Women’s quota bill tabled in Lok Sabha, PM Modi says will ensure passage

NEW DELHI: The government on Tuesday introduced a Constitution amendment bill seeking to reserve one-third seats in Parliament and state legislatures for women, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi throwing his full weight behind the radical measure and raising the prospect for its passage in Parliament by September 22 when the special session comes to an end.Referring to the failure of several efforts...

Disqualified: Disqualified NCP MP reinstated in Lok Sabha hours before SC hearing | India News

NEW DELHI: Two months after the order of the Kerala high court's January 25 order staying P P Mohammad Faizal's conviction, the Lok Sabha secretariat restored the membership of the disqualified Lakshadweep MP (of NCP) - just hours before the Supreme Court was set to take up his petition against the delay. However, soon after his return to LS, came a mighty dampener from the SC, which questioned the high...

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