21 Jan 2015
New Delhi: The latest religion-based census data, compiled till 2011 but not released by the previous UPA government, may be now be made public shortly.
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.
27 Aug 2015
New Delhi: JD-U slammed the BJP government for releasing the census data on population of religious communities instead of caste data alleging it was an attempt to create "religious polarisation" ahead of Bihar polls.
14 Jul 2015
Patna: A day after leading a protest march through the state capital, RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Tuesday called for a Bihar bandh (shutdown) on July 27 to protest the withholding of caste-based census data by the central government.
07 Jul 2015
Patna: The Centre's decision to withhold caste-based census data has created a political row in poll-bound Bihar with Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and RJD chief Lalu Yadav demanding its immediate publication.
02 Jan 2015
Berhampur (Odisha): Ahead of the annual bird census on January 9, Odisha government has imposed restrictions on all activities at the Nalabana Bird Sanctuary in Chilika Lake.
03 Jul 2015
New Delhi: The Socio Economic and Caste Census (SECC) 2011 today painted a grim picture of rural India, indicating that one out of three families living in villages is landless and depends on manual labour for livelihood.
30 Jul 2014
New Delhi: The number of employed persons in the country grew by 34.35 percent to 12.77 crore in eight years to 2013, according to the Sixth Economic Census.
22 Jan 2015
New Delhi: Muslim population in India has increased by 24 percent between 2001 and 2011 against national average of 18 percent with the community's representation rising to 14.2 percent from 13.4 percent of total population.