July 12, 2022 6:28 pm
Leaders across party lines weighed in on the population debate – Have fertility rates increased? Does population have an impact on development? Is there a population explosion? Who is growing in size? And if the population does grow, what would be the quality of life?
June 19, 2022 11:32 am
India's experiments with population control go back to the years preceding Indepedence and presently experts say that not only have most targets been met but also the demographic situation is at an advantageous level.
January 18, 2022 12:25 pm
China’s ruling Communist Party has taken steps to address the birthrate decline, by relaxing its notorious “one child” policy, first allowing two children in 2016 and as many as three since last year.
September 29, 2021 3:29 am
Congress MLA from Manglore in Haridwar district, Qazi Mohd Nizamuddin, termed the government moves as an attempt to cover up its failures on basic public issues.
September 22, 2021 10:26 am
The government had in July unveiled a policy aimed at stabilising the population in Uttar Pradesh and reducing maternal and infant deaths in a time-bound manner, with Adityanath terming the rising population a "hurdle in development".
August 17, 2021 7:23 am
The draft Bill aims to bring down the gross fertility rate by disincentivising more than two children per couple, and by offering a range of benefits to those who choose not to have more than two children.
July 27, 2021 10:18 am
The statement came during a press conference after a meeting of the board executive committee in Lucknow.
July 27, 2021 7:58 am
Muralidharan writes: Apart from its coercive approach to population control, it plays into the widely prevalent notion of the disabled as a burden.
July 23, 2021 9:04 pm
An analysis of Lok Sabha members data shows that 168 out of 540 MPs have more than two children; out of them, 105 are from the BJP.
July 18, 2021 6:04 pm
Raut claimed Hindus have become a minority in eight states and two Union Territories. "Due to illegal migration (from neighbouring Bangladesh), the population demography has changed in Assam, West Bengal and Bihar," he said.