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Provide 33% reservation to women in police: Maneka Gandhi to states CMs

Last Updated: Sunday, August 03, 2014, 12:41

Inspired by Gujarat government, the Centre has urged all the states to provide 33 per cent reservation for women in their police forces to effectively deal with cases of sexual violence and crime against women.

`BJP committed to give 33% reservation to women`

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 23:29

Charging the former Congress-led UPA government of "betraying women by not giving reservation to them in decision-making bodies", BJP on Saturday said it was committed to political empowerment of the fairer sex by granting 33 per cent reservation to them.

Women whistle in protest against Mulayam Singh Yadav

Last Updated: Monday, December 16, 2013, 13:36

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

Govt striving to table Women`s Bill in next session: Pawar

Last Updated: Thursday, November 21, 2013, 22:29

Sharad Pawar on Thursday said the Centre is striving hard to table the women reservation Bill during the next session of Parliament.

Rajya Sabha calls for passing of Women Reservation Bill

Last Updated: Friday, March 08, 2013, 15:28

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

Last Updated: Friday, November 09, 2012, 15:35

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

Last Updated: Thursday, November 08, 2012, 19:04

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

Women to have 10 percent reservation in Kolkata Police

Last Updated: Friday, August 17, 2012, 18:13

The West Bengal cabinet Friday passed a proposal to reserve 10 percent of jobs in Kolkata Police for women.

Maha: 50% seats for women in local bodies polls

Last Updated: Monday, September 26, 2011, 17:20

Maharashtra government said it would reserve 50 per cent of seats for women in the forthcoming elections to the civic bodies.

Govt working on Women Reservation Bill: Prez Patil

Last Updated: Saturday, July 30, 2011, 19:26

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

Last Updated: Sunday, June 12, 2011, 00:33

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.

Women to get 50% reservation in MCD: Delhi CM

Last Updated: Thursday, April 21, 2011, 23:31

CM Sheila Dikshit is trying to push the proposal on the plank of giving more representation to women by reserving 50 per cent seats to them in the civic agency.