Bihar population problem: 94% women know about contraception, 20% use them

In roughly five years, or by 2024, the population of India is expected to surpass that of China, according to a 2017 United Nations (UN) projection

Current Affairs:-Hitched early, Premlata Devi had four kids when she was 24 years of age – a kid and three young ladies. A homemaker from Tikari obstruct in southern Bihar’s Gaya locale, she had a copper intrauterine gadget (IUD, the most widely recognized brand name being Copper-T) embedded for contraception after the introduction of her subsequent tyke.

After six years, she had got it expelled in view of stomach torments and expanded uterine dying, both known reactions of the gadget. “I never again need to utilize Copper-T,” she said.

After the evacuation of the IUD, Premlata Devi proceeded to have two additional kids that she had not made arrangements for. Neither she nor her better half know about elective strategies for contraception, she said. Also, the wellbeing laborers, who under the National Health Mission should advise ladies like her, never showed up.

Stories like these are basic in Bihar, India’s fifth least fortunate state and third most crowded, with India’s most astounding all out fruitfulness rate (TFR)- – 3.4 youngsters per lady, as indicated by 2015-16 government information, the most recent accessible. This TFR surpasses that of India’s most crowded states: Uttar Pradesh (2.74) and Maharashtra (1.87). The national normal is 2.18. (Sikkim and Kerala had the least TFR for 2015-16: 1.17.)

In approximately five years, or by 2024, the number of inhabitants in India is relied upon to outperform that of China, as indicated by a 2017 United Nations (UN) projection. China’s populace will crest at 1.44 billion of every 2029 and after that begin declining.

Because of what is called populace force – a higher extent of individuals in the regenerative age gathering – just as higher future, India’s populace will just crest during the 2060s, before it begins to decrease, as indicated by current assessments.

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Jal Shakti ministry to adopt a flexible approach for tackling water issue

In its 2019 manifesto, the BJP had promised that it would launch the ‘Jal Jivan Mission’, under which its government would ensure piped water for every household by 2024

Current Affairs:-The new Jal Shakti (water) service will receive an adaptable methodology for handling the water issue and conveying on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s survey guarantee of “Nal se Jal” (faucet water) utilizing surface and ground water, contingent upon the district, and pushing for protection and maintainability to adjust supply.

Sketching out the expansive forms of the procedure, Parameswaran Iyer, drinking water and sanitation secretary stated, “Water preservation will go together with supply. Conveyance will be overseen by the network.”

In its 2019 statement, the BJP had guaranteed that it would dispatch the ‘Jal Jivan Mission’, under which its legislature would guarantee funneled water for each family unit by 2024. The declaration had included that the administration would guarantee “manageability of water supply through an extraordinary spotlight on preservation of country water bodies and groundwater revive”.

The administration held a gathering with different state agents on Tuesday to talk about issues around water accessibility and nearby difficulties. Talking on the sidelines of the gathering, Union Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat stated, “Water is a state subject however we will give all the hand-holding required to guarantee we improve our inclusion of clean drinking water from 18 percent as of now to 100 percent by 2024.”

He said the circumstance was especially terrible in certain states, for example, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal, Chhattisgarh and Odisha where the inclusion of faucet water is under 5 percent. “In excess of 400 million families must be given drinking channeled water supply,” Shekhawat said.

The water serve additionally requested that the states begin an open development for preservation and advancement of sound utilization of water.

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EC lost its independence, time to review how it is appointed: Congress

The remarks came after Election Commission curtailed electioneering for nine Lok Sabha seats in West Bengal by 20 hours

LokSabha Elections 2019:Blaming the Election Commission for losing its validity and autonomy, the Congress on Thursday said opportunity has arrived to audit the procedure of the survey board’s arrangement.

Congress’ main representative Randeep Surjewala said the request disallowing crusading in West Bengal by 20 hours is a “dull spot” on India’s majority rule government and organizations like the Election Commission.

“Decision Commission has totally surrendered its Constitutional obligation under Art 324 to guarantee level playing field, other than nullifying the fair treatment under Article 14 and 21 of India’s Constitution,” he told columnists.

“The opportunity has arrived to survey the procedure of arrangement of Election Commission,” he stated, requiring a national discussion on the issue.

The Congress, a mindful ideological group, has never thrown outlandish slanders on the activities of Constitutional bodies, Surjewala said.

The gathering additionally blamed the EC for woking for the BJP. “This seems, by all accounts, to be Election Commission’s separating blessing to Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi and BJP, so as to guarantee that the two pre reported race encourages of Shri Modi at Mathurapur and Dum in evening/evening today are not hit by the EC’s organization,” a public statement issued by the Congress expressed.

