Why India’s New Wage Code Will Push Migrants Deeper Into Poverty

Ahmedabad: “I get Rs 300 for a day’s work and this is the best work I can get,” said Kamlesh*,...

As Real Incomes Improved, Farmers’ Children Became Less Likely To Take Up Farming

Bengaluru: Although income mobility improved country-wide in the seven years to 2012, the progress w...

2.5 Years After Demonetisation, Pune Workers’ Earnings Still Down

Pune: Arjun Kale, 50, a daily wage labourer in Pune, refused to vote in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections...

India Expected To Grow At 7% In 2019-20: Economic Survey 2018-19

Mumbai: India continued as the fastest growing economy at 6.8% in 2018-19 and is expected to grow at...

Cash Prevails As Demand For Digital Payment Options Remains Low

Bangalore: A survey of more than 1,000 merchants has found that India’s low use of digital payment...

India’s Gig Workers: Overworked And Underpaid

Mumbai and Bengaluru: Arif*, 28, shuffled uncomfortably in the driver’s seat of his Maruti Wagon R...

Why Nifty, Sensex Rose After Every General Election Since 1999

Pune: India’s key stock market indices, the Nifty and Sensex, showed a rise six months after all t...

Hindu Vigilantes Push Rajasthan’s Cow Trade Into Decline

New Delhi: The cow trade at a leading cattle fair in Rajasthan, India's second-largest cattle-tradin...

90% Of Jobs Created Over Two Decades Post-Liberalisation Were Informal

Mumbai: Of around 61 million jobs created in India over 22 years post-liberalisation of the economy ...

Why Construction Workers Missed Government Welfare Benefits For 23 Years

Mumbai and Vadodara: “I am at the naka or at a site working all day. I can’t take care of her fr...