8 Embarrassing Records India Tops Which You Won’t Feel Proud Of

India is a rising superpower and we are en route to wind up the second biggest economy on the planet surpassing US constantly 2050.

India today impacts world practices and each nation needs to keep great terms with the nation as a result of its immense potential. India makes its presence known in almost all the rundowns that turn out time to time, be it a rundown of very rich people indeed billionaires, nations which made it to Mars, influential personalities and so on and we as Indians ought to and do take pride in them. Yet, there is another segment of India that we appear to constantly overlook amidst every one of the accomplishments. India, still in many spheres, is a long ways behind many different nations and until the point when we deal with those shortcomings, our improvement to some degree goes in vain.

Despite the fact that this is a non-exhausting list, here we have put before you 10 embarrassing records in which India tops.

This in no way, shape or form is to condemn the nation, however a rundown of where we have much to do in any case.

1. Most elevated number of hungry individuals

In spite of the fact that India has made much changes in cutting down the quantity of hungry populace from 210.1 million amid the year 1990-92 to 194.6 million continuously 2014-16, despite everything it is the nation with the most noteworthy number of individuals dozing hungry. China meanwhile has indicated astounding advancement and has possessed the capacity to bring its ravenous populace down from 289 million amid the year 1990-92 to 133.8 million before the finish of 2014-15. Comprehensively, the ravenous populace has decreased from 1 billion amid 1990-92 to 795 million out of 2014-15.

2. Highest number of road accidents

Point the finger at it one the terrible roads or the neglectful driving by the Indians, yet India has the most elevated number of road mishaps in the world. The reality was additionally recognized by Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on a few events. As indicated by this report by BBC, 400 people die in India consistently in road accidents. In the year 2015, 146,133 individuals died in road accidents in India while in the year 2014, the figure was 139,671.

3. Most noteworthy ozone pollution deaths

As indicated by the report of the Territory of Worldwide Air released in February 2017, India represents the highest number of pre-mature deaths due to Ozone pollution and in the year 2015, nearly 2.54 lakh people died due to ozone exposure. The report pointed that the quantity of deaths in India is 13 times higher than that of Bangladesh and 21 times higher than India’s arch-rival Pakistan.

4. Most selfie passings

Despite the fact that selfies have whole the whole world, it shows up India is paying the most elevated expense for this 21st century craze in an offer to get more likes on the social networking platforms. An examination distributed by US-based Carnegie Mellon College and India’s Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology, Delhi, during November 2016 expressed that since March 2014, of the 127 confirmed deaths distinguished caused by selfies, 76 people had a place with India and Pakistan stands in the second position with 9 deaths.

5. Highest bribery rate in the Asia Pacific

As indicated by a survey directed by Transparency International, 69% of the members in India in the overview acknowledged to have paid ‘tea cash’ to profit open administrations in the previous year in any event once. Led in the 16 nations of the Asia Pacific locale, India is trailed by Vietnam with the bribery rate of 65%. The most minimal rate was recorded among Japanese with just 0.2% who acknowledged that they needed to pay bribes.

6. Most astounding number of Internet shutdowns

As indicated by a report by US think-tank Brookings Institution, there were an aggregate 22 internet shutdowns during the year 2015-16, costing India in excess of 6,000 crores. The quantity of shutdowns to handle emergency situations was the same number of as the war-torn nation Iraq. India and Iraq were trailed by Syria (zones not controlled by ISIS), Pakistan, Turkey and Brazil

7. Highest number of poor population

As indicated by World Bank, 30% of India’s population lives under the poverty line and earns not as much as Rs. 125 every day. With 224 million people living under the poverty line, it is 2.5 times more than the second position hold by Nigeria that has 84 million individuals living under the poverty line of USD 1.90 per day.

8. Most elevated number of modern slaves


India is home to 18.35 million individuals who are constrained modern forms of slavery, which include forced labour, prostitution, begging etc. of the total 45.8 million people worldwide. As indicated by Worldwide Servitude Record discharged in the year 2016 by Walk Free Establishment, India has six times a bigger number of individuals living in caught bondage than China, which remains at second with 3.39 million individuals. Pakistan comes third with 2.13 million and Bangladesh fourth with 1.53 million individuals living as slaves.


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