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TopicWomen politicians

Topic: Women politicians

India needs more women leaders. Policy-making cannot be dominated by one gender

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How women have come to hold the top post in 13 out of 45 countries in Europe

European countries began electing women in top posts from the late 1970s, though the first woman to head a government in the world was Sri Lanka's PM Sirimavo Bandaranaike.

Just 2 women MPs, no MLAs since 1963: Why women’s representation in Nagaland continues to lag

Last week, Nagaland BJP Mahila Morcha president Phangnon Konyak was elected to Rajya Sabha. Rano M. Shaiza was Nagaland's first woman MP, getting chosen to the Lok Sabha in 1977.

Madam Chief Minister on Netflix one more example why female politicians in India dress down

While US Vice President Kamala Harris can Instagram her high heels, a Priyanka Gandhi or Mayawati doing the same in India will be looked down upon.

Dilip Ghosh’s remark on Mamata’s saree shows what’s wrong with India’s male politicians

How can politicians who think less of women represent them fairly?

Budget 2021 is Nirmala Sitharaman’s breakout moment, but long road to being Sushma Swaraj

It could mark the turning point for Sitharaman to be taken more seriously, after all the negative criticism she has faced as defence and finance minister.

Smriti Irani’s wish for her epitaph shows she is a rare politician who can laugh at herself

In ‘India Tomorrow’, Pradeep Chhibber and Harsh Shah talk to textile and WCD minister Smriti Irani on BJP, being a woman leader and what she wants to be remembered for.

YV Reddy’s ‘big picture’ on sovereign bonds, and professor unveils women’s Congress ‘bias’

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Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


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In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.