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30% women married under age 18

Child marriage down since 2001 but still rampant, show Census data; trend of underage marriages common to Hindus and Muslims; 78 lakh girls were married even before they had turned 10.

Christians and the Census: The debate on the numbers you must read

The interesting back-and-forth debate on Christians and conversions based on the recent Census religion figures

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View From The Right: Census Data

The Muslim community has registered a moderate 0.8 per cent growth to touch 17.22 crore in the 10 year period between 2001 and 2011, up from 13.8 crore, the census data said.

Myth of Muslim growth

Once again, the debate on census population data on religion misses the point.

RSS likely to discuss census, OROP at 3-day meet in Delhi

RSS Sarsanghchalak Mohan Bhagwat will be present through all the three days.

Census 2011: Hindus dip to below 80 per cent of population; Muslim share up, slows down

The Muslim community has registered a moderate 0.8 per cent 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 per cent at 96.63 crore during the period, the census data said.

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Muslim population ‘alarming’: Adityanath, Sakshi revive demand for Uniform Civil Code

BJP leader, Unnao MP Sakshi Maharaj, to reassert their demand for a “Uniform Civil Code” and formation of laws to control population.

Govt using census data to polarise Bihar before polls

The Congress too saw a Bihar connect as it accused the government of trying to project the data only to show that the Muslim population was increasing, while the Hindu population was on the decline.

Census 2011 religious data: Why it is tough to use these numbers for identity politics

The politics of what these figures could mean or what they could be 'spun' to mean is something to ponder.

Over 35,000 children in Gujarat of the age group 10-14 are married: Census

Marriage in this age bracket is in violation of the Prohibition of the Child Marriage Act which lays down the minimum age for marriage for all Indian citizens, as 21 for men and 18 for women.

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Making Sense Of The Religious Communities Data (Census 2011)

The population of Hindus slipped by 0.7 percentage points while the numbers of Muslims grew by o.8 percent, census data said. Read the story

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