July 04, 2021 8:15 am
Poonam Muttreja writes: While India has managed to slow down the growth of its population, yet our family planning programme leaves much to be desired.
March 14, 2020 11:21 am
In the Bill, the disincentives for those who do not comply include barring them from contesting elections, getting promotions in government services, receiving government subsidy — barring those in the BPL category —or applying for Group A jobs.
July 13, 2019 1:37 am
The Population Regulation Bill, 2019, introduced by Rakesh Sinha in the Upper House, suggests that people with more than two living children should be “disqualified” from being chosen as an MP, MLA or a member of any body of the local self government after the commencement of the Act.
August 29, 2018 6:16 am
Couples have increasingly delayed having even one child as they devote more time to other goals, such as building their careers. The skyrocketing cost of raising children in booming China has also given many prospective parents pause.
August 30, 2015 8:14 pm
"A serious extinction seems to be on the anvil. And it is of Hindus. There is method in the systematic growth of Muslims," he said.
March 18, 2015 12:26 am
Later, Patel confessed to the fact that his third child was born after his election. The two-child norm was effected in Gujarat in 2005.
September 28, 2011 3:09 am
Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad termed the suggestion to deny privileges to those families in Kerala who do not follow the two-child norm as ridiculous.