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India's unemployment rate rises to 6.9% in February: CMIE -Chitranjan Kumar Among the states, Haryana reported the highest unemployment rate of 26.4 per cent, followed by Rajasthan at 25.6 per cent and Goa at 21.1 per cent India's unemployment rate increased to 6.9 per cent in February 2021 from 6.53 per cent in the previous month, according to latest data released by private think-tank Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE). The data showed that unemployment rate in urban areas declined despite a...

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Quixplained: Why are prices of petrol and diesel rising in India?

-The Indian Express Fuel prices vary from state to state and taxes are levied on them by both central as well as the state governments. So, why are the prices of petrol and diesel rising in India? Take a look The retail price of regular petrol hit a three-figure mark for the first time across the country after it was hiked by 26 paise to Rs 100.13 a litre in Rajasthan’s Sri...

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BJP top brass in huddle over farm protest fallout in 40 LS seats in Jat belt -Liz Mathew

-The Indian Express Party chief J P Nadda and Home Minister Amit Shah met MPs, MLAs and district leaders against the backdrop of a string of mahapanchayats by protesting farm leaders in the sugar belt. WARY over the farmer agitation spreading across the Jat belt, the BJP top brass Tuesday held talks with party leaders from Haryana, Rajasthan and Western Uttar Pradesh, resuming their attempts to find ways to end the stalemate. Party...

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Burning of Thunberg’s images are symbolic warnings of possible fate that awaits woman seen as ‘too independent’ -Sanjay Srivastava

-The Indian Express If the sight of a group of men torching images and effigies of a young woman does not make our stomachs churn, then, perhaps, we have become completely habituated to the idea of violence against women and past efforts to address the issues have been in vain. The arrest of climate activist Disha Ravi on the charge of sharing a protest “toolkit” and the burning of posters and effigies...

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Unexpected? Western regional meet objects to Gujarat order 'blacklisting' RTI applicants Speaking at the western region consultation on the Right to Information (RTI) Act, whose two-day virtual session began on Thursday, Aruna Roy, formerly a member of Congress chief Sonia Gandhi-sponsored national advisory panel, has said that governments should recognise RTI has emerged as common citizens’ right to seek answers from authorities instead of seeing RTI pleas with suspicion. A pioneer of the RTI movement in India, Roy objecting to recent orders...

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