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Job crisis, Nirmala Sitharaman, Narendra Modi, Budget 2019

Big challenges, bigger intent: Why Budget 2019 will be the Modi govt's most exciting test so far

Modi 2.0 can't blame the prior govt for any economic weaknesses. Neither can it afford to slow investments or reforms, for these could be the key to its continued political strength.


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Quarterly employment surveys, BJP, Job crisis, Unemployment in India

Job markets in India: New sectors have opened up, yet job loss remains a major concern

New series of QES, inexplicably discontinued post-October 2017, showed structural changes in the economy. Education and health sectors had emerged as the new flag bearers of jobs in place of construction and IT/BPO.


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Job losses, Job crisis, Youth unemployment, Unemployment in India

Not so Acche Din. Massive job loss data, especially in rural India, emerges. Who is answerable?

Narendra Modi had promised jobs in 2014. In December 2018, the unemployment rate was at its highest in 27 months, according to CMIE data. Women, rural Indians and the young have been hit hard. Where are their jobs?


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Job crisis, Narendra Modi, Reservation in private sector, Ews reservation

Why it's time to push for reservations in the private sector

If the government is indeed serious about addressing the job crisis, it should put its money where its mouth is.


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Entrepreneurship, Skill development, Unemployment, Job crisis

Why skill development won't guarantee jobs to India's unemployed youth

Agriculture still employs almost 60 per cent of the workforce, which is not desirable.


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April Fools' Day, Narendra Modi, Pakoda, Job crisis

On April 1, how Modi showed he's the best thing to happen to India since pakodas

Let us make India grate again.


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Unemployment, Narendra Modi, 2019 elections, Job crisis

India's job crisis is turning youth against Modi ahead of 2019 elections

Elections every five years is a constitutionally-guaranteed opportunity to keep seeking change until good governance is delivered.