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India's unemployment rate at record high since October 2019, soars to 7.78% in February; coronavirus outbreak hits business sentiment: CMIE
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India's unemployment rate at record high since October 2019, soars to 7.78% in February; coronavirus outbreak hits business sentiment: CMIE

The economy expanded at its slowest pace in more than six years in the last three months of 2019, with analysts predicting further deceleration in employment

Jammu and Kashmir youth jobless and hopeless accuse administration of betrayal after govt scraps recruitment for 1,450 posts in J&K Bank
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Jammu and Kashmir youth jobless and hopeless accuse administration of betrayal after govt scraps recruitment for 1,450 posts in J&K Bank

Having waited for almost a year and a half, the youth in Jammu and Kashmir who appeared in the exams for 250 probationary officers (PO) and 1,200 banking associates in J&K Bank are feeling betrayed after the govt scrapped the recruitment process citing citing 'legal infirmities' in the examination process

GDP growth slows to nearly 7-year low at 4.7% in Q3 on poor performance by manufacturing, construction sectors
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GDP growth slows to nearly 7-year low at 4.7% in Q3 on poor performance by manufacturing, construction sectors

GDP at Constant (2011-12) prices in Q3 of 2019-20 is estimated at Rs 36.65 lakh crore, as against Rs 35 lakh crore in Q3 of 2018-19, showing a growth rate of 4.7 percent," the NSO said.

BJP issues whip to Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha MPs asking them to be present on Tuesday for discussion of ‘very important legislative work’
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BJP issues whip to Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha MPs asking them to be present on Tuesday for discussion of ‘very important legislative work’

The BJP has issued a whip asking its members of parliament to be present in their respective Houses on Tuesday when Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is expected to reply to discussions on the Union Budget in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha

Economy close to collapse; rising unemployment, falling consumption making India poorer: P Chidambaram
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Economy close to collapse; rising unemployment, falling consumption making India poorer: P Chidambaram

Former finance minister P Chidambaram on Monday tore into the Modi government's handling of the economy, saying it was close to collapse and was been attended by "very incompetent doctors."

Unemployment rate at 6.1%, labour force participation 36.9% in 2017-18: Govt cites new survey in Rajya Sabha
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Unemployment rate at 6.1%, labour force participation 36.9% in 2017-18: Govt cites new survey in Rajya Sabha

This survey on unemployment is not comparable to previous surveys, he said, adding it was an attempt to provide authentic data with the new survey conducted through the Ministry of Statistics.

'Matter of shame that even educated youths have to run around for jobs': Manmohan Singh asserts solid steps will be taken if Congress comes to power in Delhi
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'Matter of shame that even educated youths have to run around for jobs': Manmohan Singh asserts solid steps will be taken if Congress comes to power in Delhi

Manmohan Singh on Tuesday said it is a 'matter of shame' that despite being educated our youths have to run around for jobs and asserted that 'solid steps' will be taken to deal with unemployment if the Congress comes to power in Delhi.

Budget Session of Parliament: No decision on NRC yet, Centre tells LS; Opposition slams govt over unemployment, economy during Motion of Thanks agenda
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Budget Session of Parliament: No decision on NRC yet, Centre tells LS; Opposition slams govt over unemployment, economy during Motion of Thanks agenda

In the Parliament on Tuesday, the Centre on Tuesday in the Lok Sabha said that the government hasn’t taken any decision on implementing a nationwide NRC.

Nirmala Sitharaman’s record 160-minute long Budget speech a missed opportunity to revive a floundering economy
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Nirmala Sitharaman’s record 160-minute long Budget speech a missed opportunity to revive a floundering economy

The decision to sell part of government stake in LIC and list shares on stock exchanges is one big announcement made in the Budget and will be seen with a lot of interest by the investors.

