Saturday, 25 June, 2022
TopicHuman Freedom Index

Topic: Human Freedom Index

SubscriberWrites: Indian performance in The Human Freedom Index shows its a long way to be a ‘superpower’

India might drop its ranking even worse if they included human freedom abuses during Covid, writes Raghavendar Askani.

Slipping since 2014, India ranks 119 out of 165 in Human Freedom Index by US-Canada think tanks

Annual Human Freedom Index, by Cato Institute in US and Fraser Institute in Canada, has used 82 indicators to rate countries from 2008 to 2019.

On Camera

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1990s house music and fashion are back — unfortunately, so is a 1970s economy

It may be fear of recession that’s driving today’s obsession with all things early ‘90s. The period was characterised by a dismal economy and large-scale unemployment.
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Three charts show trouble for Indian stocks and why its unlikely to end anytime soon

The S&P BSE Sensex Index has fallen more than 15% from its October high, nearing the 20% loss that denotes a bear market.

Defence

The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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