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The worrying case of India's child brides and grooms

According to Census 2011, India had 5 mn child brides (women marrying under 18 years of age), against 380,000 in 2001 -- an increase of 4.56 mn in 10 years. Akshat Kaushal reports. The number of......

'India may have got its tiger success story wrong'

A new study has indicated that methods commonly used in censuses of tigers and other rare wildlife put the accuracy of such surveys in doubt. The study conducted at University of Oxford focused on......

Guess which states have shown the most improvement in literacy rate

  The map above shows the change in literacy rate across states of India from 2001 to 2011 as reported by the Census of India. At the last count, 74 per cent of the total population of India......

Guess which states have shown the most improvement in literacy rate

  The map above shows the change in literacy rate across states of India from 2001 to 2011 as reported by the Census of India. At the last count, 74 per cent of the total population of India......

Where India's working women live

Rediff.com's data journalists have broken down the 2011 Census data into a constituency-wise listing.Mandi in Himachal Pradesh tops the list with 54 per cent of the women in the district employed......

What's wrong with India's economic census?

The economic census excludes all farming and plantation work, as well as workers in administration and defence services. Which states do you think recorded the fastest growth in non-agricultural......

India's biggest e-commerce hubs

New Delhi has emerged as the top e-commerce hub in India in 2012, according to a census conducted by eBay. The study is designed to throw light on online buying and selling behaviour in India.The......

Max no. of foreign born tech grads from India: US Census

Indians account for nearly one-fourth of the total foreign born residents with degrees in computers, mathematics and statistics, latest figures released by the Census Bureau say."The majority (64......

India begins to count its poor

A nationwide socio-economic and caste census to identify people living below poverty line (BPL) was on Wednesday flagged off from Shankhola, a remote tribal hamlet in Tripura West district. Rural......

India to get a National Business Register soon

The sixth economic census, set to take off next year, will provide the country with a National Business Register for the first time, containing the details of every business establishment in the......
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V'nagaram Tops State in Online Registration of Pregnant Women

VIZIANAGARAM: The district medical and health department has topped the state in the registration of hundred per cent online data of the pregnant... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/andhra_pradesh/Vnagaram-Tops-State-in-Online-Registration-of-Pregnant-Women/2015/04/19/article2771995.ece
Battle against child labour seems endless in Haryana

ttle against child labour in Haryana seems endless, with stories of plight of child workers hitting the headlines time and again. While Haryana... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/state-editions/chandigarh/battle-against-child-labour-seems-endless-in-haryana.html
Satyarthi

Comment · print · T T T+· T- TOPICS The law should be made more deterrent, he says When the Constitution of India was adopted in... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/a-total-ban-on-child-labour-is-a-must-satyarthi/article7117824.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
The princess who turned an activist

Comment · print · T T T+· T- TOPICS Anita Anand's Sophia: Princess, Suffragette, Revolutionary is a minutely etched biography of the... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/books/books-reviews/sophia-princess-suffragette-revolutionary/article7117613.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Multiple wives, ration cards leave enumerators in a fix

"Swami, I have 12 children from three wives. All live in the same house. One takes care of the children and household things; the other wife goes... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/472497/multiple-wives-ration-cards-leave.html

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