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India’s jobless growth haunts BJP’s 2019 poll ambitions

In 2014, the Bharatiya Janata Party’s manifesto for the Indian general election touted “Development for All.” On the campaign trail, BJP leader and prime-ministerial candidate Narendra Modi promised that the party would create 10 million jobs per year, while the manifesto spoke of generating employment for 250 million over the next 10 years. Those assurances […]