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Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu conducts proceedings in the Rajya Sabha during the Budget Session of Parliament in New Delhi.(PTI PHOTO.)

RS unanimously supports teachers’ reservation bill

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 03, 2019 11:22 PM IST
Some members blamed the government for delay in bringing the Central Educational Institutions (reservation in teachers’ cadre) Bill. Some others said the government should have given at least a day’s notice before introducing the bill in the House to enable them bring amendments to the proposed legislation.
Rather than perpetuating the myth that the women’s reservation bill will soon be passed and a gender equitable political order will come about, it is better to aim much lower and push for political parties to at least chose some worthy candidates from the panchayati raj system and get them elected to state assemblies(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Rather than perpetuating the myth that the women’s reservation bill will soon be passed and a gender equitable political order will come about, it is better to aim much lower and push for political parties to at least chose some worthy candidates from the panchayati raj system and get them elected to state assemblies(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

Women must choose merit over reservations

UPDATED ON APR 13, 2019 08:36 PM IST
There are far too many extraneous considerations in giving out tickets ranging from caste to dynastic considerations. Why add gender to the mix?
Congress President Rahul Gandhi addressing people at 'Kisan Abhaar Sammelan' and 'Krishi Rin Mukti Karayakram' in Atal Nagar at Chhattisgarh.(ANI Photo)
Congress President Rahul Gandhi addressing people at 'Kisan Abhaar Sammelan' and 'Krishi Rin Mukti Karayakram' in Atal Nagar at Chhattisgarh.(ANI Photo)

Rahul Gandhi promises passage of Women’s Reservation Bill if Congress comes to power in 2019

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 29, 2019 07:39 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi had on Monday said his party would guarantee minimum income for all the poor of the country if it formed the government at the Centre after the 2019 polls.
A screen displays the results of voting on the bill to provide 10 per cent reservation in jobs and educational institutions to economically backward section in the general category, in Rajya Sabha in New Delhi on Jan 9.(PTI photo)
A screen displays the results of voting on the bill to provide 10 per cent reservation in jobs and educational institutions to economically backward section in the general category, in Rajya Sabha in New Delhi on Jan 9.(PTI photo)

Rajya Sabha passes quota bill but Oppn asks why the haste

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 09, 2019 11:56 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi called the passing of bill a victory of social justice while Congress said major hurdles are ahead.
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