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Govt to bring in Bill to raise women quota in panchayats to 50 pc
United News of India

Government to Propose 50 Percent Quota for Women in Panchayats...

NEWDELHI: The government will move a constitutional amendment in the ensuing budget session of Parliament to increase reservation for women in panchayats from 33 per cent to 50, Union Minister for Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Birender Singh ... New Indian Express, 1 week ago

Government working on 50% quota for women in local bodies, says Venkaiah Naidu

The Centre is holding discussions with all stakeholders on the issue of providing 50 per cent reservation to women in local bodies across the country, Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said on Sunday. The Government of India is thinking seriously ...
 MyInforms5 days ago Working On 50% Quota For Women In Local Bodies, Says Venkaiah Naidu  NDTV5 days ago Govt working on 50% quota for women in local bodies: M Venkaiah Naidu  Financial Express5 days ago Delegation meets Venkaiah Naidu over Women's Reservation Bill  Times of India2 months ago

Govt to push PESA Act amendments

s Reservation Bill, which provides 33 per cent quota for women in Parliament, may be facing a stiff political opposition, but this has not deterred the Government from hoping to gain the support of MPs to push amendments to reserve half the seats in ...
 New Delhi Pioneer1 week ago

Naidu bats for women's quota bill, uniform civil code

Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Friday said political parties must reach a conclusion on the long-pending women's reservation bill and attacked the Congress over the alleged remarks of its leaders.Participating in a debate on ...
 Prokerala2 months ago Venkaiah Naidu Pitches for Uniform Civil Code in Constitution Debate  NDTV2 months ago

Key women legislators’ meet to be held in March

A two-day national conference of women legislators is to be held here at a time when the demand for 33 per cent reservation for women in the Lok Sabha and state Assemblies has been on the agenda of political parties. Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, who has ...
 Asian Age2 days ago
India TV

Nitish Kumar keeps election promise, approves 35% job reservation for women

Nitish Kumar keeps election promise, approves 35% job reservation for women Patna: Fulfilling a key election promise, the Nitish Kumar government on Tuesday gave the green signal to 35 per cent reservation for women in state government jobs.
 India TV3 weeks ago

Nitish Kumar keeps Bihar poll promise, okays 35 per cent reservation for women in govt jobs

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar, under intense attack from Opposition BJP, on Tuesday fulfilled a key election promise with his Cabinet giving the signal to 35 per cent reservation for women in state government jobs. "The crucial decision was ...
 Firstpost.com3 weeks ago Bihar: Nitish keeps his word, women get 35% of state govt jobs  MSN News US3 weeks ago

Goverment focus on women’s bill

While stating that achieving gender equality is a challenge, the government on Friday said that it would focus on the women’s reservation bill in the coming days. Union parliamentary affairs minister M. Venkaiah said that gender inequality is a big ...
 Asian Age2 months ago
Fast Company

Yes, Agenda Trumps Gender--But Women Leaders Still Matter

Last weekend, feminist activist Gloria Steinem flippantly told Bill Maher that young, liberal women are flocking to the Sanders campaign because "the boys are with Bernie." Leaving aside that Steinem was joking (if inartfully), or that Maher had ...
 Fast Company1 day ago Steinem walks back slam of young women who support Sanders  CBS News5 days ago
Roll Call Online

Kelly Ayotte Backs Draft Registration for Women

(Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo) Having heard fromtop military officials, Sen. Kelly Ayotte is backing the idea of requiring women to register for the draft. After the hearing that we had the other day about women in combat, I support it.
 Roll Call Online3 days ago
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