07 Feb 2020
Kerala's elderly population on the rise, finds Economic Review
Kerala Finance Minister Thomas Isaac on Thursday revealed that the state's demographic is aging faster as compared to the rest of India.
15 Aug 2019
Environment, population control and more: Decoding PM Modi's I-Day speech
Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered his customary Independence Day speech on Thursday from Delhi's Red Fort.
27 Jul 2019
What is South Korea's #NoMarriage movement all about
South Korea is looking at an economic crisis and they have narrowed down the problem to the one source: women.
28 May 2019
Ramdev wants third child shouldn't get voting-rights, Giriraj supports him
On Sunday, renowned yoga guru Baba Ramdev spoke about population control and sparked a debate. He said the government should introduce a law wherein the third child isn't allowed to vote. This, he opined, will curb India's rising population.
11 Apr 2019
India's population grew at 1.2% average annual-rate between 2010-2019: Report
India's population grew at an average annual rate of 1.2% between 2010 and 2019 to 1.36 billion, more than double the annual growth rate of China, according to a report by the United Nations Population Fund.
10 Apr 2019
Why Facebook is using AI to map global population density
If you are familiar with Facebook's practices, you already know that the company has got some crazy projects in the works, be it the merging of different messaging services or creating a mind-reading machine.
06 Mar 2019
Worried about population, Jain-community wants couples to have more children
In a bizarre news, the Jain community in India has distributed sops to young couples asking them to give birth to more than two children.
29 Dec 2018
Chandrababu Naidu wants Andhra Pradesh people to have more kids
To reap the benefits of a few population-related schemes, Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu has asked people of the state to have more kids.
10 Aug 2018
India's elderly population to cross 340 million by 2050
The Indian Government is taking steps to ensure proper care of India's elderly people whose population will cross 340 million by 2050, Minister of State for Health Anupriya Patel on Friday said.
01 Aug 2018
Study says India's population growth rate is highly overestimated
India's population growth rate is highly overestimated by existing models, say scientists who suggest that accounting for the diversity and differences in the levels of education among people can help arrive at more accurate projections.
26 Jul 2018
Children are 'prasad', every Hindu should have at-least five: BJP-MLA
While India is on the verge of becoming the most populated country in the world, this BJP-MLA has come up with a bizarre ideology for population control.
17 May 2018
UN: Delhi to be world's most populous city by 2028
A recently-released UN report on urban population estimates that around 68% of the world's population will be living in cities by 2050, and a bulk of that will be concentrated in three countries - India, China, and Nigeria.
12 May 2018
In just 7yrs, Bengaluru's population has swollen by 43%
Bengaluru's population has increased by 43% over past seven years, from 84L to the current 1.2cr.
10 Mar 2018
No mandatory two-child policy for India, says Supreme Court
The Supreme Court on Friday rubbished a plea requesting it to ask the Centre to make two-child policy compulsory across India to stall the nation's burgeoning population.
28 Feb 2018
15th Finance Commission to soon decide what populism is
In a first, the Finance Commission, which recommends how much money states should get out of the taxes collected by the central government, will define what a populist measure is and recommend incentives for states that do not resort to them.
19 Feb 2018
Why aren't female condoms as popular as other contraceptives?
Considering India's struggle with population control, a dedicated Condom Day or Contraceptive Week or Reproductive Health Month to raise awareness is long overdue.
21 Jan 2018
Less than 1/4th of Indian women want a second child
The proportion of married Indian women aged 15-49 wanting a second child has fallen: a decade ago, 68% wanted one, but only 24% are willing now.
13 Dec 2017
Dear I&B Ministry, not every condom ad is vulgar
At a time when the noise around condom use should be louder than ever, the I&B Ministry silenced it completely.
27 Nov 2017
Live in Switzerland and get paid for it. Here's how
This might be for you if you've always dreamed of living in a picturesque, pristine mountain hamlet.
15 Nov 2017
Time is running out: Global scientists warn humanity
World scientists recently issued a second "warning to humanity", highlighting the imminent danger that our planet is in, thanks to our unsustainable lifestyles.
23 Jun 2017
World Population: India to surpass China by 2024
The United Nations predicted the world's population will jump to 11.2 billion by 2100 from the current 7.6 billion.
16 Jun 2017
Population control- 146 lacking districts to have 'Mission Parivar Vikas'
Upping its fight against population explosion, the government has announced 'Mission Parivar Vikas' in 146 districts where the Total Fertility Rate (number of children born per woman) is more than three.
25 May 2017
China overstating census, India world's most populous country
China has been overstating its population data for decades, according to data compiled by University of Wisconsin-Madison researcher Yi Fuxian.