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MPSC recruited men in women`s quota, PIL alleges

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 16, 2013, 19:32

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

Last Updated: Thursday, May 24, 2012, 23:10

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

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 20, 2012, 22:20

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

Cabinet approves 50% quota for women in Panchayats

Last Updated: Thursday, July 21, 2011, 14:39

The Cabinet on Thursday approved the proposal for enhancing reservation for women in Panchayats from the present 33 percent to 50 percent.

Women`s quota bill unlikely in Lok Sabha this session

Last Updated: Sunday, May 02, 2010, 20:51

The government is unlikely to move the women`s reservation bill in the Lok Sabha during the few remaining days of the budget session before parliament goes into recess around May 7, Congress sources said.

Mulayam speaks against women quota bill yet again

Last Updated: Saturday, April 10, 2010, 00:41

Mulayam Singh Yadav, who stirred up a controversy by saying that the women`s reservation bill would only benefit affluent women, today said the legislation would impede the progress of backwards and minorities.

Women’s Quota Bill: Congress issues fresh whip to its RS members

Last Updated: Monday, March 08, 2010, 22:17

Even as the Women`s Reservation Bill failed to sail through Rajya Sabha on Monday, the Congress issued a fresh whip to its members in the Upper House to be present tomorrow and vote for the legislation.

Plan to raise women quota to 50% in panchayat deferred

Last Updated: Thursday, August 20, 2009, 18:11

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