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Nitish Kumar Plans 33% Reservation For Girls In Medical, Engineering In Bihar

Jun 04, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Nitish Kumar made a suggestion to the effect upon perusal of presentations by the departments of health and science and technology about setting up of medical and engineering universities in the state.

Demands By Politicians For Women's Quota In Parliament, State Assemblies Rise

Mar 08, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The demand comes in the backdrop of a bill introduced earlier which sought to give 33 per cent reservation to women in Lok Sabha and state assemblies


Challenges And The Way Forward For Women in Politics

The biggest embodiment of the widespread resistance against greater female participation in political processes is the consistent opposition to women’s reservation bills which have been introduced and failed to pass in 1996, and again in 1998, 1999 and 2002.

Women A Significant Vote Bank, Their Issues Need To Be Represented: Shaina NC

Apr 05, 2019 Prachi Pinglay-Plumber

Shaina NC, a BJP leader from Mumbai, sparked a controversy when she lambasted major political parties, including her own, for fielding fewer women candidates for Lok Sabha elections.


NDA States Halt 50 Per Cent Seat Reservation For Women In Panchayat Elections

Apart from the 20 states that do have laws to reserve half of the seats in rural local bodies for women, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Goa and Jammu and Kashmir, all BJP-ruled are yet to follow suit.

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After Sonia Gandhi Writes To PM Modi, Govt Considering Introducing Women's Reservation Bill

Outlook Web Bureau

On being asked if the bill will be introduced in the Winter Session, a BJP leader said, "It may be introduced. But a final call has not been taken yet."



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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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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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