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Human Development Index

Anita Anand | India, at 2047, as a developed nation: It’ll just be a pipedream

It is a sovereign state with a high Human Development Index (HDI) compared to other countries

19 Jul 2023 12:00 AM

Sunanda K. Datta-Ray | The other side of life in the 5th largest economy

India has 1.4 billion people against the UK’s 68 million. Even a low per capita income adds up to an impressive total

28 Sep 2022 12:00 AM

Aakar Patel | Can the whole of South Asia work as one to develop itself?

We have not opened ourselves to each other and returned to the sort of geography and economy that we had before 1947

20 Sep 2022 12:05 AM

Backward districts didn’t feature in MLAs’ questions

The MLA further said, “I don't like to ask one or two-line questions. We just get answers but no implementation is seen.”

29 Aug 2019 2:09 AM

Focus on growth process that is most inclusive

GDP simply totals up everything made within an economy in a year, from widgets to whizzy financial products, at their market value.

14 Aug 2019 1:27 AM


Assam fails to better its Human Development Index

Though its social expenditure has increased by 15.1 per cent in the past 27 years.

10 Mar 2019 1:57 AM

India up 1 spot in human development index

India secured 130th spot out of 189 countries in UNDP’s index; Norway bags top position.

15 Sep 2018 12:11 AM

As India climbs in HDI, UN says inequality, climate change 'big threats' for nation

India loses quarter of human development value due to inequality, UNDP country head Francine Pickup said over India's ranking of 130 in HDI.

14 Sep 2018 9:12 PM

Niti CEO says 10 pc growth not possible without improving HDI

In 2016 UN Human Development Report, India had slipped one place to rank 131st among 188 countries in HDI.

29 Jul 2018 10:18 AM

Govt should apologise: Akhilesh Yadav on Niti Aayog CEO's comments

The Samajwadi Party president said the comments were a gross disgrace to the residents, for which the govt should also apologise.

25 Apr 2018 1:43 PM


States like UP, Bihar keeping India backward, says NITI Aayog CEO

CEO Amitabh Kant said the southern and western part of India was doing reasonably well and growing rapidly.

24 Apr 2018 12:20 PM

Getting the right indexes right

In the real India, it takes 123 days to get a building plan sanction, and 1,445 days in court to get a judicial verdict on a civil dispute.

02 Nov 2017 12:35 AM