April 18, 2019 8:42 am
The gender quotas need to be supplemented with capacity building. Political parties have a greater incentive in nurturing women leadership when it becomes an obligation to field women as candidates.
July 17, 2018 7:00 pm
The law minister was responding to a letter written by Rahul Gandhi to PM Modi, where the Congress president asked the latter to “demonstrate his commitment to the cause of women”, and ensure the passage of the Women’s Reservation Bill.
March 29, 2015 12:30 am
Sharad Yadav was at the centre of a controversy last week over his comments on south Indian women.
March 08, 2015 9:44 am
Bill proposes to reserve 33% of all seats in the Lok Sabha & in all state legislative assemblies for women.
August 12, 2014 5:07 pm
Representation of women in panchayats in several states was 40 to 50 per cent, Sonia Gandhi pointed out.
April 01, 2014 7:59 pm
Vowing to make India a super power, he expressed concern over the delay in bringing reservation for women in Parliament.
February 04, 2014 1:22 am
Pushing for the Telangana Bill, Finance Minister P Chidambaram said it “will not go away.
January 09, 2014 4:42 pm
SP is opposed to the bill as it would 'lead to a standstill of the whole decision-making process.'
December 04, 2013 12:32 am
The issue has been in cold storage in the wake of protests from Mulayam Singh Yadav-led SP and Lalu Prasad-led RJD.
December 02, 2013 12:45 am
Land Boundary Pact set to be introduced in Winter Session,unlikely to be taken up for ratification.