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'Absence Of Enough Jobs Means India Is Losing Its Demographic Dividend'

The government has to not only provide its own jobs, it also has to create an enabling environment to ensure that the private sector finds it profitable to invest and hire people in good quality jobs, says CMIE's Mahesh Vyas

14 Jul 2022 6:00 am
Explained: Why India's Early Warning Systems For Floods And Cyclones Fall Short

Lack of impact-based forecasts, poor dissemination of information to those at risk, lack of data on the effectiveness of early warning systems and lack of localised action plans to follow the warnings plague India's early warning systems

8 Jul 2022 6:00 am
'India Needs A Transparent Legal Framework To Protect Refugees' Human Rights'

Many refugees have to wait years before their applications are processed by the United Nations High Commission for Refugees.

20 Jun 2022 6:00 am
Explained: How Your Grocery Bill Has Changed Over the Past Ten Years

The cost of basic groceries increased 68% between March 2012 and March 2022.

11 May 2022 9:50 am
Explained: Why India's 2025 Ethanol Blending Target May Not Be A Good Idea

India's target to have 20% ethanol blended in petrol by 2025 will have to bring more land under cultivation of the raw material for ethanol, and that could affect food security. Yet, emissions will not reduce drastically nor will India achieve energy security.

9 May 2022 6:00 am
'Employment Generation Must Occupy The Centre Stage In Macroeconomic Policy'

We need a universal minimum wage, universal social security, safe working conditions & effective implementation of labour laws, says Shyam Sundar

1 May 2022 6:00 am