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.

Female decadal growth higher than men in Arunachal

Arunachal Pradesh recorded women`s decadal growth rate higher than that of men during the decade 2001-11.

Dreams come true for some at slums in India!

Dreaming a good life comes naturally to one and all. Just that everyone does not get to fulfill his or her dreams!

Census helps justifiable fund allocations: J&K Home minister

Jammu and Kashmir home minister Nasir Aslam Wani on Wednesday said accurate census helps in justifiable fund allocations to various social strata.

White British people are a minority in London: Census

Just 3.7 million Londoners described their ethnicity as `White British` in 2011 - down from 4.3 million in 2001.

SA Indians faring better than 10 yrs ago: Census

South African Indians have progressed in the past decade with their family incomes doubling, according to the latest census of the South African government.

Bosnia passes laws key to EU bid

Serb, Croat, Muslim leaders have agreed to 1st census since 1991 and to a single state-level body to coordinate EU aid programs.

Socio-economic census launched in Delhi

The socio-economic and caste
census exercise was on Wednesday launched in the national capital
with the enumeration of Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit.

Socio-economic and caste Census begins in Guj

The over month-long socio-
economic and caste Census in Gujarat got underway on Monday.

Caste-based census starts in national capital

As the process of carrying out a
caste-based census kicked off in the capital on Monday, Delhi
Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit backed the effort.

`Food grain distribution on 2011 Census basis`

The Centre Wednesday said that
public distribution of food grains will be made as per the Census 2011 from December this year.

US poverty rate swells to nearly 1 in 6: Census

The ranks of America`s poor swelled to almost 1 in 6 people last year as long-term unemployment left millions of Americans struggling and out of work.

77 % of Arunachal population lives in rural areas

Seventy seven percent of total
population in Arunachal Pradesh lives in rural areas,
according to the 2011 provisional population report which was
released here today.

Counting of India`s poor begins today

A nationwide Census to identify Indians living below the poverty line (BPL) and help determine those eligible for social welfare schemes meant for the poor begins with Tripura on Wednesday.

Census collection deadline extended in Nepal

The enumeration
process is yet to be completed in remote and hilly areas.

Fresh census of BPL population in J&K

Jammu and Kashmir government has ordered fresh census of people living under Below Poverty Line (BPL) in the state.