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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

On Camera


File photo of PM Narendra Modi | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint

Modi’s victories have nailed the canard on 2002 riots. BBC should...

'India: The Modi Question' documentary raises more questions than it answers. Its content, intent and timing suggests BBC is rushing on a path where angels would fear to tread.
File photo of Adani Group chairman Gautam Adani at India Ideas Summit in New Delhi | ANI

Hindenburg effect? Adani stocks plunge after controversial report’s release

While Adani Transmission’s stocks were worst hit, none of the group's seven listed companies escaped impact, with their stock prices falling between 10% & 27%.


Illustration: Ramandeep Kaur | ThePrint

Why Iran’s drone programme is a ‘triumph’ – Harsh sanctions, western...

Tehran's drone programme can be traced back to 1980s. Iranian drones are cheap, have more range & flight endurance, besides stealth capabilities & counter GPS jamming systems.

Shehbaz Sharif is talking peace. India must keep mum, leave Pak...

Anything that gives breathing space and strategic relevance back to Pakistan is negative for India. It’s worse for Pakistan.