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Modi Set To Push NPR Again?

'The linking of Aadhaar to births and deaths will revive the debate around citizenship.' IMAGE: A demonstrator waves the national flag during a protest against a citizenship law on the outskirts......

Why Modi Is Delaying The Census

If the prime minister says clearly there is going to be no NRC and that the Census will drop the NPR questions, the Census will proceed. He will not, observes Aakar Patel. IMAGE: Prime Minister......

Why Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal have lower Covid mortality rates than India

An analysis of WHO data shows that most of the countries with an older cohort of population and higher in the development index had a lower excess mortality rate than India. IMAGE: A healthcare......

'RBI is buying time'

'RBI can only take care of survival, not recovery.' Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com   Dr Pronab Sen, former chairman of the Indian Statistical Commission, tells Prasanna D......

JNU fallout: Professor quits statistics panel

C P Chandrasekhar, who has served on key statistical panels in the past both as a chairman and member, said he was present in the campus when the ruckus broke out on Sunday and found the incident......

Employment in informal sector below pre-Covid level, shows NSO data

After adding 11.7 million workers in the October 2022-September 2023 period from the pandemic lows in April 2021-March 2022, total workers employed in the vast informal sector in India — at......

'The real GDP was captured better'

'Revision of the base year for both CPI and GDP are long overdue.''The basic data that went into the 2011-2012 series were mainly from surveys done in 2011 or earlier.''We have since seen the......

Output of a third of manufacturing segments in Aug less than base year

Despite high headline numbers, the output of one-third of the segments in the manufacturing sector in August stood below even that in the same month in 2011-12, when the new index of industrial......

Tomato Is Not The Villain Of Price Rise!

How is it that tomatoes recorded a price fall in official statistics when it remained unaffordable for the common person in June? IMAGE: A vendor loads tomatoes for a customer in Mumbai: A......

In Modi's Amritkal, Worrying Decline Of Economy

NITI Aayog has not said what the reasons were for having achieved or not having achieved what was sought to be achieved, or what lessons can be learned for the future, points out Aakar Patel.......

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