Women Reservation

33 per cent reservation, creche for kids: BJP manifesto puts women in focus 

The BJP manifesto released on Monday promised 33 per cent reservation for women in Parliament and state assemblies through a Constitutional amendment.

published on : 9th April 2019

BJP's Shaina NC wants parties to field more women in elections

Of the 48 Lok Sabha seats in Maharashtra, only 13 women fielded by prominent parties are in the fray. In a statement issued here

published on : 4th April 2019

Odisha: Anti-incumbency roadblock for Koraput MP Jhina Hikaka

A teacher of Unit I High School in Bhubaneswar, Kaushalya had met Naveen on Tuesday in connection with her candidature from the prestigious constituency which was a stronghold of Congress till 2009.

published on : 15th March 2019

Will strive for passing women's reservation bill if Congress comes to power: Rahul Gandhi

Referring to Odisha, Gandhi said if the grand old party is voted to power in the state, all women would be provided free education, be it in engineering or medical or any other field.

published on : 8th March 2019

Modi provided 'maximum income guarantee' to his 15 friends: Rahul Gandhi

The Congress chief during his meet with women booth presidents' meet in Kochi ensured more and more participation from women and youngsters. 

published on : 29th January 2019

Punjab follows Odisha steps on women quota

BJD MP Soumya Patnaik met Andhra CM N Chandrababu Naidu where latter supported women's quota.

published on : 28th December 2018

BJD to focus on special status, women quota in Parliament

BJD’s strategy for the winter session was discussed at the meeting of the BJD Parliamentary Party presided by Chief Minister and party supremo Naveen Patnaik.

published on : 10th December 2018

Following promise, BJP dares BJD to nominate one-third women for 2019 elections

"The Chief Minister must demonstrate his intent by fielding more women candidates in the coming elections to the State Assembly and the Lok Sabha," said BJP MLA Pradip Purohit.

published on : 22nd November 2018

Resolution passed by Odisha Assembly for women quota 

Though the opposition supported the resolution, they dubbed it as politically motivated.

published on : 21st November 2018

33 per cent reservation for women at panchayat level in Jammu and Kashmir: BJP Mahila Morcha

Some states, including Bihar and Madhya Pradesh, already follow 50 per cent reservation for women in panchayat.

published on : 11th September 2018

Government asks Congress to join hands for passage of bills on Women Reservation, Triple Talaq and Nikah Halala

Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad responded to a letter by Rahul Gandhi to PM Modi to bring the Women Reservation bill on granting 33 per cent reservation to women in Lok Sabha and state assemblies.

published on : 17th July 2018