National Statistical Commission
Opinion  /  Published 29.12.19

Another blot

Issue of data unreliability must be addressed...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 07.06.19

Economic data under a cloud

The merger of two statistics bodies would bring such data more directly under the control of the government...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 29.01.19

Exits from statistics panel over job report

P.C. Mohanan and J.V. Meenakshi have quit, leaving panel with 2 members --chief statistician Pravin Srivastava and Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 31.01.19

Panel suggests burial of quarterly jobs survey

Survey was begun in 2008 and revamped in 2016; EPFO payroll data seen as more reliable...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 14.03.19

Economists appeal to restore integrity to statistics

In end-January, the acting chairman of the National Statistical Commission resigned in protest against a delay in releasing employment data...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

India  /  Published 01.06.19

Statistician’s lament and relief

‘The first time a government prevented data release’...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 05.02.19

Like it or not, data must be released: Mohanan

Did not get explanation for delay: former boss of statistics body...
By Reuters in New Delhi

India  /  Published 09.02.19

Lies, deceit and invented truths in the Modi regime

Setting the record straight on the government's pervasive data-twisting ...
By James Wilson

India  /  Published 30.01.19

Credibility crisis for govt statistics

Congress mourns death of the statistical commission, calling it a victim of a conspiracy to destroy institutions...
By Jayanta Roy Chowdhury in New Delhi


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