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Sep 16, 2018
Giriraj Singh calls for law to curb population to 'save India's democracy from growing divisive forces'Giriraj Singh's comment comes hours after he triggered a controversy by tweeting that the country might witness another partition in 2047.
Aug 06, 2018
India's water crisis: Tracing the country's history of water management and crucial, destructive shifts in policyA report by the Niti Aayog states, ‘India is suffering from the worst water crisis in its history and millions of lives and livelihoods are under threat.’
Aug 01, 2018
India's population growth rate highly overestimated, inclusion of diversity can help with its accuracy: Austrian studyIndia's population growth rate is highly overestimated by existing models, say scientists who suggest that accounting for the diversity and differences in the levels of education among people can help arrive at more accurate projections.
Jul 12, 2018
India supersedes France to become world's sixth-largest economy: Nation's milestone explained in four chartsThe difference between India and UK's GDP, ranked at fifth position, is just $25 billion, suggesting that India could enter the 'top-five economy club' soon.
Mar 01, 2018
Economy will inch towards 8% growth in FY19 and onwards, says Pranab MukherjeeTo sustain such a growth rate for the longer term, the country will need to address issues like employability for the youth and boosting the rural economy.
Feb 03, 2018
India expected to become world's most populous country in six years; reducing birth rate key to keep check on growthIndia can bring a turnaround in its population growth rate in another 37 years, provided it manages to bring down the birth rate, or total fertility rate (TFR), below 2.0 between 2035-2040, and then achieve a TFR of 1.8 by 2061
Oct 22, 2017
World Bank says more than 1.1 billion people worldwide lack official identificationMore than 1.1 billion people worldwide officially don't exist — going about their daily lives without proof of identity
Aug 03, 2017
Unclear estimates about number of villages in India have hampered development plansThe number and the definition of villages vary across databases, making it challenging to plan across sectors for a village development plan.
Jun 22, 2017
India to overtake China, become world's most populous country in seven years, says UN reportIndia's population is expected to surpass China's in about seven years and Nigeria is projected to overtake the US to become the third most populous country in the world shortly before 2050, a UN report said on Wednesday
Jun 10, 2017
Three men father 96 children: Pakistan's skyrocketing population negates economic gainsThree men who have fathered 96 children among them are doing their bit for Pakistan's skyrocketing population, which is being counted for the first time in 19 years.