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Women Empowerment

Congress Claims Girls In Large Numbers Participated In Party's 'Women Marathon' In Lucknow

Dec 28, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Pandey said that after the success of marathons in Meerut, Jhansi and Moradabad, today's programme here was also successful and alleged that Yogi Government is trying to defame the marathon programme but the girls have rejected this negative politics.

Cong, SP Take Potshots At PM's Prayagraj Rally

Dec 22, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Priyanka Gandhi, who is also the Congress in-charge for Uttar Pradesh, had earlier released the party's election manifesto for women, titled "Shakti Vidhan".


Delhi Police Chief Launches Project For Safety, Security Of Children

"We must strive to ensure the prevention of such crimes, and the launch of the 'Abhaya' project is a step in that direction as the society also needs to be well aware and educated," Asthana said.

PM Modi To Transfer Rs 1000 Crore In Accounts Of Self Help Groups In Prayagraj Function On Tuesday

Dec 20, 2021 PTI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Prayagraj on Tuesday and take part in a one of its kind programme to be attended by over two lakh women. He will transfer Rs 1000 crore in bank accounts of Self Help Groups under the Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana his office informed.


CJI Ramana Rues Quite Low Representation Of Women In Judiciary

“This is why I had recommended last time for some form of uniform policy of reservation for girls for entry into law colleges across the country,” he said.

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13 December, 2021

Patnaik Visits Home Turf Ganjam District, Inaugurates Several Projects

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Addressing a gathering near the temple, Patnaik said the state government is committed to providing better medical care to the public and in this regard, Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana (BSKY) Smart Health Card is the best gift for the people of the coastal state.


29 November, 2021

Sidhu Bashes Kejriwal Over Poll Promises

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Sidhu's remarks came a day after Kejriwal accused the leaders of the Congress, BJP and the SAD of constantly bashing his party AAP for the announcements.


20 November, 2021

Rajnath Singh: India Will Manufacture 90 Percent Of Defence Products It Needs By 2024-2025

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"By 2024-2025, we will be achieving the target of exporting defence products worth USD 5 billion as fixed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. I can assure him that 90 per cent of the defence products will be made in India soon," he said


19 October, 2021

40 Per Cent Tickets Would Be Allocated To Women In UP Polls: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

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There continues to be no clarity on whether she would herself contest the upcoming state polls. The General Secretary stated that it had not been decided yet, she will think about it and take a decision later.


25 August, 2021

Telangana Gives 33.3% Reservation To Women In Govt Posts Under EWS Quota

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The consolidated guidelines were issued over two years after the Centre announced 10 per cent EWS reservation for initial postings and admissions into educational institutions.


21 August, 2021

Finance Minister Launches Third Phase Of 'Mission Shakti' In Uttar Pradesh

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The Union minister said the Centre is promoting women-led development, and the Uttar Pradesh government is taking all those programmes with the same vigour.


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23 July, 2021

Kerala's 'Oldest Learner' Bhageerathi Amma Dies At The Age Of 107

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Bhageerathi Amma was a recipient of prestigious Nari Shakti Puruskar by the Central government for her incredible contribution in women empowerment


03 May, 2021

Karnataka: This Woman Entrepreneur Started From Nothing But Now Owns Farms Her Parents Worked In

Midhat Fatimah

Yallavva did not only take charge of her life but has also become a source of inspiration for many women in her village.


18 April, 2021

Women, Energy And Empowerment

Jaideep Mukherji

On a macro level, universal access to reliable energy is key to improving the health and well-being of people around the world.


25 March, 2021

Skilling And Employment Of Women: A Priority For India’s Progress

Saurabh Adeeb

In India, 3 out of 4 women don’t work, although literacy rates have steadily increased. Can skilling, life and learning support and guaranteeing jobs change that?


22 March, 2021

Women Are More Powerful Than Men But Do Not Understand How Their Power Works: Rahul Gandhi

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi made the statement while interacting with college students in Kerala


13 March, 2021

Haryana State Women Commission Seeks Explanation From Hooda Over Tractor Pulled By Women MLAs

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Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Monday rode a tractor, pulled by party legislators on the way to the state Assembly here to protest the rise in fuel prices


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09 March, 2021

WCD Ministry, Invest India Ink MoU On Nutrition And Other Areas

Prakash Kumar

Invest India will conduct research and seek international cooperation in capacity building


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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