Thursday, 19 October, 2017

Jobs In Crisis

A series on unemployment in India

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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.
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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
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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.
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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.
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Owner of a brass exports firm says a slowing economy says 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.
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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

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
Daily labourers are worst affected, but permanent employees could also lose jobs as GST hits 12,000 hosiery units in the Ludhiana area.

Ludhiana hosiery industry coming apart at the seams, 30 per cent jobs lost

Daily labourers are worst affected, but permanent employees could also lose jobs as GST hits 12,000 hosiery units in the Ludhiana area.
Ahead of Diwali, jewellery showrooms in Zaveri Bazaar are unusually quiet as thousands of artisans go back home to West Bengal due to job cuts.

Fewer footfalls & fall in demand take a toll on Mumbai’s jewellery workforce

Ahead of Diwali, showrooms in Zaveri Bazaar are unusually quiet as thousands of artisans go back home to West Bengal due to job cuts.
UP’s glittering brass and glass industries now dulled by job loss

UP’s glittering brass and glass industries now dulled by job loss

The note ban affected the demand, while GST raised production costs, forcing small industry owners to fire both contracted labourers and skilled artisans.
This controversy gives us the opportunity to trace the shades of discourse from Hindu organisations on India’s medieval past, especially Taj Mahal.

The shifting stance of RSS on India’s past means the debate on Taj Mahal isn’t over yet

It was in the book by the self-declared Hindu scholar P. N. Oak that the Taj Mahal controversy was first introduced in the 1960s.

Jobs In Crisis

The Narendra Modi government has invested too much time and capital to further its political conquest.

Riding A One-Trick War Horse

The Narendra Modi government has invested too much time and capital to further its political conquest. Today's crisis shows it may be left with too little time in this term to refocus on governance.