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Aug 03, 2018
BJP leaders warn of demographic shift, but Census shows fall in Muslim population growth rate steeper than other groupsBased on the Census 2011 figures, the Muslim community in India is undergoing a far steeper a fall in its population growth rate than the Hindu community
Jun 27, 2018
Over 43% of Indians name Hindi as their mother tongue, reveals Census data; Bengali, Marathi, Telugu in top 4Hindi was entered as the mother tongue by a larger percentage of Indians in the 2011 Census in comparison to the 2001 edition, states the latest language data made public on Tuesday
Jun 07, 2018
Expansion of Agra-Mathura bus service could help reverse fortunes as unplanned routes add to losses despite sustained occupancyThe 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
Mar 23, 2018
South India vs North India in battle for Central funds: How Finance Commission's changing norms impact fundingThe friction between the BJP-led NDA government and the southern states seems to be becoming heated with the state leaders crying afoul over the Union government's recommendation to the 15th Finance Commission
Mar 08, 2018
Mehbooba Mufti's nepotism may divert youths from mainstream; Centre must step in to end legacy of corruption in KashmirAfter being accused of nepotism in KVIB recruitment, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti sought to divert public discourse in her state by visiting New Delhi and raking up the 'conflict over Kashmir' to downplay the ‘conflict in Kashmir’
Jun 01, 2017
Odisha urges Centre to increase allocation under National Food Security ActThe Odisha government on Thursday urged the Centre to increase the food grain allocation for additional 15 lakh people under the National Food Security Act.
Apr 05, 2017
No country for the disabled: Why almost half of Indians with special needs are illiterateAs things stand, 45% of India’s disabled population is illiterate, according to Census 2011, compared to 26% of all Indians.
Feb 20, 2017
UP Election 2017: Why even after 15 years, poll promises made by politicians have stayed the sameUttar Pradesh has the highest number of colleges in any Indian state (6,026), according to AISHE 2014-15, but it has been unable to produce qualified workforce to drive development, as IndiaSpend reported on February 11, 2017.
Oct 15, 2016
Nearly 80% of divorced Indian Muslims are women, shows Census 2011 dataIn India, for every divorced Muslim man, there are four divorced Muslim women, an IndiaSpend analysis of Census 2011 data shows. Across religious communities, except Sikhs, there are more divorced women than men. But the gender skew is particularly sharp among Muslims
Jan 18, 2016
Revealed: Marriages in North India, Maharashtra last longer than those in NortheastData from the 2011 Census has revealed that marriages in north India and Maharashtra last longer than any other part in the country, and they are the shortest in the north east.