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Apr 15, 2019
Congress opposes citizenship bill: Will Priyanka Gandhi's Silchar roadshow help stave off anti-incumbency against Sushmita Dev?While the Barak Valley, consisting of a large Bengali Hindu population, has vouched for 'protection' of people whose names were not included in the National Register of Citizens by passing Citizenship Bill, the whole of Assamese-majority Brahmaputra Valley stand opposed to it
Apr 08, 2019
Lok Sabha Election 2019: Rahul Gandhi, Karti Chidambaram, Digvijaya Singh, Shashi Tharoor among key Congress candidatesCongress veteran Sonia Gandhi has returned from her rumoured retirement to fight the election from the Gandhi family's traditional constituency of Rae Bareli.
Mar 21, 2019
Lok Sabha Election 2019, Assam profile: Dibrugarh, Gauhati, Tezpur key seats in state with BJP seeking to improve tallyAssam, which became the BJP’s gateway to North East after the saffron party came to power for the very first time in 2016, is going to polls in the aftermath of the state-wide protests against the Citizenship Amendment Bill.
Mar 16, 2019
Congress releases third list of Lok Sabha candidates; Mukul Sangma, Revanth Reddy among 18 namesAhead of the Lok Sabha election, the Congress released its third list of candidates on Friday. Among the prominent names featured in the list of 18 candidates are Silchar MP Sushmita Dev, former Meghalaya chief minister Mukul Sangma,
Feb 07, 2019
If elected, Congress promises to abolish triple talaq ban: After accusing BJP of leveraging issue for elections, is the party doing just that?Congress MP and All India Mahila Congress chief Sushmita Dev, on Thursday, said the Congress will abolish the criminalisation of triple talaq if voted to power in the 2019 Lok Sabha election.
Dec 11, 2018
Representation, resistance, solidarity: What I learnt from attending a women's caucusOnce Indian women get their foot in in politics, everything changes for them — and for women voters who are usually ignored by male politicians
Nov 28, 2018
Mizoram Assembly polls: State sees highest women candidates in its history, yet female representation remains lowWith just 15 women among the 200 candidates contesting the Mizoram Assembly polls, women's representation in politics is among the lowest in the northeastern state
Aug 01, 2018
Assam NRC: Congress' Sushmita Dev claims that few Bengalis were thrashed on Assam-Meghalaya borderCongress MP Sushmita Dev tried to create a scene in Lok Sabha by entering the Well and alleging that after NRC some Bengalis were beaten up along the Assam-Meghalaya border, and sought their safety.
Jul 27, 2018
Rahul Gandhi's willingness to hear women shows way for political parties, but change begins at homeIn a country where politicians either deify women or dehumanise them Rahul Gandhi’s attempt on Tuesday — even if it’s strategically aimed at positioning himself among women opinion makers at some of India’s top media houses — was well received
Jul 22, 2018
Government scraps GST on sanitary napkins: Women politicians across party lines welcome moveWomen politicians, cutting across party lines, have welcomed the government's decision on scrapping GST on sanitary napkins.