hit jobs

Amit Gupta, owner of Brassco Exports in Moradabad, talks to ThePrint's Ruhi Tewari about how a slowing economy has hit the brass manufacturing sector.

Metal works store owner on how India’s slowing economy has hit handicrafts sector

Raghav Agarwal, owner of Metal World in Moradabad, explains to ThePrint's Ruhi Tewari how the handicrafts sector has been hit by a slowing economy and other factors.

Jobless in Jaunpur: No opportunities at home, doors closing outside

Eastern UP district has no avenues for employment, leading to high migration. But thanks to the economic slowdown, people are returning to a bleak future

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World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.