Anoushka Sawhney

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Strikes And Lockouts Decline By 90%

Strikes And Lockouts Decline By 90%

Rediff.com1 days ago

Industrial disputes dropped 89.3 per cent to 34 in 2022 compared to 318 a decade ago, shows central and state data.

'There is no crime and no robbery in UP now'

'There is no crime and no robbery in UP now'

Rediff.com17 Apr 2024

While conditions have improved over the last decade in western UP, there are still unfulfilled needs.

India moved fewer people to non-agri jobs than most neighbouring nations

India moved fewer people to non-agri jobs than most neighbouring nations

Rediff.com13 Apr 2024

India has managed to move a smaller share of its working-age population away from farm-related work than many of its neighbours. Bangladesh, Bhutan, Sri Lanka and Nepal managed to shift a bigger share of jobs to non-agricultural work than India, shows data from the year 2000 to 2023 the compiled from the World Bank's April South Asia Development Update report. Only Pakistan and the Maldives show a lower shift among South Asian peers.

FDI Declines From Pandemic Highs

FDI Declines From Pandemic Highs

Rediff.com4 Apr 2024

Net inflows were $18.4 billion for the rolling 12-month period ended January 2024 compared to $32.7 billion for the rolling 12-month period ended January 2023.

Top 1% Indians Earn 23% Of Income

Top 1% Indians Earn 23% Of Income

Rediff.com1 Apr 2024

Wealth, which can broadly be a measure of assets held as opposed to income earned, is unequally distributed.

Women's unemployment rate at 16-month low; labour participation declines

Women's unemployment rate at 16-month low; labour participation declines

Rediff.com14 Feb 2024

The unemployment rate for women was last this low around Diwali in 2022. The unemployment rate has dropped for women from 14.9 per cent in December 2023 to 11 per cent in January 2024, according to data from the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE). It was higher in January 2023 at 13.5 per cent.

Hit-And-Run Cases: Conviction Rate Below 50%

Hit-And-Run Cases: Conviction Rate Below 50%

Rediff.com12 Jan 2024

Hit-and-run cases are those in which drivers, who cause the accidents, flee from the spot and do not inform the police.

The Hiring Season Is Looking Grey

The Hiring Season Is Looking Grey

Rediff.com18 Dec 2023

In 2022-2023, 15.5 per cent of women were unemployed compared to 11.2 per cent in 2017-2018. For every one woman employed, 10 men got a job.

Madhya Pradesh Assembly Met 16 Days Annually In Current Term

Madhya Pradesh Assembly Met 16 Days Annually In Current Term

Rediff.com30 Nov 2023

In 2022, Rajasthan met for 30 days, Chhattisgarh 18 days, MP and Mizoram for 15 each, and Telangana for 10 days.

Private equity-backed mergers and acquisitions fall to 31-month low

Private equity-backed mergers and acquisitions fall to 31-month low

Rediff.com26 Sep 2023

The number of mergers and acquisitions (M&As) in August that involved private equity (PE) funds was the lowest in nearly three years. There were 26 such deals last month, according to data from tracker Refinitiv (part of London Stock Exchange Group). The last time monthly deal numbers were so low in recent times was January 2021 when Covid cases were picking up during the second wave of the pandemic.

10,774 Employees Laid Off In 6 Months

10,774 Employees Laid Off In 6 Months

Rediff.com26 Jul 2023

Around 6,967 tech employees lost their jobs in Bengaluru, the highest among Indian cities, partially because of its evolution in recent years as a start-up hub.

How Much Internet Shutdowns Cost India

How Much Internet Shutdowns Cost India

Rediff.com27 Jun 2023

India has incurred the third highest losses globally due to Internet shutdowns in 2023.

India Exports More To The US Than It Imports

India Exports More To The US Than It Imports

Rediff.com22 Jun 2023

The exports in 2022-2023 was $79 billion, compared to imports of $50 billion.

8,134 Have Lost Jobs Till May

8,134 Have Lost Jobs Till May

Rediff.com26 May 2023

Among India's tech companies, education-associated start-ups are the worst affected, recording the maximum number of layoffs.

Why Indian Aviation Faces Turbulence

Why Indian Aviation Faces Turbulence

Rediff.com22 May 2023

The inactivity of Go First may help other airlines in India's competitive market as it had a 7.8 per cent market share.

17th Lok Sabha likely to be shortest since 1952

17th Lok Sabha likely to be shortest since 1952

Rediff.com18 Apr 2023

'With one more year remaining in the term, and 58 average sitting days a year, the 17th Lok Sabha is unlikely to sit for more than 331 days.' 'This could make it the shortest full-term Lok Sabha since 1952.'

Bank Deposits: Strong Safety Net Needed

Bank Deposits: Strong Safety Net Needed

Rediff.com13 Apr 2023

If a bank shuts down, every account holder it has will get back their money for a maximum limit of Rs 5 lakh. It was Rs 1 lakh before.

Sports Sexual Harassment Complaints May Be Higher

Sports Sexual Harassment Complaints May Be Higher

Rediff.com28 Jan 2023

A parliamentary committee report on empowerment of women from February 2019 noted that the number of cases 'could be higher as many times cases against coaches also might have gone unreported/not complained against.'

Why the dream run for PSBs may not continue

Why the dream run for PSBs may not continue

Rediff.com26 Dec 2022

The second quarter results of banks show that net profits for the industry increased 57 per cent annually. The private sector banks recorded a 64 per cent rise in profits, whereas the net profits of public sector banks jumped 50 per cent in this period. A significant portion of this increase can be attributed to the rise in credit costs and a decline in non-performing assets (NPAs).

Type 1 Diabetes On Rise In India

Type 1 Diabetes On Rise In India

Rediff.com3 Oct 2022

India on average lost 44.85 years of a lifetime due to Type 1 diabetes in 2021.

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