July 19, 2022 10:09 pm
Amitabh Kundu, P C Mohanan write: It's not just size. Distribution of population by age will play a significant role in shaping development dynamics.
July 12, 2022 1:03 pm
India has been at the forefront of the years-long efforts to reform the Security Council saying it rightly deserves a place as a permanent member of the Council, which in its current form does not represent the geo-political realities of the 21st Century.
November 25, 2021 7:20 am
The data in NFHS 2019-21, the fifth in the survey series, shows the fertility rate at 1.6 per cent in urban areas and 2.1 in rural India.
August 26, 2021 7:20 am
Mohd Shahid, Manoj Kumar Jha write: Fertility rates are reflective of the progress in respective states on schooling, income levels, decline in neonatal and infant mortality rates and increase in the contraceptive prevalence rate.
July 15, 2021 7:39 am
Rajasthan Youth Congress president and MLA Ganesh Ghogra also said there is a need for a law for population control.
March 16, 2021 8:50 am
The state needs to do three things: incentivise later marriages and child births, make contraception easy for women and promote women’s labour force participation.
July 15, 2020 10:37 am
India is also forecasted to have the second largest net immigration in 2100, with an estimated half a million more people immigrating to India in 2100 than emigrating out.
May 07, 2020 10:57 am
In the US, the sixth highest country in terms of expected number of births, over 3.3 million babies are projected to be born between March 11 and December 16.
August 30, 2019 12:30 pm
From UN population report, takeaways: twice as many over-65 persons as under-5s by 2050, rising populations in some countries and falling in others, life expectancy gap between rich & poor countries.
January 02, 2019 12:34 am
Over one-sixth of those babies — 69,944 —will have been born in India, out of a quarter born in South Asia alone, according to the estimates released on New Year’s Day.