Nitish Kumar welcomes Women’s Reservation Bill
“We gave 50 per cent reservation to women in Panchayati Raj Institutions in the year 2006. From 2007 we introduced 50 per cent reservation for women in Urban Local Bodies also. Since 2006, women are being given 50 per cent reservation in primary teacher recruitment and from 2016 provision has been made for 35 per cent reservation for women in all government jobs.”
Other Left Front constituents in agreement with CPI-M on no compromise on Trinamool in INDIA bloc
On one hand, the RSP leadership has openly voiced support for the CPI-M's stand on no understanding with Trinamool Congress as well as on not having any representative in the coordination committee.
Congress tears into govt over Women's Reservation Bill
"In a season of election jumlas, this one is the biggest of them all. A huge betrayal of the hopes of crores of Indian women and girls," Congress general secretary Jairam Ramesh wrote on X.
Delhi court refuses to discharge Gehlot in Union Minister's criminal defamation case
The case pertains to alleged "misleading statements" made by Gehlot in connection with the Sanjivani Credit Cooperative Society scam in Rajasthan.
Arrest will create sympathy for Chandrababu Naidu: Survey
The survey had a sample size of 1,809 respondents.
Happiest moment was to implement PM's Beti Bachao Beti Padhao scheme, says Maneka Gandhi
Addressing a special function to commemorate the old Parliament in the Central Hall, Gandhi, who is the senior-most MP in the current 17th Lok Sabha.
In 9.5 yrs Modi govt took no steps towards Women's Reservation Bill, finally now: Cong
The Congress in the recently concluded two-day Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting, the party's highest decision making body, in its resolution has demanded the passage of the Women's Reservation Bill in the Parliament Special Session.
Country's fight against terrorism has to be uncompromising: Cong on Trudeau statement
The sharp reaction from the Congress came after Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau accused New Delhi of involvement in the killing of Khalistani terrorist Hardeep Singh Nijjar in British Columbia's Surrey in June, a charge denied by the Indian government.
Govt likely to table Women's Reservation Bill in LS, BJP MPs get 'special instructions'
The proceedings of both the houses -- Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha -- will commence in the new Parliament building on Tuesday.
Consensus could have been built instead of operating under a veil of secrecy: Congress on Cabinet's reported nod to women reservation bill
In a post on X, formerly Twitter, Congress General Secretary Jairam Ramesh said: "It’s been a long-standing demand of the Congress party to implement women’s reservation."