“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 rateRead More →

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 determinedRead More →

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 hasRead More →

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 walkoutRead More →

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 governmentRead More →

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 hisRead More →

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 healthRead More →

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. AddressingRead More →