Mumbai/UNI: Despite the Women's Reservation Bill being unanimously approved in parliament except two members, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's criticism that the Opposition reluctantly supported the Women's Reservation Bill is wrong and hurtful, said NCP president Sharad Pawar.
Bengaluru/IBNS: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for "deceiving" women by "creating" roadblocks in the way of the Women's Reservation Bill.
New Delhi/IBNS: Congress top leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday questioned the Centre over the delay in "conducting a caste census" in the backdrop of the women's reservation bill, which was almost unanimously passed by Parliament.
New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday gave full credit to the formation of a "stable government" for the passage of the historic women's quota bill in Parliament, in a bid to highlight the benefits of a full majority government at the Centre.
New Delhi: Making history, the Women's Reservation Bill cleared through the Upper House this evening and now awaits the signature of the President to make 33 percent reservation for women in Lok Sabha and state assemblies official.
New Delhi/UNI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday termed the passing of the Women Reservation Bill as a "golden moment in India's Parliamentary journey" and said it will take the country to new heights.
New Delhi/UNI: A day after Lok Sabha passed the Constitution (128th Amendment) Bill, 2023 proposing 33 percent quota in the Lok Sabha and state Legislative Assemblies for women, Law Minister Arjun Ram Meghwal on Thursday introduced the document in the Rajya Sabha.
New Delhi/IBNS: The historic bill seeking reservation for women in Parliament and state assemblies will face a test in Rajya Sabha on Thursday, a day after it was almost unanimously passed in Lok Sabha.
Patna/IBNS: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Wednesday expressed serious doubt over the intention of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in implementing the Women's Reservation Bill even after its clearance in the Parliament.
New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi thanked Members of Parliaments across party lines who voted in favour of the historic Women's Reservation Bill which cleared the Lok Sabha hurdle Wednesday with the support of 454 voice votes.
New Delhi/IBNS: Amid Oppositions' two big questions, Union Home Minister Amit Shah addressed the Lok Sabha on why the implementation of the Women's Reservation Bill, which was passed in the lower house Wednesday, is being delayed by tying it to census and delimitation.
New Delhi/IBNS: The historic Women's Reservation Bill designed to provide 33 percent reservation to women in Parliament and state assemblies was passed in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday after hours of fierce debate.
New Delhi/IBNS: Congress MP Rahul Gandhi Wednesday supported the Women’s Reservation Bill in the Lok Sabha, but said it was "incomplete" without a quota for OBC representatives.
New Delhi/IBNS: Union Home Minister Amit Shah ripped into the Congress without taking its name after the grand old party attacked the Bharatiya Janata Party for 'delays' in tabling the landmark women's reservation bill, which was presented by the Union Law Minister in Parliament on Tuesday.
New Delhi/IBNS: "God has perhaps chosen me for this sacred work," said Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announcing that his government is set to table the Women's Reservation Bill in Parliament.