Monday, 24 January, 2022
TopicPopulation control

Topic: Population control

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Tharoor said the population debate is "utterly misplaced" and half a century out-of-date as a large majority of Indian states have achieved replacement levels of fertility.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

Ahead of elections, most populous state UP plans 2-child policy, is preparing draft bill

Justice (retd) AN Mittal, who heads UP law commission, said it will take at least 2 months to prepare the draft bill for two-child policy, after consultations with all stakeholders.

On Camera

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Liberals mourning India Gate flame must also recall some dark aspects of the colonial Army

The moving of the flame seems, to some, as part of an ongoing extinguishing of the Indian Army’s heritage of secularism, decency and righteousness.
Representational image for trade from China | Photo: Bloomberg

What conflict? India’s imports from China soar to almost $100 bn, led by smartphones, machinery

According to China's official data, its exports to India reached $97.52 billion in 2021, while total two-way bilateral trade touched $125.66 billion.

Defence

File photo of Scorpene-class submarine 'INS Vela', at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai | ANI

Kamov choppers, submarine torpedoes among deals defence ministry will review this week

Ministry is reviewing all procurement under the ‘Buy (Global)’ category, under which equipment is bought directly from foreign manufacturers, amid govt's 'Atmanirbhar' push.

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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