women candidates

TN elections: How women in politics barely break the glass ceiling

The plight of women functionaries is not much different in parties across the country, feel many women politicians.

published on : 5th April 2021

Tamil Nadu Election: Just 10% of candidates are women

Next month’s poll will see 3,998 candidates contest, as per revised data from the Election Commission.

published on : 26th March 2021

Kerala Assembly polls: Women in fray

With nearly every major party announcing its list of candidates in almost all the constituencies, TNIE looks at the number of woman contestants they have fielded.

published on : 16th March 2021

Tamil Nadu polls: Not enough seats, women still stand at sidelines

In 1927, even before Independence, India got its first female legislator. Dr Muthulakshmi Reddy from Tamil Nadu was nominated to the Madras Legislature’s legislative council.

published on : 14th March 2021

The hills are patriarchal: Too few women candidates in Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand state polls

There are only 19 women candidates in the fray in Himachal Pradesh for 68 Assembly seats and just five women legislators were there in a House of 70 in the recently concluded Uttarakhand state polls.

published on : 3rd November 2017

Few women make it to candidate lists of poll parties in Manipur

Ruling Congress and BJP, the main contenders in the upcoming polls have fielded only two women candidates each.

published on : 19th February 2017