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Sex ratio at birth in Delhi increases

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 15:19

The sex ratio at birth in the national capital has increased from 886 females per 1000 males in 2012 to 895 in 2013, according to Delhi goverment`s annual report on registration of births and deaths in Delhi.

India`s child sex ratio drops: UN report

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 15:16

India needs to take urgent action following a sharp fall in its child sex ratio, a United Nations report said Tuesday.

On eve of World Population Day, Raje advocates for small family concept

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 16:51

Terming population growth a barrier to development, Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje urged the people of the state to follow the concept of small family and to maintain sex ratio.

BJP leader OP Dhankar stokes controversy, promises `Bihari wives for Haryana men`

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 18:44

Giving a bizarre solution to solve the acute sex ratio in the state, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader OP Dhankar stoked a big controversy by reportedly saying that the party would get girls from Bihar to ensure that men in Haryana can get married.

Guj`s save girl campaign to be replicated at national level?

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 13:55

The `Beti Bachao Abhiyan` of Gujarat government could soon be replicated at the national level as the Union government feels it has been a success in improving the child sex ratio in the state.

Female foeticide still takes place in Gujarat, says CM Anandi Patel

Last Updated: Monday, June 09, 2014, 18:57

Gujarat Chief Minister Anandi Patel on Monday rued cases of female foeticide are still reported in the State despite the Government undertaking awareness campaigns on falling sex ratio and need to end the practice.

Sex ratio in Haryana improves to 881

Last Updated: Saturday, June 07, 2014, 20:47

In a positive sign, Haryana`s skewed sex-ratio has improved to 881 from 875 last year on the back of measures taken by the health department, the state government said.

Violence against women needs immediate attention: Panel

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 04, 2014, 00:05

Violence against women, declining sex ratio and economic disempowerment of the fairer sex are some key issues which need immediate attention, a committee on the status of women said Monday.

Romans didn`t kill girls to skew sex ratio

Last Updated: Saturday, January 25, 2014, 14:12

Though ancient Romans indeed preferred boys, it does not appear that they went as far as infanticide to skew the sex ratio, say archaeologists.

No respite on falling sex ratio

Last Updated: Saturday, November 02, 2013, 14:50

India fares second worst among the 30 most populated countries in the world when it comes to the sex ratio.

BJP to score a hat trick in MP`s November 25 assembly polls

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 08, 2013, 22:48

Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj claimed here on Tuesday that ruling BJP in Madhya Pradesh would score a hat-trick in the November 25 assembly polls on the basis of women`s support.

Child sex ratio in J&K alarming: Union ministry

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 03, 2013, 16:23

Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry on Wednesday expressed concern over dropping child sex ration in Jammu and Kashmir and asked the state government to take necessary steps to reverse the trend.