RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat has called for reformulation Of National Population Policy, keeping in view the country’s ‘limited resources’.
A caste-based census will help in formulating various development plans effectively, Nitish Kumar said.
Odisha is among the few states which are yet to accord 27% reservation to OBCs because of the 50% cap imposed by the apex court in the Indra Sawhney case.
The central government’s negative response to a caste-based census has angered its important constituents
Sources tell Outlook that a Socio-Economic Caste Census (SECC) is under 'active consideration' and this would not be a part of the decennial census but undertaken later as a longer-term project.
'I have learnt that my letter had reached the Prime Minister’s Office on August 4. I am looking forward to a response', said Nitish Kumar.
The heatwave has forced schools and businesses to close in the area
Ramdas Athawale also demanded that Marathas be given reservations without disturbing the quota for other castes and communities.
After recent order by Biden, the Census Bureau said none of the data from the 2020 census would include information on citizenship or immigration status, at any geographic level.
Home Minister Amit Shah said the 2021 census would be the most costly exercise done so far, with a total of Rs 12,000 crore was being spent this time.
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, during his weekly Lok Samvad programme on January 21, had also favoured caste-wise census in 2021.
Rituraj visits India to meet his mother either once a year or every six months. He last spoke to her in April last year.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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