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This cover band of Jharkhand is trying to make Santhali music reach other parts of India and beyond

Santhali is one of the 22 languages recognised in the Eighth Schedule of the Constitution. According to the 2011 census, there are 64,69,600 Santhali speakers, which make up 0.63 per cent of the total

Published on 15th September 2021
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How Odisha girl Manju Patra is standing up to her community to stop children from being married off

According to the the last census, Odisha ranks 13 on the list of high prevalence of child marriage where more than 4 lakh were married between the age of 10 to 19 and 80 per cent of them were females

Published on 31st August 2021
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Dharmendra Pradhan: Modi government will do everything possible to widen opportunities for marginalised students

The "valuable suggestions" that Pradhan pointed out included the demand for a Caste Census, scrapping of the creamy layer concept among others

Published on 23rd August 2021
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Caste Census 2021: Why OBC groups may push for more reservation once the latest numbers roll in

A Caste Census will also make it easier for the government to resolve the longstanding demands of various caste and sub-castes' demand to be included in the OBC

Published on 18th August 2021
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Around 15 crore youth out of education system, 25 crore illiterate: Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan

The Education Minister said that a census following the independence of the country had found that 19 per cent of the population was literate then

Published on 12th August 2021
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2021 Census set to be the first ever digital one according to Home Affairs ministry

A mobile app for the collection of data and a Census portal for management and monitoring of various Census-related activities has been developed

Published on 28th July 2021
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China announces 3-child policy amid declining birthrate, ageing population

As the 2020 census shows a falling fertility rate in China, Chinese millennial couples are reluctant to have children

Published on 31st May 2021
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Women in Punjab will now get to travel free of cost in government-run buses

The scheme will benefit over 1.31 crore women and girls across the state. As per Census 2011, Punjab has a population of 2.77 crore, comprising 1,46,39,465 men and 1,31,03,873 women

Published on 31st March 2021
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Maharashtra BJP leader demands nationwide census of OBC communities

The former Parli MLA had, on Sunday, tweeted in Hindi demanding an OBC census stating that he would raise the issue with the centre

Published on 25th January 2021
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State-wide census to be conducted on school dropouts, differently-abled children in Tamil Nadu

Apart from that, children of migrant labourers working in brick kilns, stone quarry and other industries will also be listed in the census

Published on 23rd November 2020
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OBC body demands caste-wise census to ensure proper implementation of reservation in education, jobs

The Supreme Court has sought the government’s response to a PIL seeking enumeration of Dalits and castes bunched under ‘Other Backward Classes’, the Association reminded

Published on 1st November 2020
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First ever transgender library opens in Madurai to increase awareness about the ambisexual people in India

As per the 2011 census, there are 4 lakh 90 thousand transgender people in India and about 21 thousand are in Tamil Nadu

Published on 24th September 2019
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Provide free education from three to 18 years: Experts back private players for quality education in India

Proposals including a state-level education commission as well as a census to determine students' progress across various stages in schools were discussed during the course of the meeting

Published on 26th July 2019
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Not caste, creed, colour or religion: India's youth now engaged in learning more languages

According to recently released census data, 52 per cent of India's urban youth are now bilingual and 18 per cent of them speaks three languages

Published on 22nd November 2018
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Teachers or defecation inspectors? How Kalam's dream for teachers may be hitting the dirt

A lot of us might have seen government school teachers taking voters census in houses, and there are a lot more they have been made to do, but is that even a teacher's duty? John B Monteiro talks

Published on 4th December 2017

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