December 07, 2020 3:18 pm
When the count begins in a few months, heat-seeking drones, acoustic surveys and detector dogs will be deployed. Individuals will don hiking boots and head out into the bush for some koala spotting. Many will also look for koala droppings.
August 30, 2020 9:46 pm
The Indian census is one of the largest administrative and statistical exercises in the world, with the involvement of more than 30 lakh officials who would visit each household across the length and breadth of the country.
March 26, 2020 3:40 am
The updation of NPR was proposed to be done along with Phase I of Census 2021 in all States/UTs, except Assam, as it has already gone through the process of preparing National Register of Citizens.
February 11, 2020 10:30 am
Some fear such a census will “further marginalise” the descendants of Bengali-speaking migrants in Assam
January 10, 2020 7:03 am
The exercise — Houselisting Operations of Census 2021 — will also seek data, for the first time, on smartphones, piped gas connections and mobile numbers.
September 06, 2019 7:01 am
The Census will have code numbers linked to set responses for descriptive questions, to minimise varied responses that need to be categorised post-data collection.
July 01, 2019 5:45 pm
The reference date for the census is October 1, 2020 for Jammu and Kashmir and snowbound areas of Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand, while for the rest of country is March 1, 2021.
November 23, 2018 2:25 pm
Race is difficult to count because, unlike income or employment, it is a social category that shifts with changes in culture, immigration and ideas about genetics.
September 01, 2015 7:37 am
Despite having the highest level of female education and the lowest fertility rate, why is the Christian population growth rate the same as that of the average Indian?
August 27, 2015 5:39 pm
While decadal growth rates are declining among all religious communities, the decline has been sharper among Muslims than among Hindus over the last three decades.
June 22, 2020 6:23 pm
News in Numbers on the languages census of India
August 28, 2015 2:03 pm