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.

Male sterilisation not preferred method of family planning: Survey

Male sterilisation continues to remain the least preferred method of family planning.

`More role for women in population policy`

Experts pitch for greater role for women to curb the menace of rising population.

`More role for women in population policy`

Experts pitch for greater role for women to curb the menace of rising population.

Family planning key to sustainability: Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton has taken a stand for women`s reproductive rights during the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio de Janeiro.

India and taboos around family planning

In its bid to check population growth, India is willing to engage with communities on removing cultural taboos associated with family planning, the head of an international reproductive health service provider said here Saturday.

India and taboos around family planning

In its bid to check population growth, India is willing to engage with communities on removing cultural taboos associated with family planning, the head of an international reproductive health service provider said here Saturday.