Friday, 2 December, 2022

Topic: Sterilisation

‘Pent up’ demand led to 101 sterilisations, was not a camp, Chhattisgarh health officials say

Chhattisgarh district officials say Covid pandemic and lack of primary health care centre in Mainpat led to marathon sterilisations, point out that no norms were broken. State probe underway.

Male sterilisations simpler, but the more complicated female procedure is what India opts for

According to National Family Health Survey 4 data, 35.7% of all family planning procedures in India are female sterilisations while only 0.3% account for male sterilisations.

Chhattisgarh govt orders probe after surgeon operates on 101 women in 7 hours at sterilisation camp

The sterilisation camp was held on 27 August at Narmadapur community health centre in Mainpat development block of the district, located over 300 km away from the capital Raipur.

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’.

Need more male engagement, say experts after NFHS data shows imbalance in sterilisation

The findings of National Family Health Survey-5 show significant discrepancies between female and male sterilisations in all the 22-surveyed states and union territories.

After flak, MP govt withdraws its ‘get at least one man to sterilise or lose job’ order

The order warned male health workers that they could lose their salaries or jobs if they failed to get at least one man sterilised in the 2019-20 period.  

Sanjay Gandhi zinda hai: The Emergency temptation is alive in Congress and BJP alike

Sanjay Gandhi’s excesses showed the problem with dynastic politics. With Maneka and Varun in its fold, the BJP cannot complain about it.

On Camera


Prannoy Roy in Abu Dhabi

You can call NDTV elitist, anglicised. But it defended democracy, gave us Ravish Kumar

In all these years of covering elections on NDTV, I do not recall a single occasion when I was asked or even hinted to say or not say something. I disagreed with Prannoy Roy off-screen and on-screen and that was never a problem.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.


A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.