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Germany to introduce legal quotas for women on company boards

Chancellor Angela Merkel`s coalition parties agreed on Tuesday to a draft law that would force Germany`s leading listed companies to allocate 30 percent of the seats on non-executive boards to women from 2016 onward.

MPSC recruited men in women`s quota, PIL alleges

A PIL filed before the Bombay HC has challenged recruitment by the Maharashtra Public Service Commission for the posts of Town Planner in the Urban Land Development Department.

NCW seeks Prez intervention for 33% quota for women

The National Commission for Women on Thursday sought President Pratibha Patil`s intervention to ensure 33 per cent reservation for women.

Nagaland: House panel to revisit women quota issue

Nagaland govt moved a resolution in the Assembly seeking six months time to revisit Nagaland Municipal Act which enshrined the quota for women.

Plan to raise women quota to 50% in panchayat deferred

The Union Cabinet on Thursday deferred
a proposal to increase reservation for women to 50 per cent in
panchayats.