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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
BJP demands measures to control population, warns Rajya Sabha that high growth rate could outpace developmentRuling BJP members said that India will overtake China by 2022 to be the world's most populous country, which, if not controlled, will outpace development.
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
Sep 05, 2017
Bihar fertility rate reduced by boosting education among girls, says Nitish KumarBihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday said that education of girls has a direct bearing on fertility rate in Bihar
May 17, 2017
'RSS vaccine': Muslim students in Assam flee schools fearing forced sterilisationThe incident on Tuesday was seen in continuum with similar incidents that took place in remote parts of Assam on Monday after the health department intensified the drive to vaccinate against Japanese Encephalitis.
Apr 05, 2017
US slashing funds for population control will have 'devastating effect' on women's health: Antonio GuterresUnited Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has voiced "deep regret" at the US' decision to cut financial support for the United Nations Population Fund, saying the move could have "devastating effects" on the health of vulnerable women and girls around the world.
Jan 11, 2017
BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj remains defiant on his population control statementRemaining defiant on his earlier comment on population control, BJP MP from Unnao, Sakshi Maharaj on Wednesday responded to the EC notice issued to him on Tuesday.
Jan 10, 2017
EC sends Sakshi Maharaj showcase notice for controversial remarks, seeks answer by WednesdayThe Election Commission (EC) on Tuesday issued a showcause notice to BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj for his controversial comments on population control.
Dec 04, 2016
Union Minister Giriraj Singh advocates 'sterilisation' after demonetisationUnion Minister Giriraj Singh on Sunday said after notebandi (demonetisation), there is an urgent need to make laws for nasbandi (sterilisation) in the country.
Nov 12, 2014
Docs used rusty instruments for sterilisation in ChhattisgarhThe incident is an embarrassment for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, whose Bharatiya Janata Party rules in Chhattisgarh.