Saturday, 1 October, 2022

Topic: youth

India’s increasingly-violent young cohort is its biggest national security problem

The main occupation of many young Indians has been 'waiting—for life to happen'. We must learn from Arab Spring the fate that might lie ahead.

Joblessness, perks of surrender, ‘frustration’ — how ULFA-I recruited over 40 youth in 8 months

ULFA-I, led by Paresh Baruah, is the banned, anti-peace-talks faction of the insurgent group. Its total recruitment between 2017 and 2019 was about 70 people. 

In Patna coaching hub, lakhs of youth live in tiny rooms, dream of govt job. They’re losing hope

Most youth who come to Musallahpur Haat are from families struggling to make ends meet, because coaching is cheap here. But joblessness has made many of them disillusioned.

Fracture of interstate relations, debt crises top threats for India in WEF survey on global risks

World Economic Forum’s annual Executive Opinion Survey identifies 3 other major risks for India — youth disillusionment, failure of technology governance & digital inequality.

Repeal of Article 370 ended partition sentiment in J&K. Will make peaceful integration possible

We, Kashmiris, are ready to leave dilution and confusion behind, and build a new future within India irrespective of religion, caste or creed.

India’s younger workers worst hit by pandemic, women far more vulnerable, EPFO data shows

EPFO payroll data, which captures data related to the organised & semi-organised sector, shows there was a sharp drop in payroll additions among those younger than 25 years.

12 J&K districts to get youth centres with amphitheatres, auditoriums, libraries

The J&K govt is working with business houses like Reliance, Tata and Ashok Leyland under its Mission Youth initiative.

J&K sends list of over 100 budding entrepreneurs to Centre for youth empowerment programmes

Beginning two months ago, administration and police officials were asked to compile a list of youth interested in entrepreneurship.

Investing in the young is the best way to recover from the Covid economic crisis

Young people are facing disruption to education & high rates of unemployment. Investing in their education can help us recover from the economic impacts of Covid.

Let the young out, and India build herd immunity to beat the virus: Top epidemiologist

Epidemiologist Dr Jayaprakash Muliyil, in an exclusive interview to ThePrint, talks of how herd immunity can help until a Covid-19 vaccine is developed, and what it entails.

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Congress senior leaders Mallikarjun Kharge and Shashi Tharoor at AICC office to file nominations for the party's presidential polls | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Congress choice for chief is between ‘think tomorrow’ Tharoor and ‘president not leader’ Kharge

As the Congress presidential election reaches its final stage, the onus is with the Gandhis. Will this be a new Congress or will the family writ continue to loom large?
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.