Tuesday, 25 January, 2022
TopicIndia Population

Topic: India Population

Delhi has lowest death rate in India, urban-rural divide is shrinking, latest govt data shows

According to the latest Sample Registration System data, Chhattisgarh has the highest death rate in the country, while the death rate is higher among men than women.

India’s elderly population to rise 41% over next decade to touch 194 mn in 2031: Govt report

Kerala has the current highest elderly population (16.5%) followed by Tamil Nadu, Himachal Pradesh. Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Assam have the least, according to National Statistical Office report.

Lower population good for India’s health. Time to get over ‘if and but’ approach

The famed demographic dividend is not yet fully apparent but the negatives of a burgeoning population in a resource constrained country have been on full display.

On Camera

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Representative image of Army | ANI

Central Vista, old army uniforms—why this year’s Republic Day parade is a source of pride

Days of Mughal or British glory are over. Central Vista is Indian govt's modern structure, and uniforms are sources of pride.
A Chinese flag being raised in the Lujiazui Financial District of Shanghai | Photo: Qilai Shen | Bloomberg

India among Asian destinations for investors fleeing Chinese real estate debt crisis

Both Goldman Sachs & CreditSights consider Indian companies attractive. While the first recommends high-yield renewables, the latter considers financial firms to well shielded here.

Defence

The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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