Women’s Reservation Bill

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Seriousness about Women’s Reservation Bill must show in electoral representation

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.

Join hands for passage of bills on women's reservation, triple talaq and nikah halala: Govt to Congress

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.


Inside track: Image conscious

Sharad Yadav was at the centre of a controversy last week over his comments on south Indian women.

It is women who give direction to society: Sheila Dikshit

Bill proposes to reserve 33% of all seats in the Lok Sabha & in all state legislative assemblies for women.

Congress bats for Women's Reservation bill

Representation of women in panchayats in several states was 40 to 50 per cent, Sonia Gandhi pointed out.

Rahul Gandhi says his prime focus is to uplift working class

Vowing to make India a super power, he expressed concern over the delay in bringing reservation for women in Parliament.


Chidambaram pushes for Telangana Bill

Pushing for the Telangana Bill, Finance Minister P Chidambaram said it “will not go away.

Lokpal Bill: Unanimous support in all party meet,absent SP remains opposed

SP is opposed to the bill as it would 'lead to a standstill of the whole decision-making process.'

Pawar writes to PM to get women’s Bill passed

The issue has been in cold storage in the wake of protests from Mulayam Singh Yadav-led SP and Lalu Prasad-led RJD.

UPA government gets BJP support for tabling Bangla Bill

Land Boundary Pact set to be introduced in Winter Session,unlikely to be taken up for ratification.