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What explains Modi government’s volatile authoritarianism, swinging from paranoia to paralysis?

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By Shoaib Danyal
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India’s Muslims | Will they overtake Hindus| New Book busts Myths | Barkha Dutt

That India’s Muslims will one day overtake Hindus is one of the most common myths around Muslims and the Population Data. In his new book, former Chief Election Commissioner SY Quraishi uses hard numbers to clinically call out some of most common falsehoods around the high growth rate within the Muslim community.

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Wrong to say family planning is a conspiracy in Islam & right-wing groups want more kids for Hindus

Muslims have far less access to family planning services than people of other religions, the debate on polygamy is misguided as it is not prevalent in India, literacy rates of girls is directly proportional to lower birthrates and the slogan by some right-wing groups “hum paanch, hamare pachees” is an abomination, says former Chief Election Commissioner Dr S Y Quraishi in this interview with ThePrint’s National Affairs editor Jyoti Malhotra. Dr Quraishi was talking about his book ‘The Population Myth : Islam, family planning and politics in India’ in ThePrint’s #SoftCover​ series in collaboration with Harper Collins India.

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Busting population myths with Dr SY Quraishi | On The Record

In the latest episode of On The Record with Hindustan Times’ Sunetra Choudhury speaks to former chief election commissioner Dr. SY Quraishi. The former CEC busts population myths. Dr. Quraishi talks about polygamy behind the population explosion and how Muslims are not the most polygamous.

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SY Quraishi debunks the myth of India’s rising Muslim population

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By Omkar Khandekar
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January 2021

Highlights: TCPD’s new website goes live, Incumbency profile of the 16th West Bengal Vidhan Sabha updated, Priyamvada Trivedi was a panelist in a discussion organised by IIIT-Hyderabad on data driven solutions and products

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The political economy driving farm protests

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By Neelanjan Sircar
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December 2020

Highlights: With the upcoming 2021 West Bengal elections, Neelesh Agrawal, Basim-U-Nissa, and Ananay Agarwal engaged with journalists from West Bengal and demonstrated how LokDhaba could be used in their own coverage of elections.

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Count All VVPAT Slips, Make Info on EVM-VVPAT Public: Ex-CEC

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By Poonam Agarwal
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‘Count VVPAT slips, not EVM tallies’

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By Vijay Thakur
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