Inclusive growth and providing basic amenities to people living in rural areas dominates political discourse but recent government data shows that over 67% of rural households don't have access to

Number of households has risen from 53.69 per cent in 2001 to 78.86 per cent in 2011.

The 2011 census stated that Mumbai has 1,137 manual scavengers, the highest in Maharashtra, but BMC’s survey says there are none.

According to the census, Mumbai was followed by Akot Municipal Council in Akola district with 530 manual scavengers. BMC invited responses both through self-declaration and door-to-door survey and completed the exercise last month.

Dismayed at the Census 2011 figures that highlighted the decline in child sex ratio (0-6 years) to 914 girls for every 1,000 boys as compared to 927 in 2001, over 200 civil society organisations th

Delhi’s population, estimated at 1.67 crore, registered a rise of over 21 per cent in 10 years, higher than the national average of about 17 per cent during 2001-2011.

Raises questions with regard to official claims of crackdown on prenatal sex determination

Primary abstract of 2011 census, released on Monday, has indicated an alarming level of female foeticide in Jammu and Kashmir as a drastic decrease of 79 females per thousand of children has been noticed in the basic age group of 0 to 6 years. In each unit of 2,000 children, there were 941 females and 1059 males in 2001.

Financially dependent on others for daily needs

Hopes Rise For Better Quality Of Life

BHOPAL: The population of Madhya Pradesh has increased by over a crore in the last 10 years.

State officials are apprehensive of targeted coverage and allocations

The National Food Security Bill, which is again in news these days, may be generating much excitement in most parts of the country, but not in Tamil Nadu. The reason: a more comprehensive model in the form of universal public distribution system is in place.