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Camaraderie among women MPs in LS; Smriti gets support of Congress

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 15:39

Lok Sabha Wednesday witnessed bonhomie and camaraderie among women Parliamentarians when two Congress members strongly came out in support of HRD Minister Smriti Irani after certain remarks from a Trinamool Congress member about her past acting career.

Great to have so many women MPs in Lok Sabha : Moon Moon Sen

Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 08:58

It is great to have so many women in the Lok Sabha this time, says the glamorous actor-turned-politician Moon Moon Sen, a first time parliamentarian from the Trinamool Congress.

61 women elected to Lok Sabha

Last Updated: Sunday, May 18, 2014, 00:39

The 16th Lok Sabha will have a record number of 61 women leaders as compared to 59 women MPs elected during the previous General Elections.

Number of women MPs from Andhra Pradesh decreases

Last Updated: Saturday, May 17, 2014, 21:22

The number of women representatives in the Lok Sabha from Andhra Pradesh has come down to just three from five in the last Lok Sabha.

Token women representation in Cabinet across states

Last Updated: Monday, June 03, 2013, 21:56

Talk of women empowerment in Indian politics is all gas.

Sexual harassment bill: Women MPs for amendment

Last Updated: Sunday, March 13, 2011, 11:59

Domestic helps are one of the most vulnerable sections of the society. Minor girls as well as migrants generally work as domestic helps and are so prone to harassment.

Women make less than 7% of country`s lawmakers till date

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 24, 2010, 11:26

As the Bill for reservation of one-third seats for women in Parliament and state Assemblies is set to be tabled in the Lower House, an analysis of all 15 Lok Sabhas shows an appalling figure of their representation.

Women MPs slam `disastrous` floor management on quota Bill

Last Updated: Monday, March 08, 2010, 22:15

Several women MPs on Monday blamed the "absolutely disastrous" floor management for the pandemonium in Rajya Sabha which led to the Women`s Reservation Bill being derailed.