Parliament

Inside newly-elected MP and Bengali actress Nusrat Jahan's dream wedding in Turkey

Bengali actress and newly-elected MP Nusrat Jahan got married to her businessman beau Nikhil Jain in the picturesque Turkish town of Bodrum, on 19 June 2019. Check out pictures of the lovely bride on her big day!

published on : 21st June 2019

Lok Sabha polls 2019: Mamata Banerjee's TMC fields 17 women candidates in West Bengal

In a major shake-up of poll strategy, the TMC has allotted tickets for 17 of the 42 Lok Sabha seats in West Bengal (41%)to women candidates. While 16 fresh faces have been nominated by the party this time, 8 sitting MPs have been dropped.

published on : 13th March 2019

General elections 2019: All eight Kerala women to become Lok Sabha MPs

In 70 years, only 8 women from Kerala have tasted Lok Sabha election triumph till date. This comes in spite of the fact that the southern state always has had more women voters than men. Though left can boast of having sent most of them to the Parliament, the gender divide in electoral representation remains huge in the "progressive" state. 

published on : 31st January 2019