Udayan Mukherjee

Why India is a growing economy but an unhappy nation

If people don’t earn enough, don’t have jobs they like, worry about their health, cannot trust others or the State, and are not free to make their choices, how can they be happy?

As the world celebrated Happiness Day on March 20, we were informed by the United Nations that India is one of the least happy nations on the planet. We rank 122 out of 155 countries, easily the worst in South Asia, with only the poorest African nations below us on the list. One can almost […]