Human Development Index
16 Dec 2020
India slips on Human Development Index, takes the 131st rank
In a worrying piece of news, India slipped on the Human Development Index (HDI), taking the 131st position this year, as compared to the 129th place a year ago.
22 Oct 2019
PM joked about media's "trap", says Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee
After he met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday, Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee said the PM joked about how media is trying to "trap" Banerjee into saying anti-Modi things.
15 Sep 2018
HDI report: Millions out of poverty; alarming inequality in India
On Friday, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) released its annual Human Development Index (HDI) report that saw India secure a rank of 130 out of 189 countries.
25 Apr 2018
4 months, 20K challans: Delhi Police's resolve towards 'no public-smoking'
If you can successfully kick the butt while in the capital, thank Delhi Police for it.
10 Apr 2018
UP govt chalks out roadmap to implement aspirational districts scheme
Uttar Pradesh government has chalked out a roadmap to implement the Transformation of Aspirational Districts program.
17 Mar 2018
Study: Over 6.25 lakh Indian children smoke cigarettes daily
According to a study by the American Cancer Society and US-based research firm Vital Strategies, over 6.25 lakh Indian children smoke cigarettes every day - a sign of a serious public health threat.
05 Aug 2016
High speed internet access for every Indian?
The question of whether all Indians should have access to dependable high speed internet is one we must think about.