Manas Chakravarty. Between 2009 and 2013, India’s HDI increased from 0.512 to 0.586. That’s a jump of 14.5%. Photo: Charlotte Anderson.

The messages from India’s HDI score

2 min read . 18 Sep 2018
India’s biggest cities find it difficult to meet the minimum norm of 135 litres per capita daily (lpcd) recommended by the Union government. Photo: Priyanka Parashar/Mint <br />

The dry taps of urban India

2 min read . 30 Apr 2015
The administrator of the United Nations Development (UNDP), Helen Clark, at the presentation of the 2013 Human Development Report, in Mexico City on Thursday. Photo: AFP<br /> (AFP)

The ascendancy of the global South

2 min read . 17 Mar 2013
Photo: Priyanka Parashar/Mint<br /> (Priyanka Parashar/Mint)

The human development matrix

1 min read . 14 Mar 2013