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General Election to Parliamentary Constituencies: Trends & Results June-2024

The Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance won a majority in Parliament for a third consecutive term after the results were declared for the 18th Lok Sabha elections on June 4, 2024. The BJP managed to win 240 seats, emerging as the single largest party. The opposition alliance, the Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance (I.N.D.I.A.) managed to cobble up 234 seats with the principal opposition party, the Indian National Congress, bagging 99 seats. The results for these elections can be accessed by clicking the link below.

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Interim Budget 2024-2025: Finance Minister's Speech and Related Documents

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented the interim Budget 2024-2025 on February 1, 2024. Her Budget speech and related Budget Documents c

NITI Aayog Report: National Multidimentional Poverty Index 2023
Report: National Multidimentional Poverty Index 2023 - A Progress Review 2023 [PDF 34.4 MB]

“The National Multidimensional Poverty Index: A Progress Review 2023 presents the second edition of the national MPI and is a follow-up to the Baselin

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COVID-19 Compendium: Official Information on COVID-19 Released by India and the WHO [HTML and PDF]

An up-to-date compilation of more than 1,800 official statements by the Government of India from January 17, 2020. Links to articles published by The

A Treatise on Indian Censuses since 1981

The Office of the Registrar General and Census Commissioner, Government of India, has published an e-Book, “A Treatise on Indian Censuses since 1981”.

Full text: Forest Bill “last nail in the coffin” for India’s forest resources, former civil servants caution MPs [PDF 228 KB]

A group of retired senior civil servants has expressed concern over the proposed FCA (Amendment) Bill, 2023, and has urged Members of Parliament to “n

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The Sedition Law in India - Select Resources

Article 124A of the Indian Penal Code has been through engaging court speeches, Bills and Acts, Reports of commissions and committees, and insightful

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Resources on Sedition from The Hindu Centre for Politics and Public Policy

Links to a Panel Discussion on Free Speech and Sedition in a Democracy organised by The Hindu Centre for Politics and Public Policy on March 24, 2016,

Full Text: Karnataka High Court Judgment on Hijab Restrictions in Educational Institutions

On March 15, 2022, a three-Judge Bench of the High Court of Karnataka, headed by the Chief Justice, Ritu Raj Awasthi, pronounced its verdict on the pe

Draft India Data Accessibility & Use Policy 2022 [PDF 1.34 MB] with Background Note [PDF 1.4MB]

The Union Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India, has published the draft India Data Accessibility and Use Policy 202

Union Budget 2022-2023: Finance Minister's Speech and Related Documents

The Union Budget, 2022-2023, presented by the Union Finance Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman, and related Budget Documents can be accessed here.

Economic Survey 2021-22 [PDF 13.7 MB] with Statistical Appendix [PDF 7.33 MB]

The full text of the Economic Survey 2021-22 (and Statistical Appendix) can be accessed here.

India Railways- Facts and Figures 2016-17 [PDF 5.14 MB]

Periodically, the India Railways comes out with a database of facts and figures that include volume of traffic, freight movement, revenue from commerc

Recommendations of Working Group on Urban Transport for 12th Five Year Plan

Cities and towns in India are expected to contribute about 70 per cent of the country's GDP by the year 2030. Also, India's urban population is likely

Report: High-Level Committee to Study the Impact of NEET on Medical Admissions in Tamil Nadu

A High-Level Committee to Study the Impact of NEET [National Eligibility cum Entrance Test] on Medical Admissions in Tamil Nadu, 2021, submitted its r

Data: Crime in India - 2020 (Volumes I - III) and Links to Reports from 1953

The annual Crime In India reports published by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) since 1953, provide country-wide data on crime. This page con