National Family Health Survey
Opinion  /  Published 05.06.19

Celebrating births and weddings by planting trees

Sir ‚ÄĒ In our family, we have a custom of planting new seeds on important occasions such as birthdays or wedding anniversaries. It was, therefore, all the more heartening to learn that a civic body i...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 31.05.19

Girls' education and drop in fertility rates

There is some smoke in the world with no fire to match. The reiterated notion that the largest minority community in India is producing so many children that they will overtake the majority community‚...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 10.11.19

Unethical population control policies will backfire

Can repressive measures always help tide over tough times? This seems to be one of the most pressing questions arising out of what has been criticised as ‚Äėcoercive‚Äô population control policies in ...
By The Editorial Board

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.11.19

The ravages of hunger & anger in Jharkhand

A state that is hungry, it can be argued, is perpetually angry. Jharkhand, where a Muslim man was lynched on Wednesday on the suspicion that he was a thief and where a Dalit woman allegedly starved to...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 17.07.19

Urgent action needed on children living in poverty

The multidimensional poverty index report of 2019 has been released recently. The MPI tracks 101 countries on deprivations across 10 indicators in health, education and standard of living. The index w...
By The Editorial Board



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