India's population: 1.37 billion and not counting
India, like the rest of the world, is intensely debating population explosion. But while countries are struggling to keep their numbers at …
No punitive action to control population, India commits in Nairobi
Global commitment comes at a time when demand for punitive actions have grown back home
Revised global population forecast predicts slight increase
Instead of 8.5 billion in 2030 and 9.7 billion in 2050, population will touch 8.6 billion in 2030 and 9.8 billion in 2050
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Is Chandrababu’s call for more children an indirect push for Amaravati megacity
Andhra chief minister's new-found concern about declining population may have something to do with his plans for a grand new capital city
Anger of the jobless youth
Their frustrations in an unjust world can take various expressions—a fidayeen in Iraq, a stone pelter in Kashmir, a mercenary in Saudi …
India’s population to overtake China’s by 2028; can it leverage the advantage?
Revised UN estimates show India’s population could overtake China’s sooner than expected, and have more young and working age people …
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Scientists solve genetic puzzle surrounding Mundas
Study says genetic makeup of Mundas is a result of interaction that happened 2,000-4,000 years ago between Indian Dravidian and …
Assam, Odisha, Uttar Pradesh worst states to be born in
Infant mortality, neo-natal mortality and maternal mortality are much higher in these states as compared to national average
India's population: Fertility rate below replacement rate in 20 states, UTs | COVER STORY
India's population: Demographic changes along expected lines
Coercion must be avoided; budgetary allocations raised
The high moral ground
The abortion issue was given more importance than it deserved at the recent Cairo conference on population
Why the debate over India’s population explosion is on the wrong track
According to government data, India’s Total Fertility Rate has already reached replacement levels
Global warming, land use hit European mountain bird population
Mountain specialist birds registered a 10 per cent decline in numbers in 13 years, says a study
Africa to house 86% of the world’s poorest by 2050
Population growth in Africa is a major reason for high concentration of people living in extreme poverty, says a report
The real bad news
The most prosperous regions and communities in India have a bias against the female sex. Religion-based data shows us the biggest development …
A scholar among bureaucrats
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जनगणना 2021 के आंकड़े तीन साल बाद सामने आ जाएंगे, जो संकेत मिल रहे हेैं, उससे लगता है कि ग्रामीण भारत लगभग पूरी तरह ...
Economic Survey 2018-19: School going population peaks as fertility rate declines
Nine states, which have fertility rates well below the replacement rate, will have an aged population by 2030s
India's population: 'Curb the number of rich children'
Reducing the population by 10% has the same effect on emissions as reducing the average consumption by 10%
India's population: Boom to bust
Population stabilises at total fertility rate ogf 2.1. In India, 20 states and Union territories are below that
Andamanese threatened by development
The indigenous population of the Andaman and Nicobar islands might very soon be extinct. Today the combined population of the four indigenous …
Zimbabwe's cheetah population declines by 85%
Historically, Zimbabwe and other regions in Africa have inhabited large cheetah populations
Cabinet approves National Population Register update
The exercise will be held in 2020 from April to September, along with the house-listing phase of Census 2021