Author: Core

The Hot New Gig Economy

Even as Indian economists fret over job numbers, they are missing the wood for the trees. Employment data from the NSSO or the CMIE does not capture the hottest trend in jobs: the gig...

IT industry prospects, beyond TCS and Infosys forecasts

This February, the National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) stopped publishing its yearly estimate for India’s IT exports and refrained from providing guidance for fiscal year 2019-20. Nasscom numbers had long been cited by...

Industrial production growth at 0.1% in February

NEW DELHI: Industrial output growth slowed to a 20-month low of 0.1% in February, mainly due to contraction in the manufacturing sector, official data showed Friday. Factory output, as measured in terms of the Index...