Healthy economy, job crunch

As the Modi government enters the fourth year of its term, its economic report card looks relatively good. When the government assumed office in 2013, the economy was in a rather bad shape – growth had slumped to below 6 per cent, rupee crashed to

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Whatever made Jagan say that?

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Achhe Din chorus spells electoral gains for TRS

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Provide Universal Basic Income

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CPEC and future of Gilgit-Baltistan

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