It’s been a little over two months since the men and women of Shaheen Bagh, a Delhi Muslim neighbourhood adjoining the arterial Delhi-Noida Link Road, embraced the tarmac to stage a “peaceful” protest against CAA-NPR-NRC — legislations they feel put the future of Indian Muslims in danger.

As a resident…


Modern India is witnessing a sea-change in its perceptions, outlook and values. Social insecurities can no longer dictate the law unopposed. A fundamental and heartening role-reversal greets the twentieth century Indian: progressive legislation and justice have taken charge of guiding public morality.

377. Unnatural offences: Whoever voluntarily has carnal intercourse…


Read this article with dedicated curiosity, a little insensitivity and skepticism, and it won’t sound like a history rant.

Ancient Greeks

The concept of ‘population’ had become frequented in Greek philosophical writings of the fourth century BCE. Ancient Greek philosophers, including Aristotle and Plato, discussed about the optimal population size for the…


The fall 2017 edition of POPCON comes to the readers’ devices bundled with one and a half promises: the promise to liven up their generally pathetic, paltry existences, and the one-half of a promise, not particularly significant, to illuminate them on the subject. …


Hidden i-Tunes and Android gift card codes in this edition of POPCON. Leave not a single stone unturned, not a single sentence unread.

In this and the future (not necessarily subsequent) editions of POPCON, on popular demand, we bring to the reader political controversies on birth control from around the…


“Instead of recommending cleanliness to the poor, we should encourage contrary habits. In our towns we should make the streets narrower, crowd more people into the houses, and court the return of the plague. In the country we should build our villages near stagnant pools, and particularly encourage settlements in…

Shubham Johri

Student at Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee

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