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India population

Aakar Patel | No. 1 in population, but future is bleak: Demographic dividend lacking

Not only have we not added new jobs, we have lost some of those we had.

25 Apr 2023 12:59 AM

Indranil Banerjee | World’s ‘youngest’ nation at an exciting crossroads

The great Indian census conducted every ten years since 1881 appears to have been shelved for all practical purposes.

24 Apr 2023 12:46 AM

Sanjeev Ahluwalia | Is growth in population a ticking bomb or blessing?

Managing population through heavy-handed top-down curbs on fertility is an inhuman and ineffective policy

21 Jul 2022 12:50 AM

AA Edit | India must plan better to cope with population rise

The greying of the population is another burden that Indian society would have to bear as life expectancy stands at a healthy 72+

13 Jul 2022 7:27 AM

By 2023, India number 1 in population, overtaking China

The global population is growing at its slowest rate since 1950, having fallen under one per cent in 2020

11 Jul 2022 11:20 AM


Mohan Guruswamy | Small states are a must for better governance

Uttar Pradesh is larger in terms of population than Brazil, Japan or Bangladesh

22 Mar 2022 12:45 AM

India among most unequal nations; top 1% of population holds 22% of national income

The report pointed out that the average national income of the Indian adult population is Rs 204,200

08 Dec 2021 9:38 AM

India may overtake China as most populous country sooner than UN projections: Report

India is expected to add nearly 273 million people to its population between now and 2050

12 May 2021 10:17 PM

In a first, Census 2021 to collect OBC data

In 2006, National Sample Survey Office said OBCs comprise 41% of India’s population.

01 Sep 2018 1:36 AM

Grow up India, time to set an uplifting agenda

By 2040, the proportion of the population below 34.5 years will fall to 50 per cent from 65 per cent today.

21 Aug 2018 12:38 AM