India watchdog members quit over jobs data dispute

FILE PHOTO: India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives to attend the Beating the Retreat ceremony in New Delhi, India, January 29, 2019. REUTERS/Altaf Hussain/File Photo

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – The acting chairman and another member of a body that checks the quality of India’s official data have resigned in protest at a delay in releasing jobs statistics as the economy comes under the spotlight before an election. The controversy at India’s government-funded National Statistical Commission coincided with opposition criticism that […]

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