Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Topic: Human Development Index

Chhattisgarh: Adivasi woman fighting extra-judicial killings arrested as ‘Maoist’; UN rapporteur demands release

Just a day before the announcement of the General Election 2024 results, an Adivasi human rights defender, known for leading protests against police and paramilitary abuses on Adivasis in Bastar, was arrested by the BJP-led Chhattisgarh government on accusations of having ties with the banned Communist Party of India (Maoist).

Human development falling behind in ninety per cent of countries: Report

The latest flagship UN report on human development, released on Thursday, warns that multiple crises are halting progress on human development, which is going backwards in the overwhelming majority of countries.

India ranks 132 on UNDP Human Development Index

India has dropped by one spot to be ranked at 132 out of 191 countries in the 2021 Human Development Index, according to a report released by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).