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Female foeticide: Death before birth

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 20, 2012, 13:19

Recently, incidences of female foeticide were reported from Beed district in Maharashtra.

Socio Economic Caste Census 2011 to be completed by Jan

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 07, 2011, 21:52

The government on Wednesday said that the socio-economic census, which will be used to identify beneficiaries of various schemes, is expected to be completed by January 2012.

Caste census will curb frauds: Veerappa Moily

Last Updated: Monday, November 28, 2011, 20:52

Union Minister Veerappa Moily said caste-based census would curb use of fake caste certificates for availing concessions.

Literacy level still a concern

Last Updated: Sunday, September 11, 2011, 13:22

India achieved its highest literacy level at about 74 per cent on last count.

Curbing population growth

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 17, 2011, 10:55

India has achieved about 4% decline in decadal population growth in 2011 Census.

The sex ratio crisis

Last Updated: Monday, May 09, 2011, 11:21

India fares among the worst in South Asia when it comes to the sex ratio.

Govt refers caste census issue to GoM

Last Updated: Thursday, May 27, 2010, 00:22

The government could go in for inclusion of caste in census, according to indications that emerged today from a meeting of the Union Cabinet which decided to set up a Group of Ministers to discuss modalities in this regard.

Caste census won`t divide people: Gopinath Munde

Last Updated: Monday, May 10, 2010, 20:32

Supporting caste census, senior BJP leader Gopinath Munde Monday said it would not divide people but help estimate actual population of OBCs in the country and highlight plight of the poor.

Caste-based Census: To Cast(e) or not?

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 04, 2010, 13:21

An increasing number of inter-caste marriages are taking place today.