The instruction manual of the Census 2021 has a code directory that has enlisted and given a specific code to every SC and ST community in every state and UT. Unlike in 2011, when enumerators were asked to write down the community name of the SC or ST respondent, this time every sub caste and tribe has been pre-coded and the data collector will enter the code of the caste in the form, along with the name.
The women wrote postcards in Hindi, English and Urdu, describing how statements on NRC made them fear the future of their children. “When former President Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed’s family could not prove its nationality, how will we common Muslims manage,” asked one of the 5,000 postcards addressed to CJI SA Bobde.
Government's plans to "rev up" Bapu's martyrdom place killing its essence, politically motivated: Gandhi kin
Gandhi Smriti, the place where Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated, has been "digitally transformed" with vibrations of foreigners singing Vaishnava Jana toh, LED screens with scaled-down pictures of his last journey and multimedia boards.
BJP’s IT cell remains hyperactive on closed-loop platforms like WhatsApp and Facebook groups and pages, and people familiar with the content on such groups say BJP’s content ecosystem has managed to retain dominance.
Govt's plans to "rev up" Bapu's martyrdom place killing its essence, politically motivated: Gandhi kin
For years, a part of Birla House that was converted into a museum, had its hallway filled with sepia-toned scenes of Gandhi’s last journey clicked by legendary photographer Henri Cartier Bresson. These included photographs of the flower-decked body of Gandhi, people flocking to see him for the last time and his shocked secretary at the funeral among others.
Gandhi Smriti director Dipankar Shri Gyan said, “The attempt is to create a more vibrant, interactive space for visitors of all ages and represent Gandhi’s life and values in an effective way.” He said the panels were getting ‘old’ and they were re-created on digital panels so that they are preserved for many years.
Mishra who resigned from the PS to the PM post last year is a UP cadre IAS officer, closely associated with the think tank Vivekananda International Foundation. At NMML, he replaces Lokesh Chandra, former president of Indian Council for Cultural Relations, as the chairman.
Nehru had 'personality-driven working style' and centralised power in the hands of bureaucrats.
A protest broke out at a pro-CAA ulema meet called by RSS leader Indresh Kumar led Muslim Rashtriya Manch at the Constitution Club on Thursday, when around 10 people in the front of the stage started shouting anti-CAA slogans.
A dedicated mechanism to deal with online sexual crimes on children and changes in the definition of 'child pornography' under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act are some of the recommendations that a panel of MPs looking into the impact of child pornography is likely to have suggested.
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