Population Control Policies
Opinion  /  Published 21.07.21

Right intent, wrong model

Uttar Pradesh’s draft population bill may be a step in the right direction but some of its provisions, such as ‘disqualification from contesting elections’, merit concern. Section 9 ...
By Shivani Choudhary

Opinion  /  Published 16.07.21

Letters to the editor: Jackie Chan wants to join Chinese Communist Party; UP population control bill

New plan Sir — The actor, Jackie Chan, has expressed his desire to join the Chinese Communist Party. While this explains his controversial stance of 2019 when he backed the crackdown in Hong Ko...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 13.07.21

Imbalanced: UP population policy

The balancing act eludes the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh. The new population policy unveiled by the Yogi Adityanath government — it claims to usher in ‘balance among communities’...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 12.07.21

BJP MPs to introduce population control bills

BJP MPs will introduce private members' bills on population control and uniform civil code in the upcoming Monsoon session of Parliament, according to information from the secretariats of both Hou...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.07.21

Population control bill unveiled

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday said the increasing population was a "hurdle in development" and that more efforts are needed to control it. He was speaking during a ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Lucknow

India  /  Published 10.07.21

UP: stress on two-child policy

  According to a draft of the proposed population control bill, anyone violating two-child policy in Uttar Pradesh will be debarred from contesting local bodies elections, from applying for or g...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Lucknow

Opinion  /  Published 15.06.21

Easily solved: Population control

The Bharatiya Janata Party evidently has its own notion of people’s power. It is supposed to function after a BJP government has done its bit according to its agenda. The statement of the chief ...
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 ‘coercive’ population control policies in ...
By The Editorial Board


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