Tuesday, Sep 21, 2021


China Allows Couples To Have Third Child To Stave Off Demographic Crisis

Aug 21, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The ceremonial legislature on Friday amended the Population and Family Planning Law as part of a decades-long effort by the ruling Communist Party to dictate the size of families in keeping with political directives.

US Census Shows Diversification While Non-Hispanic White Population Is Shrinking

Aug 13, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The share of the white population fell from 63.7 per cent in 2010 to 57.8 per cent in 2020, the lowest on record, driven by falling birthrates among white women compared with Hispanic and Asian women.

Better Education, Healthcare Services Will Help Assam Bring Down Muslim Birth Rate: Cong MLA

According to the 2011 Census, Muslims comprise 34.22 per cent of Assam's total population of 3.12 crore and they are in majority in several districts.

After UP’s Population Control Bill, Rajasthan Health Minister Bats For ‘Hum Do, Humare Ek’ Policy

Jul 16, 2021 Tabeenah Anjum

The balance of nature is continuously deteriorating due to the increasing population, says the Minister.

Drugs: We Were In Danger Of Becoming 'Udta Assam', Says CM Sarma

Blaming northeast militant groups for the drug trade, Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma said drugs have been coming from Myanmar but the trade did not enjoy any official blessing.

14 July, 2021

Implement UP Style Population Bill In J&K For Progress, Says BJP

Naseer Ganai

BJP leader Yudhvir Sethi said that the imposition of a population control policy in Jammu and Kashmir similar to Uttar Pradesh will make it a better place to live.

13 July, 2021

Stringent Two-Child Norm: Thoughtlessness Of Our Policy Thinkers Exposed

Mohan Rao

Assam and Uttar Pradesh have joined the long list of dismal states that advocate a stringent two-child norm in population policy.

13 July, 2021

UP Population Control Bill: Strategic Move By BJP To Bolster Its Poll Chances in 2022

Bhavna Vij-Aurora

Though the Yogi government claims that the Population Control Bill is not polarising, opposition leaders have questioned its timing.

13 July, 2021

Enforcing Population Control Through Law Has Its Pitfalls, Better To Educate Women: Nitish Kumar

Outlook Web Bureau

‘Things come under control once we take steps to educate the girl child,’ Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said in an apparent disapproval of the UP government’s draft population bill

12 July, 2021

'No Proof Of Population Explosion In UP': Population Foundation Of India Chief

Preetha Nair

Population Foundation of India's Poonam Muttreja says that India's population policies should focus on rights and dignity, rather than coercion,

11 July, 2021

Where Will India Get Manpower For War: SP MP's Dig At UP Population Bill

Outlook Web Bureau

Where will we get manpower in case of war if people are not allowed to procreate, asks SP MP

11 July, 2021

Yogi Adityanath Unveils UP’s New Population Policy

Outlook Web Bureau

The Uttar Pradesh chief minister said increasing population was a 'hurdle in development' and that more efforts are needed to control it.

11 July, 2021

World Population Day: Sustaining Sexual, Reproductive Health Care Post-Pandemic

Poonam Muttreja

On World Population Day 2021, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic that has cost nearly 400,000 lives in the country, it is more important than ever to prioritize safeguarding the health of our population.

11 July, 2021

World Population Day: Does India Really Need A Two-Child Policy?

Dr Nandita Saikia

World Population Day: India’s absolute size population will continue to increase at least until 2050 despite its near replacement level of fertility in 2020.

11 July, 2021

Can Contraception Services Be Made Disaster-proof?

Vinoj Manning

A survey conducted by WHO in 105 countries to assess the impact of Covid-19 on essential services, estimated that family planning services were disrupted in 68% of the countries.

10 July, 2021

UP Population Draft Bill: Those With More Than Two Children Can't Apply For Govt Jobs

Outlook Web Bureau

The draft bill has provisions to deny the benefits of government schemes and perks to people who have more than two children

08 July, 2021

Kerala's 'Periyar Cow' Gets New Lease On Life In Face Of Extinction


The Kerala State Livestock Development Board decided to adopt its pair of bulls for semen collection, giving a chance to bring back older breeds, whose genetic stock was not easily available

04 July, 2021

Indigenous Muslims Agreed On Checking Population: Assam Chief Minister

Outlook Web Bureau

The meeting was unanimous in its view that population explosion was a major concern and posed a threat to the development of the state.

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Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu