POPULATION CONTROL

Law on population control will be brought 'at right time' in UP, says CM Yogi Adityanath

The state government had in July unveiled a policy aimed at stabilising the population in Uttar Pradesh and reducing maternal and infant deaths in a time-bound manner.

published on : 21st September 2021

Telangana too will get population control bill: BJP MP Bandi Sanjay Kumar

Karimnagar MP Bandi Sanjay Kumar was speaking at Sangareddy on Tuesday, September 7, 2021, as part of his Praja Sangrama Yatra.

published on : 8th September 2021

UP Law Commission submits draft population control bill, report to CM Adityanath

It is still unclear whether the Bill will be tabled in the current Monsoon session of the state legislature.

published on : 17th August 2021

UP likely to table population control bill in Assembly during monsoon session

Sources said that in the final draft bill, the commission has recommended that persons with more than two children should be barred from contesting local elections.

published on : 16th August 2021

Educating women is my preferred way to control population: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar dug in his heels on the issue of population control, making it clear that he preferred to control demographic explosion by educating and empowering women.

published on : 11th August 2021

Uttarakhand to form panel on population law

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Saturday instructed the state  government officials to form a high-level committee on population control and land law.

published on : 1st August 2021

Tripura BJP MLA demands enact of laws for population control and cow protection

BJP MLA from Fatikroy constituency Sudhangshu Das said he would raise the issue of population control and protection of cows in the coming state assembly session in national interest.

published on : 23rd July 2021

India's Population Conundrum

The current population growth rate is 1 per cent, which means India will add over 13 million people this year. In contrast, the death rate is 7.21 per thousand.

published on : 23rd July 2021

Nitish reaffirms educating women is more effective means to check population growth than law

The JD(U) top leader's remarks on population surge last week had triggered debate among the political parties with many BJP leaders of Bihar differing with him and supporting the legislation route.

published on : 20th July 2021

INTERVIEW | There is no population explosion in India: Expert

TNIE spoke to Poonam Muttreja, executive director, Population Foundation of India, on the proposed legislation and its impact on women and their right to reproductive health.

published on : 20th July 2021

Population control issue should be delinked from politics: Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma

It has been accepted by all members of the assembly that population increase among the minorities of Lower and Central Assam is a matter of concern, Sarma claimed.

published on : 19th July 2021

Sanjay Gandhi's family planning program led to anger, electoral defeat: Congress MP

He himself was in favor of population control but it should not be politicized, Tankha said, referring to a proposed population control law in the BJP-ruled Uttar Pradesh.

published on : 18th July 2021

UP's proposed population control measures attempt to keep communal agenda alive: Jairam Ramesh

He alleged that the BJP is best at hiding its failures and raising non-issues ahead of every election.

published on : 17th July 2021

'Everyone knows who their intended audience is': Shashi Tharoor hits out at BJP over population issue

The former Union minister 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.

published on : 17th July 2021

After Nitish, now Chirag Paswan disapproves of legal measures for population control

Notably, bills moved recently by BJP governments in Assam and Uttar Pradesh have led to a nationwide debate on the efficacy of laws in checking population growth.

published on : 15th July 2021
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