Census

Union Minister Athawale push for census of all castes, not just OBCs

The assertion comes at a time when the BJP’s ally in Bihar, the JD(U), is ready to conduct a caste-based census in the state.

published on : 5th July 2022

Tamil Nadu Untouchability Eradication Front survey to check casteism in over 500 panchayats

He said that the government should implement the initiatives for the SC/ST people and the SC/ST committee should have proper representation.

published on : 4th July 2022

Cuddeback and Scoutguard cameras of tiger census project stolen from Karnataka's wildlife forests

When the forest guards went to check the cameras to see if any images of tigers has been captured, they found the cameras to have been stolen.

published on : 2nd July 2022

Conduct caste census all across india: JD-U

 Even as the BJP reluctantly agreed for a caste-based census to be held in Bihar, its ally, JD-U, and opposition, RJD, are competing to take credit over it.

published on : 26th June 2022

Transgenders may avail customised health packages under Ayushman Bharat Yojana soon

National Portal for Transgender Persons, provides the facility for a transgender person to apply for nationally-recognised transgender (TG) certificate and identity card.

published on : 19th June 2022

'Life expectancy of females in India shows healthy improvement': Report

The Registrar General and Census Commissioner's office issues 'abridged life tables' annually. A life table summarises the mortality experience of a population during the period of study.

published on : 14th June 2022

Former Union Minister Srikant Jena demands Odisha Assembly's resolution on caste census

As a caste based census is supported by all political parties, the resolution can be unanimous, he said and urged the Chief Minister to start the process before his foreign visit.  

published on : 13th June 2022

'No need for anti-conversion law in Bihar': CM Nitish Kumar opposes BJP's demand

BJP leaders had earlier demanded that anti-conversion law should be framed in Bihar to prevent incidents of conversion of the religious faith of Hindus.

published on : 9th June 2022

Migrant Biharis will be part of caste count, says CM Nitish Kumar

“This caste-based count will be different in the sense that it will provide all relevant details about the people,” the CM said.

published on : 6th June 2022

Caste-based census in Bihar soon as all-party meet gives nod to exercise

CM Nitish Kumar said that a proposal to conduct the caste-based census in the state will be presented in the meeting of the state cabinet soon for its approval.

published on : 1st June 2022

RJD authorises Tejashwi to take decisions on party affairs ahead of all-party meet on caste census

The RJD has authorised Tejashwi Prasad Yadav to chalk out a strategy for the agitation on caste-based census.

published on : 1st June 2022

'No realignment with Nitish Kumar': Tejashwi on reaching common ground on caste census

The leader of the opposition also deplored the recent CBI raids on his parent's residences, alleging that the 'cowardly' act of political vendetta was 'neither the first, nor the last'.

published on : 27th May 2022

Ailing Lalu returns to Patna amid clamour for caste census, fresh CBI case

Prasad arrived in Patna along with eldest daughter Misa Bharti, at whose Delhi residence he had stayed since his release on bail granted last month by the Jharkhand High Court in fodder scam cases.

published on : 26th May 2022

'There is no other option': Sharad Pawar bats for caste census

Pawar said Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes had benefitted due to reservations granted to them by the Constitution and similar concessions are required for the Other Backward Classes.

published on : 25th May 2022

All-party meeting on caste-based census in Bihar rescheduled for June 1

The all-party meeting will be followed by cabinet approval on the proposal to hold a caste-based census in the state from its own resources. 

published on : 24th May 2022
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