Thursday, 29 September, 2022

Topic: Unemployment

How little green men can save Bollywood from boycotts & Bihar creates 31 new jobs

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Journey from Didi-o-Didi to ED-o-ED & why retirement comes before employment

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Indian start-ups have laid off 23,000 people since 2020. But here’s why there’s still hope

A crowd-source database shows that at least half the layoffs — over 11,000 — happened in 2022 alone. But data shows that hiring intent has begun to look up. 

Artistic tinkering to make Agnipath a ‘masterpiece’ & Kashmir’s thriving new ‘cottage industry’

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.

What drives Indians’ outrage, and the real ‘culprit’ ED should probe in National Herald case

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

How would India fare on a ‘modified’ misery index? Better than US & UK, worse than most others

The word stagflation is in vogue again as economies confront simultaneous prospect of low growth & high inflation. A misery index defines what people experience under this phenomenon.

Job insecurity will increase if Indian firms don’t tackle rising employee dissatisfaction

Increasing flexibility at work should not come at the cost of an employee’s job security. After all, security is tied to job satisfaction, more so for women.

India’s unemployment rate up to 7.83% in April, says research firm CMIE

CMIE had last week said India’s growth rate was not adequate to create enough jobs in the economy.

On Camera


(L-R) Niharika NM, Danish Sait, Kusha Kapila and Tanmay Bhat on Koffee with Karan | YouTube screenshot

Koffee With Karan finale saves a boring season. Power has moved from Bollywood to influencers

The Koffee with Karan finale was finally entertainment, entertainment, entertainment, after the most boring season in a boycott-Bollywood world.
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell address the media on the Ukraine crisis in Brussels, Belgium, on 28 September 2022 | Yves Herman/Reuters

Oil price cap to blacklistings — EU slaps new ‘biting’ sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

Ursula von der Leyen, who proposed the fresh sanctions said the European Union is 'determined' to make Russia pay the price for the further escalation with Ukraine.


Pinaka is a multiple rocket launcher produced in India and developed by the DRDO for the Army | Twitter/@DRDO_India

As tensions rise with Azerbaijan, Armenia buys Pinaka rockets & ammunition from India

The government-to-government contract, valued at about Rs 2,000 cr, was signed earlier this month, say sources. Supplies would be fast tracked as per Armenia's requirement.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.