MHA to hold important meeting on Census, NPR today, West Bengal to skip it

On January 15 (Wednesday), government sources told news agency ANI had said that all states have issued re-notification of the NPR, while Kerala and West Bengal have communicated to the Centre to put it on hold.

Jan 17, 2020, 07:17 AM IST

National Population Register: Everything you need to know about its benefits

The NPR was prepared in 2010 under the provisions of the Citizenship Act, 1955 and Citizenship Rules, 2003, which was subsequently updated in 2015 by seeding it with Aadhaar. 

Dec 24, 2019, 18:59 PM IST

National Population Register, database of Indian Citizens, gets Cabinet nod

The census will kickstart from April 1, 2020.

Dec 24, 2019, 14:29 PM IST

Home Minister Amit Shah moots idea of multipurpose card, says 2021 census will be done digitally

Union Home Minister Amit Shah also noted that the next census in 2021 would be done through a mobile app. 

Sep 23, 2019, 15:27 PM IST

In a first, census data could be collected using mobile app

Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba has said that mobile apps could greatly assist in collecting census data in the country - a practice which started here 140 years ago. 

Apr 09, 2019, 16:17 PM IST

Census 2021 will collect data on OBCs

Census 2021 will be finalised?in three years after conducting the census instead of seven to eight years now, a home ministry spokesperson said. 

Sep 01, 2018, 15:16 PM IST

UK may remove compulsory identification of sex from census form

The UK is set to become one of the first countries in the world not to require its citizens to identify their sex as part of its census forms.

Oct 08, 2017, 21:06 PM IST

Pakistan's population surges to 208 million: Statistics office

Pakistan`s population has risen to 208 million people, the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics said on Friday, after the South Asian nation conducted its first census in 19 years.

Aug 25, 2017, 18:04 PM IST

Pakistan's Sikh community disappointed at being 'left out' from census

Members and leaders of the Sikh community in Peshawar expressed their disappointment at being "left out" of the national census, saying they feared their community would not be adequately represented in Pakistan`s first national headcount in 19 years.

Mar 19, 2017, 09:29 AM IST

Pakistan government to conduct first census in 19 years

After a hiatus of 19 years, the Pakistani Government will be conducting the sixth housing and population census beginning March 15.

Mar 13, 2017, 15:35 PM IST

Economic Survey 2017: Eight interesting facts about India

New estimates based on railway passenger traffic data reveal annual work-related migration of about 9 million people, almost double what the 2011 Census suggests   

Jan 31, 2017, 17:28 PM IST

Divorce rates lowest among Hindus; more prevalent in Muslims, reveals latest Census data | Know details

A startling data of Census has revealed many important aspects and rates of divorce and separation in various religions.

Aug 24, 2016, 13:44 PM IST

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.

Jun 10, 2016, 10:28 AM IST

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.

Nov 06, 2015, 21:57 PM IST

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.

Nov 01, 2015, 14:28 PM IST

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.

Aug 29, 2015, 16:19 PM IST

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.

Aug 27, 2015, 16:15 PM IST

'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.

Aug 27, 2015, 15:01 PM IST

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

Aug 26, 2015, 16:53 PM IST

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

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

Aug 04, 2015, 23:22 PM IST