[Economy] Is it time for the gig economy? 

2022-10-13T15:25:25+05:30By |Categories: Economy|

The story so far Moonlighting — or employees working for remuneration with entities other than their employers — has been a hot topic in recent months.  During the pandemic, those with desk jobs had more time on their hands and thus it was easier to take on a few projects [...]

[Economy] Unemployment Scenario in India

2022-10-04T17:48:51+05:30By |Categories: Economy|

Background India’s unemployment rate dropped to 6.43% in September due to an increase in labour participation in the rural and urban areas according to data from the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE) In August, unemployment had surged to a one-year high of 8.3% as employment sequentially fell by 2 [...]

[In-Depth] Debate on Freebies in India.

2022-09-06T02:16:05+05:30By |Categories: Economy|

Background: A petition was filed in January in the Supreme Court, which sought judicial intervention to direct the Election Commission to derecognise political parties who use freebies to lure voters to vote in favour of these parties.  This issue has invited clamor and debates from various sections of society after [...]

[Economy] The debate of Freebies

2022-08-22T15:44:48+05:30By |Categories: Economy|

The issue of ‘freebies’ has bounced back, when the Supreme Court of India on August 3, 2022, recommended constituting an expert committee comprising representatives of the beneficiaries, Union and State governments, the Finance Commission, NITI Aayog and the Reserve Bank of India to study the issue of ‘freebies’. [...]

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