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Apr 17, 2019
50 lakh people lost jobs since demonetisation in 2016, reveals latest report on job crisis; unemployment rate rose to over 6% in 2018The CSE survey said lakh men lost their jobs between 2016 and 2018 and the beginning of the decline of jobs coinciding with demonetisation in November 2016.
Mar 09, 2019
'Jobs, jobs and jobs': P Chidambaram on Congress' top three issues for 2019 Lok Sabha pollsSenior Congress leader P Chidambaram hit out at the Centre, saying the three main issues in the upcoming polls would be jobs, jobs and jobs.
Feb 23, 2019
Narendra Modi govt doesn’t want to accept that there is a job crisis, says Rahul Gandhi at interaction with students in New DelhiFiring a fresh salvo at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday alleged that the government "did not want to accept" that there was a "job crisis" in the country, and said the prime minister should hold discussions with the youth to address the issue.
Feb 10, 2019
Amid claims of rising unemployment, Centre says 3.79 lakh jobs were created between 2017 and 2019 in formal, unorganised sectorsAs the debate intensifies over rising unemployment in the country, the Modi government claims to have generated over 3.79 lakh jobs between 2017 and 2019 in its various establishments, according to the interim budget for 2019-20.
Jan 31, 2019
#HowsTheJobs: Congress hits out at Narendra Modi govt over NSSO unemployment data, says Centre failed to fulfil promisesCiting the NSSO report, which states that the unemployment rate between July 2017-June 2018 stood at 6.1 percent, the highest since 1972-73, Congress leaders across the spectrum noted the BJP government's various missteps during its tenure.
Jan 25, 2019
Rahul Gandhi in Odisha: Congress president reiterates focus on job creation, healthcare system in 2019 Lok Sabha poll pitchCongress president Rahul Gandhi reiterated the party's narrative for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls at the Odisha townhall on Friday, saying that education and healthcare institutions would be few of the priorities of the Congress if it came to power at the Centre.
Jan 12, 2019
National Youth Day: Swami Vivekananda's teachings still inspire, but nation harnessing power of young workforce will be true tributeVivekananda believed that youth could play a role in India’s socio-economic regeneration.
Jan 07, 2019
CMIE data shows 11 mn jobs lost in 2018: Labour reforms need of the hour, but no political party is serious about itAccording to a report by the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE), job losses, and the number of unemployed people in the country have been steadily rising
Jul 15, 2018
Govt's sharp focus on skill development is improving employability, but employment is still a far cryNearly 300 million youth are currently under employed or unemployed, and only two percent of the country’s total workforce has undergone skills training.