Women whistle in protest against Mulayam Singh Yadav

Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav faced the ire of a number of women protesters who held a demonstration outside his house.

Rajya Sabha calls for passing of Women Reservation Bill

Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari dispensed with the Question Hour and allowed members to make brief statements on the occasion of International Women`s Day.

Can consider supporting Women Reservation Bill: Mulayam Singh Yadav

Samajwadi Party supremo, said his party could consider supporting Women Bill if Dalits, Muslims and backward class were also taken care of.

Women Reservation Bill to cater to affluent class: Mulayam

SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav expressed scepticism over the long pending Women Reservation Bill.

Govt working on Women Reservation Bill: Prez Patil

President
Pratibha Patil on Saturday said the government was coordinating with
all political parties to pave way for Women Reservation Bill,
pending for consensus in Lok Sabha for over a year.

Women`s reservation bill on Cong agenda: Kumar

Minister of State for Parliamentary
Affairs Ashwani Kumar asserted that the Congress is
strongly pursuing the women`s reservation bill, but said he is
not sure whether the bill is on the agenda of the forthcoming
monsoon session.

Kamat`s sexist remarks draw flak from women`s rights groups

Goa CM Digambar Kamat`s sexist remarks about women joining politics and his public appeal to women asking them to desist from taking up the "33 percent reservation" bait, Sunday invited criticism from the women`s rights lobby.

Don`t foresee problem in passage of Women Bill in LS: Pawar

Reiterating his support to the
Women`s Reservation Bill, Union Agriculture Minister and NCP
president Sharad Pawar on Saturday expressed confidence that it
would be passed in the Lok Sabha during the current Budget
session.

‘Women quota bill a conspiracy against Muslims, Dalits’

Slamming the Women`s Reservation Bill as a "dangerous" one, SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav on Sunday alleged that it was a conspiracy to prevent Muslims, backwards and dalits from entering Parliament and state assemblies.

PM confident of women`s quota bill passage

PM Manmohan Singh said that he was confident that the Women`s Reservation Bill will be passed.

Govt to bring women reservation bill shortly: Sangma

Union Minister of State for Rural
Development Agatha Sangma on Tuesday said the Centre would shortly
bring women reservation bill in Parliament.

UPA not committed to women reservation bill: Brinda

CPI(M) politburo member
Brinda Karat on Tuesday alleged that the UPA government at the
Centre has `no political commitment` to pass the Women
Reservation Bill.

Govt moots 50% quota for women in panchayats

The Union Cabinet today decided to reserve 50 percent of the seats in all rural panchayats for women.