World Population Day 2020: India set to overtake China by 2027, but its population problem has a silver lining
India’s total fertility rate fell from 5.9 children per woman in 1950 to 2.2 children per woman in 2020. This is very close to the replacement level fertility of 2.1 children per woman
Urban India didn't care about migrant workers till 26 March, only cares now because it's lost their services: P Sainath
P Sainath, founder of People's Archive of Rural India (PARI) and Ramon Magsaysay Award recipient, has chronicled the migrant condition for several decades. In an interview, he details the current situation of workers, and the possible way forward
Four southern govts say terms of reference of 15th Finance Commission unfair: Meet brings back North versus South debate
Three non-BJP ruled southern states and Union Territory Puducherry came out against the Terms of Reference stipulated by the Centre in the 15th Finance Commission for devolution of funds to states.
Siddaramaiah's North India vs South India divide theory falls flat against facts of 14th Finance Commission
While the decision to adopt 2011's population statistics can be debated and argued over, as done so by Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah, who urged his south Indian counterparts to resist, to give it political colour is not healthy
SC says 23 million minor brides in India; one out of five weddings violate laws prohibiting child marriage
Expressing dismay over an alarming figure of 23 million child brides in the country, the Supreme Court has said one out of every five marriages violated laws prohibiting child marriage.