Only 3% women get tickets for J&K Assembly polls

Only three per cent of women candidates have been allotted tickets in Jammu and Kashmir Assembly polls with ruling National Conference giving maximum number of five to the fairer sex.

Haryana polls: Women from top political families in fray

With October 15 Haryana Assembly elections set to see a record number of 109 women candidates in the fray, all eyes will be on the females from top political families contesting from different seats.

Congress fields 27 women; BJP 21 in Maharashtra polls

Ex-Chief Minister Ashok Chavan's wife Ameeta, who is making her electoral debut in Maharashtra Assembly polls, and late BJP leader Gopinath Munde's daughter Pankaja Munde are among the key women legislators testing their luck this time, with the Congress firmly in the driver's seat fielding the highest number of women candidates.

Missing women in 2014 Lok Sabha elections

Is election in India primarily about men with women only offering a symbolic presence?

27 women candidates in fray for LS polls in Kerala

A record number of 27 women candidates, including two each from mainstream parties like Congress, CPI(M) and BJP, are among 269 candidates contesting in the 20 Lok Sabha constituencies in Kerala going to polls on April 10.

43 women among 318 candidates fielded by Congress

For all the claims of giving greater say to women this election, of the total 318 candidates announced so far by the Congress party just about 14 per cent happen to be women.

Women empowerment? Under 10% women candidates in 22 state polls

At a time when the UPA government is determined to push through the Women Reservation Bill during the ongoing winter session of Parliament, comes the shocking news of abysmally low participation of women candidates in the electoral process.

SP to field women candidates from Agra seats in 2014

Samajwadi Party has decided to field two women candidates for the Agra City and Agra Rural (Fatehpur Sikri) Lok Sabha seats.

Where are the women candidates, asks Pakistani daily

The list of candidates for 272 National Assembly general seats includes only 36 women.

14 women candidates enter Punjab Assembly

SAD had fielded 10, BJP three, Congress 11 and Peoples
Party of Punjab (PPP) three women.

BJP apologises for not having any women candidates

Goa BJP apologised on Sunday for
not having even a single woman candidate from the party to
contest the forthcoming state Legislative Assembly polls.

Women candidates constituencies’ see high polling

Constituencies from where women
candidates staked their political fortunes witnessed high
polling in the January 30 Punjab assembly elections.

93 women candidates in fray for Punjab polls

As many as 93 women candidates are in the fray for the Punjab Assembly polls with Congress fielding a maximum of 11 nominees from the fair sex.

Oman voters rebuff push by women candidates

Voting for the Shura Council was the first major test of public opinion in Oman since protests earlier this year.

47 women candidates in fray for second phase Assam polls

A higher number of women candidates are in the fray for the second phase of Assam polls in 64 assembly seats with 47 candidates in the electoral race.

Two women vie for Afghan presidency

In a country where most women leave home only under the cover of a burqa, Shahla Atta wears bright pink nail polish, highlights her eyes with glitter and wants to be Afghanistan`s next president.