India’s Microenterprises Can Spur Jobs, Gender Equity If They Scale Up: Study

Bengaluru: As India struggles with an unemployment crisis, its microenterprises--units with fewer th...

‘There Are Very Strong Concerns About The Indian Economy’

Bengaluru: Joseph Stiglitz, 76, gently placed his walking stick beside the sofa and a stack of paper...

Why Small Businesses That Employ 111 Million Fall Into Debt Trap

New Delhi: The 2019-20 budget had proposed a new payment platform for India’s micro, small and med...

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...