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Vote For Jobs

This is the sixth edition of The Jobscape, our weekly round-up of news and opinion on the state of employment and job creation in India. In this edition, we look at political party manifestos, the effects of DeMon, and how companies are upskilling their employees.


Rajesh Jain’s Journey to Dhan Vapasi

Rajesh Jain was one of the architects of Narendra Modi's win in 2014 -- and then got buyer's remorse and turned against the BJP. Now, he has launched Dhan Vapasi, an insanely ambitious and innovative attempt at disrupting Indian politics. He joins Amit Varma in episode 94 of The Seen and the Unseen to explain where he's coming from. 

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Jobs From Abroad

This is the fifth edition of The Jobscape, our weekly round-up of news and opinion on the state of employment and job creation in India. In this edition, we look at how international trade creates jobs in India, how many 'Australias' of jobs India has to generate, our abysmal gender bias and job scams.

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Arthashashtra Part 1: साम, दाम, भेद, दंड से परे

Real estate से लेकर business advice तक, कौटिल्य नीति को बिना सिर पैर उपयोग करने की होड़ लगी है आजकल | अर्थशास्त्र को ignore करना तो ग़लत है ही, पर उसे ग़लत समझना और भी हानिकारक है | तो कौटिल्य अर्थशास्त्र से जुड़ी कई ग़लतफ़हमियों को ठीक करने के लिए हमने की पुलियाबाज़ी कजरी कमल से जो कि ‘अर्थशास्त्र और Indian Strategic Culture’ पर PhD कर रही हैं हैदराबाद केंद्रीय विश्वविद्यालय से |

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Why Do We Elect Criminals?

Why do we vote criminals and corrupt politicians into power? Can politicians really buy the votes of Indians? Does good governance translate into electoral victories? Milan Vaishnav joins host Pavan Srinath on Episode 69 of The Pragati Podcast to explain elections, money and crime in India.

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