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Women's Quota Bill

Women’s Bill talks: To each man his own

Govt efforts to break the deadlock and ensure early passage of the Bill in Lok Sabha were again stonewalled.


Pranab Mukherjee chaired an all-party meeting on Women's Bill, which was attended by SP and RJD leaders.
All-party meet: Impasse continues on Women's Bill

Monday , 5 April '10

Pranab Mukherjee chaired an all-party meeting to pave the way for taking up the Bill for consideration in LS.
All-party meet has been fixed in accordance with the assurance given by Pranab Mukherjee to the LS on March 11...
Women's Bill: All-party meet on April 5

Thursday , 1 April '10

The govt has convened a meeting of floor leaders of all parties on April 5 to discuss the Women’s Reservation Bill.
M Veerappa Moily there would be no change in the Women's Bill compared to that passed in the Rajya Sabha.
Govt rules out OBC quota in Women's Bill

Wednesday , 24 March '10

Govt said there would be no change in the women's quota Bill compared to that passed in the Rajya Sabha.
Omar offers NC's support to Women's Reservation Bill

Wednesday , 24 March '10

Omar Abdullah, who met Congress Chief Sonia Gandhi, appreciated her commitment to the Women's Reservation Bill and offered his party's support to it.
Mulayam's comments have angered many.
Mulayam draws flak for his 'sexist' remark on women

Wednesday , 24 March '10

Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav's remarks over the Women's Reservation Bill has angered different political outfits, as they now want an apology from him.
Women's bill won't let a male be elected to Lok Sabha: Mulayam

Tuesday , 23 March '10

Samajwadi Party said not a single male would be elected to the Lok Sabha ten years after the Women's Reservation Bill came into force.
Pranab Mukherjee had announced that the govt would discuss the Women's Bill with 'all concerned' before tablin...
Pranab to hold talks with opponents of Women's Bill

Thursday , 18 March '10

Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will talk to opponents of the Bill as promised by him in Parliament.
First allow women bill to be passed, rest later: Pawar

Thursday , 18 March '10

NCP chief Sharad Pawar told the opponents of the Women’s Reservation Bill to let the measure be passed in its present form.
BJP takes credit for Women's Bill

Wednesday , 17 March '10

BJP sought to take credit for its role in passage of the Women's Reservation Bill in Rajya Sabha.
History was created in the RS on Tuesday when it passed the controversial Women’s Reservation Bill.
Won’t allow passage of Women’s Bill in LS: Lalu

Sunday , 14 March '10

RJP President Lalu Prasad Yadav deciding to stall the Women’s Reservation Bill in its present form has said that he will not allow it to pass in the Lok Sabha.
Rajya Sabha passes Women’s Reservation Bill
Right and Left come to the aid of Centre

Wednesday , 10 March '10

Fourteen years after it was first introduced, the Bill securing a third of the seats for women in Lok Sabha and state Assemblies was passed by the Rajya Sabha today....
First step is a giant leap but long haul ahead

Wednesday , 10 March '10

The historic passage of the Women’s Bill in the Rajya Sabha is the first step in what could be a long journey....
Sushma Swaraj, Najma Heptullah and Brinda Karat celebrate the passing of the Bill
Now or never, says Sonia; and party falls in line

Wednesday , 10 March '10

Core group considers putting off Bill, postponing vote. But Cong chief prevails, errant MPs suspended....
Lalu must back Bill, he has 7 daughters: Sonia

Tuesday , 9 March '10

Sonia Gandhi took a dig at RJD chief Lalu Prasad telling him in a lighter vein that he needed to be on the side of the Women's Reservation Bill since he had
Sonia talks to Lalu, Mulayam; no agreement in sight

Tuesday , 9 March '10

Lalu Prasad and Mulayam Singh had a nearly 20-minute interaction with Congress prez Sonia Gandhi.
Voice vote on Women's bill; 7 MPs suspended, evicted

Tuesday , 9 March '10

Rajya Sabha began discussion on the Women's Reservation Bill a day after it was moved in the House.
Consensus eludes parties' meet backing Women's Bill

Tuesday , 9 March '10

A meeting of political parties supporting the Women's Reservation Bill failed to evolve a consensus on a strategy on its passage in RS.
A Constitution amendment bill of this dimension is evolutionary in nature and the government does not want to ...
Govt doesn't want to bulldoze passage of Women's Bill: Moily

Tuesday , 9 March '10

Government said it would hold a discussion on the Women's Reservation Bill in the Rajya Sabha.
Mulayam Singh and Lalu Prasad join their hands as they come out of the Parliament House to protest against Wom...
Yadav trio ask PM to defer women's bill, call all-party meet

Tuesday , 9 March '10

Women's Bill ensuring 33 pct quota in the House was successfully blocked by the Opposition in RS.