Women’s reservation bill

From Women’s Rights advocate to alleged abuser: Fall of Prajwal Revanna

Prajwal Revanna, Deve Gowda’s grandson and a member of the 17th Lok Sabha, representing Hassan Constituency, finds himself at the center of a storm. Accused of sexual assault and the unauthorized filming of numerous women, Prajwal’s actions starkly contrast with his grandfather's legacy of advocating for women's rights.

Women with bob cut hair, lipstick will corner women quota: RJD leader

Senior RJD leader says women from well-off families will corner all benefits of the women reservation without within quota for women from marginalised groups

Rajnath Singh hails Women’s Reservation Bill as a gift to female scientists

NEW DELHI: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh hailed the passage of the Women’s Reservation Bill in the Lok Sabha as a gift to female scientists across India. “The Nari Shakti Vandan Bill is a gift from a grateful nation to the women scientists of ISRO along with the entire scientific community,” Singh said on Thursday, crediting […]

HISTORIC: Lok Sabha passes Women’s Reservation Bill

NEW DELHI: In a historic victory for Indian women in the political sphere, parliamentarians finally passed the Women’s Reservation Bill in the Lok Sabha, on Wednesday.  Breaking the proverbial glass ceiling, female parliamentarians celebrated the victory by securing a regurgitating majority of 454 votes in favour of the bill while two were against it. As […]

‘Another jumla’: Women MPs unhappy over quota bill implementation delay

NEW DELHI: Female MPs from opposition parties in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday took on the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for the proposal for delayed implementation of the Women’s Reservation Bill. Speaking during the special parliament session, lawmakers expressed unhappiness with the government’s decision to link the implementation of the bill to the delimitation […]

BJP not serious about Women’s Reservation Bill: Congress MP

NEW DELHI: Former Union minister and Congress MP Manish Tewari, who has supported PM Modi on several issues in the past, has accused the BJP government of not being serious about the Women’s Reservation Bill, despite introduction of the legislation in the parliament after 13 years. “What I see is that the 128th Constitution Amendment Bill […]

Kangana is stunned with new parliament’s grandeur

NEW DELHI: Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut has praised the Modi government’s introduction of the Women’s Reservation Bill in Parliament, stating that it has the potential to set a precedent for the entire country. “The way the BJP has championed the women’s reservation bill by placing women at the forefront to empower them is fantastic. It has […]

Women’s Reservation Bill is of Congress, will support it: Chidambaram

NEW DELHI: Former Union minister and senior Congress leader P Chidambaram has claimed his party’s ownership of the Women’s Reservation Bill, ahead of debates on the bill in the new parliament. “We will support it since we authored it,” he said, while questioning Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government’s intentions in introducing the bill “after 9 years […]

Union minister expects BJP to win 2024 polls with greater vote share

NEW DELHI: Union minister and BJP heavyweight in UP, Mahendra Nath Pandey, on Tuesday expressed optimism about the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) winning the 2024 general election with a greater vote share. “With India progressing further, making amazing strides in the global sphere, I can guarantee you that the Bharatiya Janata Party will win the 2024 […]

Hope new parliament passes Women’s Reservation Bill: BJP’s Saroj Pandey

The old building of India’s parliament retired on Monday after serving British and Independent India for nearly a century.