Thursday, Feb 29, 2024 | Last Update : 07:11 PM IST


Indranil Banerjee | World’s ‘youngest’ nation at an exciting crossroads

The great Indian census conducted every ten years since 1881 appears to have been shelved for all practical purposes.

24 Apr 2023 12:46 AM

Aakar Patel | Why, for the first time in 150 years, India’s Census won’t be on time

Since 1881, even during wars in the past, it has never been postponed

23 Aug 2022 12:07 AM

Census: Citizens to be allowed to self-enumerate online

Home visit by the enumerators for collecting census data will continue as in the past

13 Mar 2022 12:22 AM

NPR, Census not on priority list for government in 2020

"Census is not an essential exercise for now. Even if it is delayed by a year, there would be no harm," a senior official said

30 Aug 2020 4:07 PM

'Last-minute changes possible in pretest form of NPR': Home Ministry officials

In case of any wrong information, there is a provision of imposing a penalty of up to Rs 1000 in NPR as well as in the Census.

16 Jan 2020 11:54 AM


Is othering a people the object of NRC?

The general census while counting people on the basis of religion in addition to other indices has not stressed upon citizenship.

08 Dec 2019 7:04 AM

Trump claims no retreat on citizenship question on census

Trump had said last week that he was 'very seriously' considering an executive order to try to force the question.

13 Jul 2019 9:25 AM

Tiger census begins in Madhya Pradesh

The first phase of All India Tiger Estimation (AITE) began Monday in all the tiger reserves of Madhya Pradesh.

06 Feb 2018 6:31 PM

Beyond poll reforms, basic changes needed

The analysis indicates a huge gap between the eligible young voters and registered young voters across various states.

10 Jul 2017 12:19 AM

Pakistan set to conduct its first census in 19 years

The soldiers will not only provide security but help in verification of data collected by the enumerators.

13 Mar 2017 10:36 AM


With rocketing population, Pak to conduct first census in 19 yrs

In 2015, the World Bank estimated Pakistan's population at 188.9 million but the country uses the official 1998 figure of 134.7 million.

03 Mar 2017 8:45 AM

Non-academic work add to government teachers’ woes

The AAP government has time and again said that it plans to reduce the burden of administrative work on teachers.

27 Feb 2017 1:43 AM

Pakistan census will include transgenders for first time

Chief statistician of the PBS clarified that all the citizens would be enlisted in the census, whether they had the NIC or not.

03 Feb 2017 6:57 AM