Turning down the plea, a bench of Justices SK Kaul and MM Sundresh remarked that preparing policies was the government's job.
India may surpass China in 2023 as the world’s most populous country; population of 61 countries likely to decrease.
The 8 billionth baby on Earth is about to be born on a planet that is getting hotter. But experts in climate science and population both say the two issues aren't quite as connected as they seem.
A year after the BJP-led NDA government assumed power in 2014, new fields such as name, gender, date and place of birth, place of residence and father’s and mother’s names were updated.
Poonam Muttreja from the Population Foundation of India said more investment in the rural economy could stem migration to cities.
The UN Population Division estimates that the number of humans on Earth will grow to eight billion on November 15, more than three times higher than the 2.5 billion global headcount in 1950.
Political observers claim Congress will remain a dominant force in the tribal region although it is in a weak position elsewhere in the state.
Five CMs have come from the community, influential SCs/STs hold key in many seats. The state also has the second largest Schedule Caste population in the country.
The need to communicate with the sizeable migrant worker population in the village seems to be the spark for such an initiative.
The four-day national executive meeting of the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) ended on Wednesday with a detailed discussion on population explosion in the country.
‘Tribals have their own lifestyle, culture, social and traditional values, besides an indigenous identity’
Taking a leaf out of Assam’s book, Manipur has decided not to extend the benefits of various beneficiary schemes to families with more than four children.
That is equivalent to 550 to 740 billion tonnes of CO2, or 10 to 15 times more than annual greenhouse gas emissions at current rates.
The meeting will be attended by RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat and its general secretary Dattatreya Hosabale.
The RSS chief has been challenging Constitutional values, he said.
Too often, India’s demographic dividend conversations have focused much on the dependency ratio and not enough on the policies and other factors involved.
Speaking at the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh's Dussehra rally in Nagpur, Bhagwat said community-based population imbalance is an important subject and should not be ignored.
At least 25 leopards were removed from the area the cheetahs will occupy in the first six months and radio-collared for subsequent observation.
The population as of mid-2022 declined by 1.6% from a year earlier to 7,291,600, the Census & Statistics Department announced Thursday.
According to the officials, notice boards were set up in over 600 vacant lands that are untidy, out of which owners of only 50 per cent responded and cleaned their lands.