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PIL filed in Delhi HC for population control in India

The plea claims that the population of India has "marched ahead" of China, as about 20 per cent our population does not have Aadhaar and therefore not accounted for, and there are also crores of Rohingyas and Bangladeshis living illegally in the country.

BJP MPs’ formula: If more than two kids, deny benefits to parents or a generation

Speaking on the bill, BJP’s Ravindra Kumar Ray (Kodarma, Jharkhand) said, “Anyone who has more than two children should not get any benefits from the government."


Singapore should 'manage' population inflow carefully: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong

About 30,000 babies are born as citizens every year and, to top up, about 20,000 foreigners become new citizens annually.

Going on 60

Policymakers and politicians can no longer afford to ignore India’s rising elderly population

Census 2011 religious data: Why it is tough to use these numbers for identity politics

The politics of what these figures could mean or what they could be 'spun' to mean is something to ponder.

India's population as of 5pm today: 127,42,39,769 and growing

"If current growth rates continue, India will have 1.63 billion people by 2050 and will surpass China," the official said.


Population Explosion: The City Dream

By 2025, 69 metropolitan cities in India are expected to have 78% of the urban population.

For rural facelift,govt sanctions Rs 13,000 cr

The state government has approved a project worth Rs 13,000 crore to ensure world-class infrastructure in villages and provide citizen-centric basic civic amenities to the people on the pattern of cities,besides opening new vistas of employment in rural areas.

Vertical living could be answer to world’s growing population

One million people a week,every week,are moving into cities ; will go on for the next 70 years

Do not allocate revenue on basis of population,says KCB

Khadki Cantonment Board has decided to ask the Pune Muncipal Corporation to increase the share of octroi and not make population the only basis of revenue allocation.

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The divine train journey

Thousands of Muslims attended the annual three-day event near Dhaka that is one of the world’s largest religious gatherings.

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Seven countries are home to over half the world's population: News in Numbers

About 53% of the world population of the world lives in just seven countries. Take a look in today's News in Numbers.

Street dogs maul kid to death

Ajnala, Jan 11 (ANI): In a shocking incident, a three-year-old boy was killed by a pack of street dogs by constant clawing in a village in Ajnala town of Punjab. The victim, Angad Veer was playing outside his residence when the stray dogs attacked him. The deceased was the only child of his parents. Alerted by screaming of the child, residents rushed out to rescue him but large number of wild dogs tried to attack them too.Veer was rushed to a nearby hospital in Ajnala, where doctors declared him brought dead.The villagers alleged government failure in keeping a check on the growing population of stray dogs despite many cases of dog menace.