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Cong promises jobless grant for Uttarakhand youth

Party set to announce goody bag for voters in election manifesto tomorrow. To woo voters in the election-bound hill state of Uttarakhand, Congress is promising to introduce an ‘unemployment allowance’ — ranging from Rs 750 to Rs 2,250 a month — to educated unemployed youth. The party’s election manifesto would be released tomorrow, and it was set to announce a slew of measures for developing the economy of the state, sources said. With the ruling BJP in the state facing the anti-incumbency factor, Congress is confident of a victory. And to bolster its chances ...