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The idea of Make in India is different for the Congress from what is being sold by the Narendra Modi government," he said while adding that for the prime minister, the Indian worker is dishonest and a shirker.
Instead, we get fed a daily diet of shameless shirkers, churning out dozens of sprogs and living a life of widescreen TVs, fags and booze, courtesy of Mr Hardworking Taxpayer.
It is too easy for some to conclude that there are people about who are lazy and natural shirkers.
You people have to stop labelling us as scum, junkies or job shirkers.
Aren't they all from the same party whose policies and rhetoric effectively divvied up the electorate into shirkers and strivers when they first came to power?
Male shirkers were more prone to anxiety and heart palpitations and were less likely to be able to concentrate than men who split the housework down the middle with their partners, the study found.
People who do the bare minimum are often unfairly pilloried as shirkers but I prefer to think of it as cunning efficiency.
Much has been done since then to weed out the shirkers from those who are genuinely ill, but there is clearly no room for complacency if the long-standing culture of absenteeism is to be erased.
The feminization of shirkers and conscientious objectors in public discourse helped to masculinize male war workers and farmers.
As part of a Los Angeles countywide crackdown on thousands of jury-duty shirkers, a judge ordered Crenshaw and other potential jurors to show up for duty next month or risk a fine.
Thus in his discussion of housework, he does an excellent job of exposing flaws in studies that indict men as shirkers, including Arlie Hochschild's much-hyped book The Second Shift; but his list of 50 categories of male contributions to the household gives a major opening to those eager to dismiss his entire case.
Indeed, the hype surrounding the new drugs can make people who aren't thriving feel like shirkers.