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Oct 12, 2017
16 more deaths in UP's BRD Medical College: Yogi Adityanath's potshots at Kerala's healthcare ring hollowWhile Yogi Adityanath's recent visit to Kerala was high on election rhetoric, the aggressive political posturing had little backing in terms of data.
Sep 07, 2016
Vijay Rupani exclusive: Vibrant Gujarat will be scaled up as ‘Davos of the East’In this exclusive interview to Firstpost — and the first to a national media outlet — Rupani talks about his government’s agenda and challenges ahead.
May 13, 2016
#PoMoneModi should remind the PM that states don't like being belittled, compared to GujaratThe ferocity of the #PoMoneModi campaign on Twitter should ideally remind the Prime Minister of a flaw in his tactics.
May 12, 2016
Modi's Somalia comment likely to damage BJP's prospects in KeralaBharatiya Janata Party’s star campaigner Prime Minister Narendra Modi seems to have messed up his party’s bid to make inroads into the southern state by portraying Kerala as one of the worst states in terms of development and law and order during his extensive campaign in the state.
Dec 14, 2015
India ranks 130 among 188 countries in Human Development Index in latest UNDP reportIndia continued to rank low in the Human Development Index (HDI), climbing just one notch to the 130th rank in the latest UNDP report.
Nov 02, 2015
Ranked below Chad and Yemen, India's gender equality saga is a sordid tale for women, says surveyBridging the gender gap will have a huge economic impact and could add Rs 46 lakh crore ($700 billion) to India’s GDP in 2025.
Jul 25, 2014
Universal access vital to protect people from vulnerability: UN ReportIndia seriously needs to pay attention. Universal access is not populism as some hawks say, but is a holistic approach that is unavoidable if it’s serious of the welfare of its people.
Jul 24, 2014
No improvement: India still at number 135 on Human Development IndexIndia ranking in the Human Development Index (HDI) remained unchanged at 135 in 2013, reflecting little improvement in the living standard of its people.
Mar 14, 2013
India, other developing nations drive global economic growth: UNWhile the average Human Development Index (HDI) for the region is 0.558, below the world average of 0.693, South Asia saw the highest growth in the index between 2000 and 2012, according to the United Nations Human Development Report 2013.
Aug 30, 2012
No, Mr Modi. 'Beautiful People' are not malnourishedModi suggests that Gujarat's sub-par performance on the health and nutrition front is accounted for by anorexic girls who are beauty-conscious in the extreme. He is trivialising a life-and-death issue for many Gujarati children.