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Sunday, November 17, 2013
Sonia Gandhi holds rally in Mizoram, lures youth and women voters
Congress president Sonia Gandhi sought to lure voters at a rally in Mizoram's Lunglei town on Monday with the prospect of joint sharing on a 50-50 basis the profits from oil and natural gas proceeds from the state. Indigenous rights groups and...
Thursday, October 24, 2013
India's AAP struggles to find women candidates willing to join politics
The Aam Aadmi Party in Delhi has only seven women candidates out of 62. AAP is struggling to find women candidates willing to join politics. CNN-IBN spoke to some of the women candidates, including Rakhi Birla, who is contesting from the Mangolpuri...
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Mizoram polls: No women representatives in state legislature, India
Women voters have been outnumbering male voters in Mizoram for the past few years, but paradoxically there are no women representatives in the state legislature for years together.  According to the voters' lists published on August 16, of the 6,86,...
Friday, October 11, 2013
Not retiring from politics in 2016, Sonia Gandhi tells Paswan
Congress President Sonia Gandhi has no plans to retire from politics in 2016 as speculated in a book. This was conveyed by Gandhi herself to Lok Janshakti Party leader Ram Vilas Paswan, on Friday, when he asked her about this "rumour" during a...
Thursday, October 10, 2013
I wish women politicians are accepted in their own right: Preneet Kaur, MoS, External Affairs Minister
India had a woman Prime Minister long before the West elected one, but there have been very few women Cabinet ministers to date. Preneet Kaur of the erstwhile royal family of Patiala has been one of the few lady Minister of State in the Ministry of...
Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Women at Work: The Village Head, India
There have been quite a few woman sarpanches — elected heads villages — in India. But, arguably there have been few like Chhavi Rajawat, the current sarpanch of Soda village in Rajasthan, who left a corporate job to help her ancestral village...
Monday, September 16, 2013
Women's panel calls for better awareness of rights, India
Change in the mind set of people, especially among the minorities, is necessary to address various issues related to the backwardness of women on various fronts, National Commission for Women chairperson Mamta Sharma said. Inaugurating the first of...
Monday, September 02, 2013
Women Congress to be revamped across India
The Congress party is revamping its frontal organisation, Women Congress, in a bid to empower grassroots level women party workers politically, socially and economically. All India Women Congress (AIWC) has been directed to form self-help groups of...
Saturday, August 31, 2013
Making laws to empower women not enough, need to stop attacks on them: Sonia Gandhi, India
Against the backdrop of rising crimes against women, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Saturday said making laws for their empowerment is not enough as they will have to be implemented properly on ground. “We realise that by just making laws and...
Tuesday, July 30, 2013
India: Major political parties still shy of fielding women
India may boast a woman President, Prime Minister and Speaker, but when it comes to selecting candidates, key political parties still have a long way to go. In the past 10 years, only 7 per cent or 4,148 candidates out of the 62,847 candidates were...
Monday, July 29, 2013
India: Women contestants for better management of natural resources in Sarpanch elections
Women contestants in the fray for sarpanch elections scheduled for July 31, who are financially not too sound to woo voters with valuables, have taken up a unique stand of highlighting what other candidates failed to promise. All-round development...
Tuesday, July 16, 2013
90,000 women candidates in Bengal rural polls
 In a country where they have been playing second fiddle to men for centuries, women candidates outnumber men in the ongoing polls to the West Bengal village councils, the third tier of India's electoral democracy. An estimated 90,000 rural women...
Friday, March 08, 2013
10 Women Who Made a Mark in Indian Politics
Power and women are synonyms in a country where women are preached for strength, wealth and insight. Even then powerful women have to cope and deliver with the challenges that come with power. Today women in politics are constantly combating for...

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