Yuva Akrosh rally in Jaipur: Youth answered with bullets when they raise questions over unemployment, claims Rahul Gandhi
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Yuva Akrosh rally in Jaipur: Youth answered with bullets when they raise questions over unemployment, claims Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi claimed that one crore people lost their jobs in the past year while the Modi government had promised the creation of two crore new ones

GST collection in January likely to touch record Rs 1.15 lakh cr on efficient tax administration despite economic slowdown
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GST collection in January likely to touch record Rs 1.15 lakh cr on efficient tax administration despite economic slowdown

The GST collection in December 2019 remained at Rs 1.03 lakh crore indicating a pick-up in consumption, which also slipped into slump mode.

NCRB data shows more self-employed and unemployed people took their own lives than farmers in 2018
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NCRB data shows more self-employed and unemployed people took their own lives than farmers in 2018

'Self-employed category accounted for 9.8 percent of total suicide victims (13,149),' said the latest report by the NCRB

Unemployment levels rise in Jammu and Kashmir as educated youth struggle with neglect and lack of job-creation policy
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Unemployment levels rise in Jammu and Kashmir as educated youth struggle with neglect and lack of job-creation policy

There are 2,50,000 educated youths in Jammu and Kashmir who are bearing the brunt of the lack of employment and struggle to find jobs due to the lack of a job policy — thus pushing them and their families' backs to the wall

Bharat Bandh 2020: Over 10 national trade unions, thousand of strikers disrupt transport, banking services in protest against privatisation, unemployment
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Bharat Bandh 2020: Over 10 national trade unions, thousand of strikers disrupt transport, banking services in protest against privatisation, unemployment

More than 10 national trade unions affiliated to left-wing parties, including the main opposition Congress, have called for a nationwide protest against Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s labour reforms.

With this fiscal's estimated GDP growth set to be the lowest in 11 years, here’s a look at how it will impact the common man
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With this fiscal's estimated GDP growth set to be the lowest in 11 years, here’s a look at how it will impact the common man

The GDP can’t be taken as just another routine economic data government puts out; it is a vital summary of the real economic activity on the ground

Bharat bandh on 8 January: Trade unions claim around 25 cr people likely to participate in nationwide strike
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Bharat bandh on 8 January: Trade unions claim around 25 cr people likely to participate in nationwide strike

Ten central trade unions on Monday said around 25 crore people will participate in a nationwide strike on 8 January to protest against the government's "anti-people" policies

Fed grappling with methods to fight next recession; hunts for new model in low-interest rate world
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Fed grappling with methods to fight next recession; hunts for new model in low-interest rate world

At a three-day conference in San Diego on an array of economic topics, one stood out: The textbook view of central banking, where low unemployment produces unwanted inflation that monetary policymakers can counter with interest-rate hikes, is at least badly hobbled if not fully broken

Trade unions to go ahead with 8 January general strike to protest against anti-labour policies of govt
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Trade unions to go ahead with 8 January general strike to protest against anti-labour policies of govt

A day after meeting the labour minister, 10 central trade unions on Friday said they will go ahead with their general strike or 'Bharat Bandh' on 8 January "to protest against anti-labour policies" of the government

Union Budget 2020-21: Trade unions urge Nirmala Sitharaman to hike income tax ceiling, minimum wages, pension
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Union Budget 2020-21: Trade unions urge Nirmala Sitharaman to hike income tax ceiling, minimum wages, pension

Trade unions urged the government to provide minimum wage of Rs 21,000, minimum pension of Rs 6,000 under Employees' Pension Scheme and tax exemption on annual income of up to Rs 10 lakh in a pre-budget meeting with Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday

Priyanka Gandhi slams Centre over Citizenship Act, crimes against women at Bharat Bachao rally, urges people to unite against injustice
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Priyanka Gandhi slams Centre over Citizenship Act, crimes against women at Bharat Bachao rally, urges people to unite against injustice

One who doesn't fight against injustice in the country will be judged as a coward in the history, said Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday while speaking on crimes against women