Rajnath Singh concerned over low representation of women in jobs

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has expressed concern over low representation of women in many fields, including police where it is less than 10 per cent.

`BJP committed to give 33% reservation to women`

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.

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

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

Women to have 10 percent reservation in Kolkata Police

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

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

Amar appeals to SP to support Women Reservation Bill

Appealing to Samajwadi Party to support the Women Reservation Bill, its expelled leader Amar Singh today said opposing the measure would be "very silly" and not augur well for the party.

Uma warns of agitation on women reservation issue

Bharatiya Janshakti Party chief Uma
Bharti on Sunday said her party would launch a nationwide
agitation in support of women`s reservation.

Chandrika for women reservation in Sri Lankan Parliament

Fmer Sri Lankan Prez Chandrika Kumaratunga has strongly favoured reservation for women in the Island nation`s Parliament, while contending that
women by nature are more caring and better negotiators in matter of governance.