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EC to hold review meeting before phase 7; West Bengal might be focus

The review meeting will be held via video conference and will be attended by poll officials and observers for constituencies going to polls on the 19th

LokSabha Elections 2019:The Election Commission will on Wednesday hold an audit meeting with eyewitnesses and state boss constituent officers for the last period of Lok Sabha surveys on May 19.

The audit meeting which will be held by means of video gathering, comes multi day after BJP and Trinamool Congress specialists took on pitched conflicts in the city of Kolkata amid a huge street appear by the saffron party president Amit Shah.

“Since nine out of 59 parliamentary voting public going for survey on May 19 are from West Bengal, it is regular that onlookers and survey authorities from the state will likewise take an interest,” an authority said.

He, in any case, would not say whether the attention will be on West Bengal.

While Trinamool Congress has looked for a gathering with the Commission on the issue, a Bharatiya Janata Party appointment asked the Election Commission on Tuesday to bar West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee from crusading in the state and affirmed that “established hardware” has crumpled there.

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Shah ‘denied’ permission to rally in Jadavpur: BJP to protest, move EC

BJP has also alleged that the TMC is resorting to undemocratic means even as the EC remains a mute spectator

LokSabha Elections 2019:Blaming the West Bengal government for not permitting its leader Amit Shah’s rally in Jadavpur, the BJP said on Monday that the Election Commission has turned into a “quiet onlooker” to the Trinamool Congress’ supposed undemocratic intends to focus on the saffron party.

BJP media head and Rajya Sabha MP Anil Baluni said his gathering will hold challenges and furthermore move the EC.

Shah’s rally was booked for Monday in Jadavpur, which goes to the surveys on May 19 in the last stage, however the authorization for it was denied at last by the state organization, he said.

Along these lines, the authorization for Shah’s chopper to arrive was likewise pulled back, Baluni said.

“Tragically the EC has turned into a quiet onlooker to this and furthermore utilization of brutality by the TMC in the state,” he said.

He affirmed the decision party in Bengal was utilizing undemocratic intends to focus on the BJP.

Nine seats will go to surveys in the last period of the general decision.

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Can’t fathom what we get by proclaiming PM is our MP: Varanasi mahant

A critic of Modi’s Namami Gange plan, Vishwambhar Nath Mishra tells Archis Mohan he’s willing to contest against the PM as the common candidate of a united opposition this election

Elections:Vishwambhar Nath Mishra, 53, is a teacher at the bureau of gadgets designing, Indian Institute of Technology-Banaras Hindu University, and one of the chief faultfinders of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Namami Gange’ venture and the advancement work attempted in Varanasi the previous five years.

Mishra is additionally the mahant, or esteemed minister, of Varanasi’s well known Sankat Mochan Hanuman sanctuary, built up in the sixteenth century by artist holy person Goswami Tulsidas, the creator of Ramacharitamanas.

Mishra likewise runs the Sankat Mochan Foundation that his dad, Veer Bhadra Mishra, established in the mid 1980s with the goal of cleaning the Ganga. His dad resigned as a teacher of pressure driven designing and headed the structural building branch of at the IIT (BHU). He passed away in 2013, matured 74.

The establishment presented a complete arrangement to clean the Ganga to the Varanasi community experts in 1997. It was an option in contrast to the administration’s Ganga Action Plan, propelled by then head administrator Rajiv Gandhi in 1986. Mishra says the establishment has battled from that point forward to actualize the arrangement, yet neither the past governments nor Modi government’s ‘Namami Gange’ has tended to the key issues.

In a discussion with Archis Mohan, Mishra said Varanasi needs a ‘nearby’ to speak to it in the Lok Sabha, and showed his ability to challenge against Modi if he somehow managed to be the regular competitor of a unified resistance. Varanasi cast a ballot on May 19.

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Election Commission bars Sidhu for 72 hours for ‘violating’ poll conduct

The ban comes into force from 10 am on Tuesday

Elections: The Election Commission Monday rebuffed Congress pioneer Navjot Singh Sidhu and banished him from battling for 72 hours for supposed mutual comments amid a decision rally in Bihar.

The restriction comes into power from 10 am on Tuesday.

Tending to a decision rally in Katihar on April 16, the cricketer-turned-government official had stirred a debate when he encouraged Muslim voters to cast a ballot en alliance and thrashing Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

At the time Sidhu was campaigning in help of veteran Congress pioneer and previous association serve Tariq Anwar.

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