Shiv Sena wants Muslims to realise the necessity of family planning

In controversial remarks, the Shiv Sena today said the increasing population of Muslims in the country will cause language and geographical imbalance and asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ensure that Muslims accept the necessity of family planning.

Model-actress Kelly Brook planning family
Model-actress Kelly Brook planning family

Model-actress Kelly Brook is reportedly planning to start a family with her new boyfriend Jeremy Parisis.

Sofia Vergara, Joe Manganiello plan baby
Sofia Vergara, Joe Manganiello plan baby

Actress Sofia Vergara and her fiance Joe Manganiello are planning to have a baby soon.

Rights and choices basic for women's health: Experts

Rights and choices should be the core issues related to women's health, experts said here on Thursday.

India to overtake China in population growth by 2028: Govt

The government today said the birth rate in India is greater than that of China and said the country's population will cross China's by 2028.

UP to launch Mother-Child health campaign

With the Uttar Pradesh government declaring 2015-16 as the Year of Mother and Child, a campaign to ensure maternal and child health would be launched by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday, an official said.

Shiv Sena supports forced 'sterilisation' of Muslims to check population

In a potentially controversial statement, the Shiv Sena came out in support of forced sterilisation of Muslims in a bid to check their burgeoning population, here on Wednesday.

Another Shiv Sena shocker: Forced sterilisation for Muslims

Barely a couple of days after calling for an end to voting rights for Muslims, the Shiv Sena on Wednesday sought forced sterilisation of Muslims to check what they alleged was their burgeoning population.

Congress criticises Sadhvi Prachi's remarks

New Delhi: The Congress on Monday strongly criticised Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Sadhvi Prachi for her remarks regarding family planning, adding that an increasing population is one the greatest problems facing India.

CJI raises concern over govt's approach in family planning

Chief Justice of India HL Dattu on Saturday raised concerns over the approach of government towards implementation of family planning schemes in the backdrop of the Chhattisgarh botched sterilisation surgery case that left 13 women dead.

China family planning: Decades of putting all eggs in one basket

China`s Communist Party leaders have praised their one-child policy for preventing the population from spiralling out of control, but critics say it has spawned decades of forced abortions, infanticide and child trafficking.

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.

Most Chinese provinces relax one-child policy

The change in policy will allow couples to have a second baby if either parent is an only child, Xinhua reported.

Death for killer of Chinese family planning officials: Report

China on Thursday sentenced a man to death for murdering two family planning officials, state media said, in a case highlighting the tensions caused by the country`s birth restrictions.

China to ease one-child per couple family planning policy

China initiated steps to "adjust" its `one-child` family planning policy to address serious demographic challenges and allow millions of couples to have 2 children in the world`s most populous nation.

Easing one-child policy no big deal: Chinese official

A senior official from China`s family planning authority said Saturday that easing the one-child policy will not put much pressure on food supplies or public services.

Health minister for population stabilisation, small families

Stressing on the need for population stablisation, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said Thursday the focus of the government was on creating awareness about the need for small families.

Time limit of abortions raised to nine weeks

The time limit for abortions has been increased from seven to nine weeks to facilitate family planning, the Drug Controller General of India has said.

Shanghai encourages single-child couples to have second baby

Family planning authorities here are encouraging single-child couples to have a second baby.

China urged to re-look at family planning policy

China is currently the world`s most populous country, with a population of 1.3 billion.