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25% women aged 18-29, 15% men aged 21-29 married before legal age: Survey

About 25 per cent of women aged 18-29 and 15 per cent of men aged 21-29 got married before reaching the minimum legal age of marriage, according to the latest National Family Health Survey......

Demographic Dividend: Has India failed to cash in?

India remains a young nation, but it will not get younger in future.India has not managed to noticeably improve education.Nor has it managed to create employment opportunities, observes Devangshu......

Govt to raise legal marriage age of women from 18 to 21

The government has decided to raise the legal age of marriage for women from 18 to 21 years, bringing it at par with that of men. Photograph: ANI photo Experts, however, have raised concern over......

Over 30% women from 14 states back men beating wives: Survey

Over 30 per cent women from 14 of the 18 states and Union Territories that were surveyed justify men beating their wives under certain circumstances, while lesser percentage of men rationalised......

For 1st time, India has more women than men

Indicating a demographic shift, the number of women surpassed men for the first time in India with the sex ratio being 1,020: 1,000, according to findings of the National Family and Health......

UP, Bihar, J'khand among poorest states; Kerala, Goa have lowest poverty: Niti

Bihar, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh have emerged as the poorest states in India, according to Niti Aayog's first Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) report. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com As......

Govt to unveil extensive economic data related to health on Monday

On the heels of the National Family Health Survey-5 (NFHS-5), which revealed new demographic trajectories including the replacement level of fertility, the government will, on Monday, unveil......

How Tata Trusts uses big data to gauge consumption, production

In keeping with the Trusts’ objectives, the initiative was underpinned by an attempt to determine how over-nutrition was impacting citizens at a mass scale.  There’s a new......

Does India need condom ads? YES!

With India set to be the world's most populous country by 2030, there is a growing need to control population through better use of contraceptives, says Abhishek Waghmare. On December 11, the......

Evaluating India's well-being

  The past decade has seen significant improvements in India’s health indicators, but it still lags other Asian countries, notes Shankar Acharya When it comes to economic news, the......

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