‘Pandemic saw sale of condoms & pills shoot up, while sterilisations declined’

In terms of sheer numbers, these are 33.70 crore units of condoms sold in 2021-22 compared to 31.45 crore in 2020-21.

published on : 29th January 2023

Redevelop ‘unsafe’ condominium in north Delhi, L-G to DDA

Saxena has also ordered criminal proceedings against the contractors, builders, and construction agencies for the residential building which has been declared “unsafe to live” only 10 years.

published on : 25th January 2023

Drug controller says didn’t ban condom, but only wanted students counselled

Doctors and psychologists also said that the right age to be indulging in sexual activities is a social concept.

published on : 21st January 2023

Condom ads on TV: Rajasthan High Court dismisses NGO's plea challenging Centre's ban

The Rajasthan High Court has dismissed a plea against the Centre's order allowing airing of condom advertisements only after 10 PM, and rebuked the petitioner NGO for "proxy litigation".

published on : 1st May 2018

Commonwealth Games 2018: Organisers roll out red carpet - and condoms

The large number of free condoms equates to about 34 per person, a robust average of three a day over the 11 days of competition.

published on : 2nd April 2018

Japan condom makers hope for 2020 Olympic lift, plan to introduce ultra-thin 0.01mm products

For years, hundreds of thousands of condoms have been distributed for free to competitors at Olympic Games in a bid to encourage safe sex.

published on : 21st March 2018

Condom ads ban: Policy advocacy bodies laudes Centre's stand

Policy advocacy bodies have welcomed the Central government’s clarification that a ban on airing of condom advertisements is only meant for “sexually explicit” contents.

published on : 25th December 2017

Population Foundation of India praise government's clarification on condom ads

They said that instead of restricting the debate to matters like explicit contents, it should be widened to larger issues like protection and knowledge of HIV-AIDS.

published on : 24th December 2017

Why no condom ads in day, Rajasthan High Court asks Centre

The court has asked the respective departments to give reasons in eight weeks why the condom advertisements cannot be telecast outside the fixed hours.

published on : 20th December 2017

'Ban on condom ads on television would undo decades of progress'

The Population Foundation Of India suggested that like in the film industry, advertisements can be graded by content and accordingly slotted for telecast instead of removing all advertisements.

published on : 17th December 2017

Condom ads only at night? What sense does it make to impose such curbs

I&B Ministry’s move indicates that on matters relating to sex and contraceptive technologies India continues to be a denialist with an ostrich’s attitude to facts.

published on : 14th December 2017

Restrictions on Condom advertisements draw mixed reactions

The bar on beaming condom advertisements on television between 6 am and 10 pm has drawn mixed reactions.

published on : 13th December 2017

With kids in mind, Information and Broadcasting ministry pulls out condom ads from prime time TV

The ministry has issued a directive that such ads can be shown on TV only from 10 pm till 6 am on TV, following complaints.

published on : 11th December 2017

Sunny Leone's 'khelo magar pyaar se' condom ad hoarding for Navratri sparks controversy in Gujarat

CAIT has said that they have not used the word ‘condom’ on their banner but the intention is very clear as the combination of words like ‘play’, ‘love’ and ‘Navratri’ are coined above the logo.

published on : 19th September 2017