Chairman of Akhil Bharitya Akhara Parishad, in a recorded statement, urged the Prime Minister and Home Minister to pass a law along the lines of the UP government’s move, which should be binding on all states. Mahant Narendra Giri, chairman of Akhil Bhartiya Akhara Parishad (ABAP) – the supreme decision-making
“A finite world can only support a finite population; therefore, population growth must ultimately be zero”. –Garett Hardin. Introduction There are over 135 million people in India and this rapidly growing population is one of the obstacles to its economic success. The existing population cannot be reduced, but the rate
Tamil Nadu’s Lok Sabha representation was reduced to 39 before the 1967 general election. (File photo) Chenai: Tamil Nadu has faced “unfair” political representation in the Lok Sabha since 1962 after the state successfully pushed down its population, the Madras High Court recently ruled. In its August 17 order, the
Population experts say introducing population control measures similar to the one being drafted in Uttar Pradesh, as previously mooted by BJP officials in the city, makes no sense in Bengaluru. The policy denies social benefits and government jobs to those with more than two children. A city’s population is determined
“Soon a law on the welfare of Dalits” Amritsar: Months before the Assembly elections, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has announced that a law will soon be enacted to ensure budgetary expenditure for the welfare of Dalits in proportion to their population. The CM also pledged to protect the state against
Believing that the growing population is an obstacle to the country’s development, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) leader Raj Thackeray on Thursday spoke in favor of putting in place mandatory population control measures in the country. “Since the population has become a major obstacle to the development process, the time has
Assam government agrees to request to postpone discussion on population control among Muslims Guwahati: Assam’s government on Friday accepted a request from the opposition Congress to postpone a discussion on population control within the Muslim community, although President Biswajit Daimary allowed it. As Congress was about to stage a walkout
Assam’s government on Friday accepted a request from the opposition Congress to postpone a discussion on population control within the Muslim community, although President Biswajit Daimary allowed it. As Congress was about to stage a walkout as its demand was not met, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pijush Hazarika said the government
Recently, population control measures are being discussed by the states of Assam and Uttar Pradesh. Many other states like Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Uttarakhand, Karnataka and Odisha have for some time been following a two child standard for elections of local bodies. Bill proposed by
Image source: PTI Population control: Nitish Kumar ticks off BJP, says educating women is my way of controlling ‘population explosion’ Amid a clamor for a BJP law to control the population, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has said educating and empowering women is his way of controlling the “population explosion”.
Patna: After Bharatiya Janata Partry (BJP) leaders tried to counter their ally Nitish Kumar’s demand for a caste-based census exercise in 2021, by demanding a population control law in the state, the Bihar’s chief minister on Tuesday categorically ruled out any need for a population control law. “There is no
The government of Uttar Pradesh population control bill – the UP Population (Control, Stabilization and Welfare) Bill, 2021 – has recently become the latest salvo Indian political leaders have fired in their bid to manage a “population explosion” which they say is hampering the development of the ‘India. In his
Emmanuel Lufadeju, national coordinator, Rotary’s Reproductive, Maternal, and Child Health (RMCH), said family planning is not an act of population control as some people misinterpret it. Professor Lafadeju told Jos this on Tuesday when Rotary RMCH donated family planning equipment through the state Department of Health to 10 selected health
Image source: PTI (FILE). Asaduddin Owaisi criticizes the government’s population control bill. Ahead of the 2022 Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, AIMIM leader Asaduddin Owaisi blamed the Uttar Pradesh government for the colossal mishandling of the COVID-19 crisis and sneered. opposed to the recently introduced Uttar Pradesh Population Control Bill. Addressing
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami has given instructions to form a high-level population control committee. Dhami’s order came days after the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) suggested that a population control policy be introduced in Uttarakhand along the lines of those in place in Uttar Pradesh and India. Neighboring Assam.