Apart from allowing the provision of online self-enumeration, a home visit by the enumerators for collecting census data will continue as in the past.
In 2016, Beijing changed family planning rules allowing families to have two kids amid fears of fast-ageing population and shrinking workforce
The update of the NRC was carried out in Assam to identify bona fide Indian citizens living in the state but the initiative had created a nationwide uproar
The house-listing phase of the Census and the exercise to update the National Population Register were scheduled to be carried out from 1 April to 30 September, but were postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak
“We will continue full steam ahead with our mission of counting every person," US Census Bureau director Steven Dillingham said in prepared remarks for a congressional hearing Wednesday
In Rajya Sabha, Narendra Modi alleges Opposition criticising CAA, NPR due to vote bank: PM quotes Lohia, Shastri to justify Centre stand
Narendra Modi quoted statements made by Ram Manohar Lohia and Lal Bahadur Shastri on supporting minorities facing persecution in Pakistan.
MHA calls meeting to discuss modalities for Census 2020, NPR with state officials; West Bengal govt to skip event
The Union Home Ministry has convened a meeting on Friday to discuss the modalities for the Census 2020 and the National Population Register (NPR); West Bengal govt says the state won't attend it
Before finalising and starting NPR, 'last-minute changes in the pretest form possible' as per requirements, says home ministry
Sources also claimed that enumerators will encourage the public to give correct information
P Chidambaram says Congress' NPR form had different context from BJP's; terms Centre's population log part of 'sinister agenda'
Chidambaram said that under the UPA, the stress was on residency and not citizenship, as under the BJP's version of the exercise
Nationwide NRC, NPR won’t provide accurate listing of Indian citizens or weed out illegals; govt knows this all too well
For reasons well documented by the government itself, the NRC will not be able to provide an accurate listing of Indian citizens, nor help address the illegal immigrant problem.
Citizenship Amendment Act: BJP chasing ghosts in Assam; Census data shows number of Hindu immigrants may have been exaggerated
The BJP's goal of cultivating the support of a large chunk of Bengali Hindus in Assam using the the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016 could very well be based on misconceptions if the available Census data is taken into account
Sushil Kumar Modi made the statement while addressing a function organised by BJP's Extremely Backward Class Morcha to celebrate 'Jannayak Karpoori Thakur birth anniversary' in Patna.
BJP bets on citizenship bill to make inroads in Assam, West Bengal as TMC's 'U-turn' leaves legislation up in air
The BJP has an opportunity to get cosier with Bengali Hindus, many of whom are eagerly waiting for the bill to become a law.
Expansion of Agra-Mathura bus service could help reverse fortunes as unplanned routes add to losses despite sustained occupancy
The Agra-Mathura bus service (AMCTSL) will continue to make losses if its routes are not planned to include high traffic intensity areas as well as improve frequency during peak hours
The 2020 U.S. Census will add a question about citizenship status, a move that brought swift condemnation from Democrats who said it would intimidate immigrants and discourage them from participating.
Ajay Bhushan Pandey said this happened in instances where a child found in an orphanage underwent Aadhaar enrolment and it was found that his/her 12-digit biometric identifier had already been made.
Biometric based Aadhaar has made UIDAI's task of locating missing children a much easier exercise
Swachch Bharat trumps education: Click pictures of those who relieve themselves in the open, Bihar teachers told
Directions were given to school teachers in certain Bihar districts to dissuade people from defecating in the open and click pictures of those who refused.
Zagheni and his colleagues also developed a computer programme for extracting data from Facebook Ads Manager about expats from more than 50 countries.
The UK is set to become one of the first countries in the world not to require its citizens to identify their sex as part of its census forms.