Opinion  /  Published 03.10.22

Keep falling: Focus on general fertility rate

Momentum to have positive connotations for the country whose population is set to surpass that of China by 2030...
By The Editorial Board

News  /  Published 17.05.22

Infection affects neem trees across Kolkata & Salt Lake

The trees may start dying soon, repeating what had happened with Sirish trees a few years ago...
By Jayanta Basu in Ballygunge

News  /  Published 12.03.22

Bengali version of population book busts Muslim growth myth

The fertility rate was 2.61 among Muslims, the highest among all religions, according to the 2011 Census ...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

Opinion  /  Published 01.02.22

Dipping numbers

In due course, India's population will stop growing and start shrinking...
By Gwynne Dyer

Arts  /  Published 29.01.22

A colourful study in contrasts

Sud explores the themes of fertility, generation, birth and creativity; Mohanty shows a keen eye for life...
By Soumitra Das


Opinion  /  Published 29.11.21

Proved wrong: population control

Political rhetoric on population control must be based on empirical figures obtained through scientific methods...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 28.11.21

Kashmir fertility rate low

Since J&K is the only large region in India with a Muslim majority, the findings test the Right-wing propaganda about a high birth rate among Muslims...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 23.09.21

India: No Hindu-Muslim divide in population

India’s fertility rates have dropped sharply over the last 71 years and this is true for all the major communities...
By Paran Balakrishnan in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 13.07.21

Imbalanced: UP population policy

The draft UP population policy bares two significant and perpetual failures in the imagination of the Indian State when it comes to addressing the population challenge...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 03.06.21

Winter is coming: fertility bust

Nations are announcing incentives to increase birth rates at a time when young parents are increasingly unwilling to shoulder the responsibilities of large families...
By The Editorial Board


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