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Indian student population records 30% jump, Muslims show impressive growth

Indian student population records 30% jump, Muslims show impressive growth

The population of students in India (age group 5-19 years) has recorded a 30% jump over 10 years between 2001 and 2011, a report said on Friday.

Only 4.5 percent population is graduate or above: Census

Only 4.5 percent of the population in the country is educated upto the level of graduate or above while a majority of 32.6 percent population is not even educated upto the primary school level.

RSS advocates reviewing population policy to maintain balance among communities

RSS advocates reviewing population policy to keep a balance between communities of Muslims, Christians and Hindus.

Hindu-Sikh population on decline: Baba Ramdev

Baba Ram Dev gives a big statement on population ratio where he has stated that Hindu-Sikh community is on a decline while another special community is increasing. Baba Ram Dev has not mentioned anything explicitly about the ‘special community’.

Rise in Muslim numbers due to 'politics of religion': Shiv Sena

The just-released Census figures are "disturbing" and the rise in the Muslim population is because of "politics of religion", the Shiv Sena has said.

'Religion census data release timed to secure gains for NDA in Bihar polls'

CPI(M) today charged that the release of census data on religion by the NDA government was "timed to derive electoral benefits" in the upcoming Bihar Assembly polls.

DNA: Hindu population down below 80%, Muslims at 14%

The latest census data on the population of religious groups, released by the Modi government on Tuesday, shows a 0.7 percent decline in the Hindu population, while a growth of 0.8 percent has been registered in the Muslim community.

DNA: How this Mumbai family upholds its love for Sanskrit language!

Watch how this Mumbai family has adopted Sanskrit as their only language!

Census data on marital status of ST population released

The Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India has published the 2011 census data on the marital status of Scheduled Tribes persons for all states and union territories by age and sex, number of women, ever married women by present age, parity and total children ever born by sex, number of surviving children and total surviving children by sex, number of births last year by sex and birth order etc.

CPI(M) asks Centre to make public caste break-up

Joining the chorus, CPI(M) Tuesday appealed the government to "immediately" release the caste breakup enumerated under the Socio Economic and Caste Census 2011, saying it will help frame policies for affirmative action.

8-10% growth, anti-poverty measures needed: FM Jaitley on Census

8-10% growth, anti-poverty measures needed: FM Jaitley on Census

The way out to eliminate deprivation, Jaitley said, "is to achieve rapid economic growth of 8-10 per cent so that good jobs are created for all Indians quickly. That is why the government is promoting investment."

Kaziranga National Park has over 1100 eastern swamp deer

Kaziranga National Park has over 1100 eastern swamp deer

Kaziranga National Park in Assam witnessed rise in eastern swamp deer population from last year and currently stands at 1129, according to the just concluded census.

Pakistan to conduct general census next year

Pakistan has decided to hold general census of population and housing unit from March next year after a gap of 17 years, officials said on Thursday.

Muslim population in India rose by 24% during 2001-11

Muslim population in India rose by 24% during 2001-11

Muslim population in India has grown by 24 percent between 2001 and 2011 against national average of 18 per cent with the community's representation rising to 14.2 percent from 13.4 percent of total population.

Religion-based census data may be released soon

The latest religion-based census data, compiled till 2011 but not released by the previous UPA government, may be now be made public shortly.

Caste-based census important to ensure social justice: Karunanidhi ​

A day after Supreme Court set aside a Madras High Court order directing the Centre to conduct caste-based census, DMK president M Karunanidhi on Saturday urged the Union Government to factor in the necessity of holding such an exercise.

Phone call data can accurately map population

Population maps based on anonymous mobile phone call record data can be as accurate as those based on censuses, finds research.

Kolkata also a victim of urban sprawl!

Over the past 30 years, Kolkata has added 8 sq km of built-up area every year and according to recent research, the Metro is no exception to the global urbanisation trends.

Centre deliberately suppressing Census figures: Vardhan

BJP Friday accused the Congress-led UPA Government of deliberately not releasing Census figures as it was afraid that poor economic condition of the Muslim community under its rule would be exposed.

Tensions as Myanmar embarks on first census in 30 years

Tens of thousands of census-takers fanned out across Myanmar on Sunday to gather data for a rare snapshot of the former junta-ruled nation that is already stoking sectarian tensions.