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Rise in unemployment rate, government admits

The government on Monday admitted to an increase in unemployment, especially among backward classes. In reply to a question during question hour, minister of state for planning Rao Inderjit Singh said that overall unemployment was rising, but the rate was highest among the Other Backward Classes (OBCs). The minister added[Read More…]

Irom Sharmila to contest elections against Manipur CM Okram Ibobi

Known as Iron lady, Irom Sharmila will contest elections against Manipur chief minister and Congress candidate Okram Ibobi Singh from Thoubal constituency in the Assembly elections to be held next month. “Sharmila will contest from Thoubal seat,” convenor of her party People’s Resurgence and Justice Alliance (PRJA) Erendro Leichonbam, said.[Read More…]

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