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India Justice Report 2019: Maharashtra holds top, UP ranks bottom

  • According to ‘India Justice Report 2019’, Maharashtra is the top state in delivering justice to its citizens followed by Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Punjab and Haryana.
  • The list of seven small states (population less than one crore each) was topped by Goa, followed by Sikkim and Himachal Pradesh.
  • In this classification, Jharkhand, Bihar and Uttar Pradesh are at the bottom.

Global prosperity index 2019

  • The first-ever Prosperity & Inclusion City Seal and Awards (PICSA) Index, released in the Basque Country capital of Bilbao in northern Spain.
  • Indian cities – Bengaluru, Delhi and Mumbai have been named in a list that ranked 113 cities across the globe in terms of inclusive prosperity.
  • Bengaluruemerged as India’s highest-ranked city at  83 in a new index of the world’s 113 cities in terms of economic and social inclusivity, Delhi at 101 and Mumbai at 107, topped by Zurich in Switzerland.

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella tops Fortune’s Businessperson of the Year 2019 list

  • Microsoft’sIndia-born Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella has occupied the top spot in Fortune’s Businessperson of the Year 2019 list.
  • The list also includes Mastercard CEO Ajay Banga and Arista head Jayshree Ullal. Banga is ranked 8th, while Ullal comes in at the 18th spot.
  • Fortune’s annual Businessperson of the Year list features 20 business leaders “who tackled audacious goals, overcame impossible odds, found creative solutions”