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.
July 15, 2021 8:34 am
S Y Quraishi writes: What is the provocation for the CMs of Assam and UP to suddenly announce their respective population policies?
July 14, 2021 6:14 pm
Kumar, had, however said that he did not wish to comment on other states but Bihar, which has the highest density of population in the country, had been showing a decline in fertility rate, thanks to a dramatic rise in womens education since his rise to power a decade and a half ago.
July 15, 2021 7:36 am
He also slammed the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh, which has released a draft population control Bill, and asked whether it can guarantee jobs to those with two children.
July 14, 2021 2:14 am
“We started this several years ago in Gujarat. In the local body elections conducted by the State Election Commission, including those for municipalities, municipal corporations, taluka panchayats and district panchayats, the contesting candidates cannot have more than two kids, said Nitin patel
July 13, 2021 7:13 am
Nitish was responding to media queries at Janata Durbar which resumed after five-and-a-half years -- the government had been facing the Opposition’s criticism for not interacting with people, especially during the pandemic. The CM said he will now meet people on three Mondays every month.