Sunday, Oct 02, 2022

2011 Census


USDA to permanently boost food stamp benefits by 25 per cent

August 16, 2021 9:11 am

The aid boost is being packaged as a major revision of the USDA's Thrifty Food Plan. In concrete terms, the average monthly per-person benefits will rise from USD 121 to USD 157.

Minority scholarship ratio in Kerala to be changed based on 2011 Census

July 16, 2021 9:29 am

So far, scholarships for the needy among Muslim and Christian (Latin Catholics and converted Christians) communities were distributed in the ratio of 80: 20.

Explained: Here's what Census data show about migrations to Mumbai

July 28, 2019 9:29 pm

Mumbai attracts migrants from every state in India. The state that sent the largest share of migrants to Mumbai (nearly 41 per cent) was Uttar Pradesh.

Mizoram church to dole out cash for having more babies: Rs 4k for fourth, Rs 5k for fifth and so on...

January 11, 2018 1:03 pm

A state in the second most populous country of the world is worried about falling birth rate among its ethnic majority and encouraging baby boom, even with cash incentives.

Bad roads, power cuts hamper tourism in Arunachal Pradesh's village

December 26, 2017 11:44 am

With the Ziro cultural landscape finding a mention in the tentative list of UNESCO's World Heritage sites in 2014, the state government should take care to preserve the traditional and cultural heritage of the village, Duri said.

2011 Census shows hike in middle, higher education levels

November 07, 2015 4:08 am

4.5% of population graduates, 32.6% below primary level.

Number of homes with at least one matriculate went up by 10% in last decade: 2011 Census

September 25, 2015 2:39 am

The data, released by Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India, said around 122.9 million (49.5 per cent) of the total 248.3 million households, with at least one member of age 15 years and above, had one matriculate or more in this period.

If caste numbers are known, Janata parties will gain. That’s why census data is not coming out: Sitaram Yechury

September 06, 2015 9:40 am

CPM leader Sitaram Yechury admits the Left needs to adapt, talks about the mistakes made in West Bengal, and denies an understanding with the Congress.

Age-old problem

October 10, 2014 12:45 am

The demographic bomb ticks audibly, but the elderly still do not have a safety net.

Beggars can be choosers, if govt gets its Act together

August 13, 2014 1:20 am

Zeeshan Shaikh takes a close look at the provisions of this Act and examines how they can be improved.