Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Topic: Census

Bihar, Odisha and Maharashtra have demanded caste census: MHA

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) informed the Lok Sabha on Tuesday that Bihar, Maharashtra and Odisha have requested to collect caste details in the forthcoming Census.

1100 women activists urge CMs of every state to delink NPR and Census

More than 1000 women, across India, have asked Chief Ministers of every state to de-link the NPR and the Census, sending enumerators out only with the census schedule, here today.

The nexus between the National Population Register and Census Act 1948

The Constitution of India has delegated the power to make laws on acquisition and termination of citizenship and all other matters relating to citizenship to the parliament of India under Article 11 of the Constitution. It was based on Article 11 of the Constitution, that the Government of India enacted The Citizenship Act 1955 to determine, grant and terminate the citizenship of the post-1950 generation.