Tuesday, October 3, 2023


Women Empowerment

Only 2 MPs voted against the Women’s Reservation Bill, Asaduddin Owaisi and Imtiaz Jaleel, this is the reason they gave

Speaking to ANI after the landmark passage of the Bill in the Lok Sabha, Owaisi said, "We voted against it so that the country knows that there are two members of Parliament, who are fighting for the inclusion of OBC and Muslim in the quota ambit."

Lok Sabha passes the Women’s Reservation Bill with 454 votes, 2 MPs opposed it

The Women’s Reservation Bill, referred to as Nari Shakti Vandan Adhiniyam, has been passed by the Lok Sabha

33% quota, rotation of seats after each delimitation, 15 year effective period: All you need to know about Women Reservation Bill

The bill will only come into effect after 2027 when a fresh census will be conducted and existing constituencies will be redrawn.

Woman power: Geetika Srivastava to become first woman chargé d’affaires at Indian high commission in Pakistan, Kaziranga National Park to get first woman director

Srivastava hails from the 2005 batch of the Indian Foreign Service. She served in the Indian embassy in China during 2007-09. Dr Sonali Ghosh is the first woman to become field director in KNP's 118 year old history

49% of Ayushman Bharat card holders are women, 141 health packages cater to them exclusively: Modi government tells Lok Sabha

The Union government provides ₹5 lakh health cover per family each year to the beneficiaries under the Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY).

‘Ladki hoon, lad sakti hoon’, says Priyanka Gandhi, but Angkita Dutta complaining about abuse is anti-party activity

As ironic as it might sound, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi coined the infamous slogan 'Ladki hoon lad sakti hoon' in the hopes of empowering her female voters.

75 CRPF women ‘Daredevils’ begin 1848 km Royal Enfield rally from Delhi to Jagdalpur

Minister of State for Ministry of External Affairs Meenakshi Lekhi flagged off the CRPF Women biker rally from India Gate where CRPF's women personnel showcased rifle drill, as well as a presentation by women pipe band and drummers, were also displayed in the event.

‘Gender equality is 300 years away’: UN says women ‘erased from public life’ in Afghanistan, raises concerns over vanishing rights

"In some countries, girls going to school risk kidnapping and assault. In others, police prey on vulnerable women they have sworn to protect. Gender equality is growing more distant. On the current track, UN Women puts it 300 years away," the UN Chief said.

Centre wrote to states six times in ten years to increase women’s share in police forces to 33%, says union home ministry in Rajya...

Union home ministry said in Rajya Sabha that the centre has been urging the states and UTs to increase the share of women in police forces

‘True Congresswoman’, who had assaulted an actress for doing yoga in a park, now concerned about ‘women’s rights’, criticises Congress, gets notice

KPCC general secretary Kavitha Reddy had called out the Congress party for 'patriarchy' and 'injustice' for denying tickets to women

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