India population

India, not China, is most populous nation in the world now, claims Chinese demographer

India, not China, is most populous nation in the world now, claims Chinese demographer

This CLAIM by an independent Chinese demographer has sparked a major debate.

May 24, 2017, 19:26 PM IST

Fewer Indians using contraception, despite better awareness

India's population, now estimated at 1.32 billion, is expected to surpass China's within the next six years and reach 1.7 billion by 2050, according to World Health Organisation projections.

Aug 29, 2016, 16:24 PM IST

Legislators should bring proper family-planning law: Allahabad HC

The Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court on Thursday observed that lawmakers in the country should come forward to pass legislation for ensuring proper family planning so that future generations do not have to suffer any shortage of resources.

Sep 19, 2014, 00:05 AM IST

Central population policy outperforms states’

India’s vexed population policy debate has just got fresh fodder.

Sep 20, 2012, 16:14 PM IST

Central population policy outperforms states’

India’s vexed population policy debate has just got fresh fodder.

Sep 20, 2012, 16:14 PM IST

35% of UPA ministers have more than two children

Do our politicians have the gumption to practice what they preach in public?

Jul 11, 2012, 14:09 PM IST

Growing population has resulted in north-south divide: Expert

As the world population touches the seven billion mark on Monday, India is grappling with a north-south divide due to growing migration of labourers and other social factors, an expert in the field has said.

Oct 30, 2011, 16:42 PM IST

India sitting on population volcano: Azad

The country was `sitting on a
volcano` as far as population explosion was concerned and
steps should be taken to effectively control this growth,
Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad today said.

Jul 23, 2009, 21:45 PM IST

India`s population to rise to 1.53 billion by 2050

India`s population will rise
to a massive 1.53 billion by 2050, overtaking China and making
the country the world`s most populous nation.

Jul 22, 2009, 21:29 PM IST