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India to renew drive to overhaul labour laws

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Trade unions argue that the reforms will put jobs at risk and make it tougher for employees to form unions or strike.

New Delhi

INDIAN Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government is to make a renewed drive to overhaul labour laws, hoping to create millions of new jobs by making it easier to hire and fire, the labour ministry's top bureaucrat said on Thursday.

Mr Modi made a shake-up of India's