Thursday, 11 August, 2022
TopicPopulation control

Topic: Population control

An ‘out of Pakistan’ solution for population control—produce kids in non-Muslim nations

Pakistani media outlets such as Geo News termed the health minister’s suggestion 'out of the box'.

‘Vast differences’ in growth rate of religions — Bhagwat calls for NRC, new population policy

RSS chief says illegal infiltration can be a threat to the unity and integrity of the country, and that a population policy should be made thinking about the next 50 years.

How UP could achieve ‘population stabilisation’ by 2026-30 even without a law

Census projections show that the fertility rates of all big states barring Bihar is going to come down below the replacement level of 2.1.

BJP raising population control issue to target ‘particular community’, says Shashi Tharoor

Tharoor said the population debate is "utterly misplaced" and half a century out-of-date as a large majority of Indian states have achieved replacement levels of fertility.

Not only BJP MPs, Congress’ Singhvi will also move private member bill on population control

Singhvi’s bill proposes that people with more than two children should be barred from contesting Lok Sabha, state assembly or panchayat elections.

UP 2022 election ‘maha yudh’ has begun. And news channels already have a winner

Advertorials and interviews have interspersed with coverage of a succession of developments in UP. Does this signal “all is well” for the CM?

CM Yogi’s UP population control bill is designed to serve only one purpose — 2022 election

If Muslims come out in support of the population policy, the Yogi Adityanath government itself would likely backtrack under pressure from the Hindu Right.

Population control through State action never worked in India. Time to focus on economy

We do not need a population control policy. We need a better public health and education policy, and above all, a coherent economic strategy.

Population control is already on. Adityanath’s bill risks reversing UP’s improving trends

Uttar Pradesh’s laggard position with higher poverty, lower literacy and lower work opportunities requires more attention than this ‘population control bill’.

Rajya Sabha MP to move bill to penalise MPs, MLAs with more than 2 kids

Rajya Sabha MP Rakesh Sinha proposes to move a private member bill in the upcoming Monsoon session. The bill comes on the heels of UP's population control bill.

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File photo of Sterlite copper unit at Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu | By special arrangement

Shut since 2018 violence, TN Sterlite plant’s closure cost economy Rs 14,749 cr, says study

Copper plant in Thoothukudi was closed after protests turned violent & police firing left 13 people dead. Job losses one of major impacts, says study by NGO CUTS International.


Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.