Caste Census

  • Cabinet gives the go ahead for caste census 19-05-2011 01:50 PM

    New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Thursday has given the go ahead for the Below Poverty Line (BPL) and caste census. The aim of the BPL census is to divide the population economically into above and below poverty line groups while the caste census will give a correct idea about...
  • Does India need a caste census? 09-09-2010 11:56 PM

    On India at 9, CNN-IBN Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai speaks to a panel of experts on the issue. ...
  • India@9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 09-09-2010 11:46 PM

    Get the day's top news with CNN-IBN Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai on India at 9. ...
  • Cabinet approves caste census from 2011 09-09-2010 01:23 PM

    New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved the inclusion of caste in census from 2011. It will be a full caste census separate from the census count going on now. The caste census will be taken up once the current round of population enumeration ends. The new census will...
  • Govt considering separate census based on caste 08-09-2010 07:30 PM

    New Delhi: The Home Ministry is proposing a full caste census that would be separate form the census count going on now, sources tell CNN-IBN. The caste census would be taken up once the current round of population enumeration ends. In it, the census officials will collect caste related information...
  • Will caste census only strengthen caste identities? 13-08-2010 07:00 AM

    The group of Ministers has cleared the caste census and it is likely to be passed in Parliament too. But there's no consensus on whether caste should be counted as part of the census or separately by the biometric system. ...
  • Govt clears caste-based census from December 11-08-2010 07:07 PM

    New Delhi: Central Government on Wednesday cleared caste-based census. The caste-based census will be done from December 2010 onwards. The decision to carry out caste-based census was taken by a Group of Ministers (GoM) that met in New Delhi on Wednesday. The GoM headed by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee considered...
  • Watch India@9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 10-08-2010 12:04 AM

    Take a look at the top stories, big news and the newsmakers of the day on CNN-IBN. ...
  • Cabinet refers caste census issue to GoM 26-05-2010 10:47 PM

    A division within the Cabinet has forced the issue of caste census to be referred to a Group of Ministers (GoM). ...
  • My caste is Indian, declares Amitabh 12-05-2010 02:04 PM

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