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China’s per capita disposable income in 1949 was nearly 49.7 yuan when the Communist Party of China (CPC) emerged victorious from the civil and formed new China.(BLOOMBERG NEWS)

Chinese incomes surge by nearly 60 times in 70 years, says new data

By Sutirtho Patranobis | Beijing
UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2019 10:31 AM IST
China’s per capita disposable income in 1949 was nearly 49.7 yuan when the Communist Party of China (CPC) emerged victorious from the civil and formed new China.
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Indian democracy provides “expressive utility” to voters by allowing political preferences to be expressed, and the courts and civil society provide some protection against government overreach. But, it has not delivered enough in making leaders and officials accountable for performance(Santosh Kumar/Hindustan Times)
Indian democracy provides “expressive utility” to voters by allowing political preferences to be expressed, and the courts and civil society provide some protection against government overreach. But, it has not delivered enough in making leaders and officials accountable for performance(Santosh Kumar/Hindustan Times)

Learning governance lessons from China

By Karthik Muralidharan
UPDATED ON MAY 07, 2019 08:34 PM IST
While we are rightly proud of our democracy, there is much to introspect and learn from how the Chinese State has created accountable administrative structures that have delivered meaningfully better outcomes for its citizens
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Fireworks illuminate the sky to end the festivities of the centenary of Finnish independence in Helsinki, Finland on December 6, 2017(REUTERS File Photo)
Fireworks illuminate the sky to end the festivities of the centenary of Finnish independence in Helsinki, Finland on December 6, 2017(REUTERS File Photo)

Finland is world’s happiest country, India ranks 133 out of 156 nations: UN report

By Reuters | Reuters, Vatican City
UPDATED ON MAR 14, 2018 10:50 PM IST
Finland, rose from fifth place last year to oust Norway from the top spot 2018 World Happiness Report
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Schoolchildren take part in the full dress rehearsal for Independence Day function at the Red Fort in New Delhi on Sunday.(Raj K Raj/HT Photo)
Schoolchildren take part in the full dress rehearsal for Independence Day function at the Red Fort in New Delhi on Sunday.(Raj K Raj/HT Photo)

India at 70: A comparison of progress with Pakistan and 4 other nations

By IndiaSpend Team
UPDATED ON APR 25, 2018 04:18 PM IST
On the eve of independence day, here’s a comparison of progress India has made in improving income, health, education, and in preserving its forests, to five countries–China, Pakistan, Malaysia, South Korea and Brazil.
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