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Census 2021
India  /  Published 11.08.20

Tribal groups threaten boycott of Census

The 32 tribal groups of Jharkhand have decided to boycott the 2021 national Census if their longstanding demand for the inclusion of “Sarna” as a specific option in the column for religion...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 29.02.20

‘Hard time’ for enumerators

The 2021 Census could be in jeopardy because enumerators will face resistance while collecting information in the wake of the CAA-NRC-NPR protests, a former chief statistician of India said on Saturda...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

India  /  Published 25.03.20

NPR, first phase of Census postponed

The updating of the National Population Register (NPR) and the first phase of the Census 2021 have been postponed due to the 21-day lockdown announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, officials said o...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.03.20

Delink NPR and census: Academics

Nearly 200 social scientists and economists have called for delinking the National Population Register (NPR) from the census to preserve the integrity of the population count.“There is a real danger...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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