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Womens Reservation Bill
India  /  Published 28.04.19

Who are the women contesting in Bengal

In March, on the occasion of International Women’s Day, Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee tweeted: “While the Women’s Reservation Bill has not yet been passed in Parliament, I am proud that ...
By Upala Sen in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 24.11.18

Why the women’s reservation bill must be revived

In 1925, Sarojini Naidu became president of the Indian National Congress. Her candidature was promoted by Gandhi, who admired Naidu because she stood “for solid Hindu-Muslim unity”. Her election a...
By Ramachandra Guha in

Opinion  /  Published 08.04.19

Where are the women candidates?

Words and promises only hold meaning if they are backed by concrete action. That, unfortunately, rarely happens in the case of Indian politicians, as is evident in the paltry number of women candidate...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 29.01.19

Rahul commits to women’s reservation

Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said the “first thing” the Congress would do if it wins the upcoming parliamentary elections is pass the long-pending women’s reservation bill, saying his party wanted to...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bangalore

Opinion  /  Published 07.12.18

Circus animals endure torture in the name of training

Sir — The Centre’s proposal to ban all animal performances in circuses and mobile entertainment facilities is laudable. Animals are forced to perform tricks that go against their natural instincts...
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