The preparatory work for Census 2011 began around the end of 2008. The first step was to unambiguously establish and finalize geographical boundaries for all administrative entities, viz., town, wards, districts etc. This "Census of India 2011: Provisional Population Totals" is Paper 1 of 2011 by NCT of Delhi (Series 8).

An analysis of forty years of global marriage and fertility data shows that the real effect of the decline in fertility in India has been a massive decrease in the number of women in their thirties

“A child is God’s gift. Nobody must seek to know its sex in advance.

The problem is not population growth but the patterns of consumption. (Editorial)

New Delhi: Union rural development minister Jairam Ramesh found an occasion for Modi-bashing at the release of UNDP’s Human Development Index report, 2011, on Wednesday, saying there had been “retr

For a country making strides as an emerging economic power, gender inequality remains an area where it compares poorly with the rest of the world.

The world's population of seven billion is set to rise to at least 10 billion by 2100, but could top 15 billion if birth rates are just slightly higher than expected, the United Nations said on Wed

LUCKNOW: A baby girl, who is likely to be born on Sunday (Oct 31) in a village on the city's outskirts is all set to embody the cause of seven lakh girls who go missing in India.

The planet’s seven billionth human is due to arrive on Oct.

Though there have been signs of some improvement in the female sex ratio in Himachal Pradesh, state’s health is exploring possibilities of introducing an innovative scheme called ‘mother tracking’.