5TH Largest economy

The other side of life in the 5th largest economy: Deccan Chronicle

(This article first appeared in Deccan Chronicle on September 27, 2022)

  • The jubilation over India’s GDP outstripping Britain’s is a reminder that Indians often take pride in records that should rightly be ignored or even sometimes treated as a matter of national shame. The quality of Indian life is exposed not by a tycoon or two strutting on the world stage but by India’s fall from 131st to 132nd among 191 countries in the UN Development Programme’s latest Human Development Index…

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