In November, Sri Lanka's inflation rate dipped to 61%, down from 66 percent in October, the country's statistics office reported, as the economy showed signs of improvement.
Delhi: Sources aware of the development said that regular meetings are being conducted to fast track the entire exercise.
India has not released a new household consumption survey since the NSS from 2011. By extension, the country has not released any official estimates of poverty and inequality for over a decade now, added the paper...
Government agencies have declared certain Census and National Population Register databases to be critical information (NPR).
Goel, however, said the number of seats has been increased in the state Assemblies as well as the Parliament, so the calculation of value of electors’ votes in Presidential election should also be updated.
RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat has called for reformulation Of National Population Policy, keeping in view the country’s ‘limited resources’.
The top three countries of birth outside the UK for England and Wales remain unchanged as India, Poland and Pakistan since the last census 10 years ago, with the numbers rising across all categories – India from 694,000,...
A caste-based census will help in formulating various development plans effectively, Nitish Kumar said.
Has India’s OBC population gone way beyond the 27 per cent counted in 1931? The only way to know for sure is to count again: Bihar’s political foes are one...
Odisha is among the few states which are yet to accord 27% reservation to OBCs because of the 50% cap imposed by the apex court in the Indra Sawhney case.
The central government’s negative response to a caste-based census has angered its important constituents
Sources tell Outlook that a Socio-Economic Caste Census (SECC) is under 'active consideration' and this would not be a part of the decennial census but...
'I have learnt that my letter had reached the Prime Minister’s Office on August 4. I am looking forward to a response', said Nitish Kumar.
The heatwave has forced schools and businesses to close in the area
Ramdas Athawale also demanded that Marathas be given reservations without disturbing the quota for other castes and communities.
After recent order by Biden, the Census Bureau said none of the data from the 2020 census would include information on citizenship or immigration status, at...
Home Minister Amit Shah said the 2021 census would be the most costly exercise done so far, with a total of Rs 12,000 crore was being spent this time.
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, during his weekly Lok Samvad programme on January 21, had also favoured caste-wise census in 2021.
Rituraj visits India to meet his mother either once a year or every six months. He last spoke to her in April last year.