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30 million people fell below India’s official poverty line and joined the ranks of the poor over the past six years (Photo: Mint)

India's rural poverty has shot up

5 min read . 03 Dec 2019
Retired Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi (right) interacts with his successor Sharad Arvind Bobde. Since the inception of SC, the average CJI’s tenure has been 18 months; but in recent years, this figure has fallen. (Photo: ANI)

What the numbers say about CJIs

3 min read . 19 Nov 2019
Photo: PTI

How livable is your city?

1 min read . 19 Nov 2019
A file photo of Bandra Worli Sea link (Photo: Hindustan Times)

Which is India’s most livable city?

3 min read . 10 Nov 2019
Tourists visit the Gateway of India arch-monument in Mumbai. (Bloomberg)

Which is India's best-financed metro?

3 min read . 03 Nov 2019
In the concrete jungle of cities, open green spaces can provide welcome relief. (HT )

Which is India's greenest metro?

3 min read . 28 Oct 2019
Most expensive neighbourhood to eat out is Chennai’s Guindy, with the average cost for two people at  ₹3,200  (Photo: iStockphoto)
The most expensive wards across the six cities are all in Mumbai (Photo: Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint)

Geography of rent in urban India

3 min read . 06 Oct 2019
More than one-third of SC/STs living in Delhi are clustered in 42 high-concentration wards in a city with 234 wards (Photo: Bloomberg)

Geography of caste in urban India

3 min read . 29 Sep 2019
In India’s six largest metros (Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Hyderabad and Bengaluru), 48% of residents were migrants in 2011. (HT)

Migrant flows to Delhi, Mumbai ebbing

3 min read . 20 Sep 2019
While metro rail networks may ease road traffic woes to some extent, the efficiency of investments in them remain a matter of debate. (Ramesh Pathania/Mint)

India’s public transport challenge

3 min read . 16 Sep 2019
A 10km commute in Mumbai takes 37 minutes on average (Photo: Bloomberg)

The slowest roads in urban India

3 min read . 08 Sep 2019