31 Aug 2015
Indore: Terming the present Haj quota for 3,000 pilgrims as insufficient, the Madhya Pradesh Haj Committee yesterday demanded that the Centre should give this quota as per the 2011 census to the state.
25 Aug 2015
New Delhi: The Muslim community has registered a moderate 0.8 percent growth to touch 17.22 crore in the 10 year period between 2001 and 2011, up from 13.8 crore, while Hindus population showed a decline by 0.7 percent at 96.63 crore during the period, according to the latest census data on religion.
17 Jan 2015
Allahabad: The overall sex ratio in Uttar Pradesh improved during the first decade of the century, though a decline in the number of girls for every 1,000 boys up to six years of age could be a cause for concern, according to data collated for the latest census.
06 Mar 2015
Houston: More than half of the US children will be from minority communities by 2020 and whites will no longer make up the majority of the population, according to a new US Census Bureau report.
20 Jan 2015
New Delhi: Tiger population in the country is estimated to be around 2,226, a rise of over 30 percent since the last count in 2010, according to the latest census report released on Tuesday.
15 Jul 2011
Nearly 70 percent of the country's population lives in rural areas where, for the first time since independence, the overall growth rate of population has sharply declined, according to the latest Census.
29 Jul 2015
New Delhi: Dismissing suggestions that caste census report was not released to 'hide truth', government today said more than 8.19 crore errors were detected in the data of which 1.45 crore faults continue to exist.
04 Sep 2012
The Jammu and Kashmir government has said that the proposal for allocation of PDS ration to the state as per 2011 census is being considered by the Centre.
04 Jul 2015
New Delhi: Over one-third of Indian population living in rural areas is illiterate even after 68 years of independence, according to the Socio Economic and Caste Census (SECC) 2011.