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Apr 17, 2019
Women's representation in Lok Sabha polls: On election-eve, Tamil Nadu's abysmal numbers leave much to be desiredThe only Indian state with a female Gross Enrolment Ratio at college level of around 41 percent, which is nearly double that of its closest contender, has under eight women running for the 17th Lok Sabha
Dec 13, 2018
Women perform poorly amid little representation in Assembly polls across five states; Mizoram elects no female MLAIn Madhya Pradesh, women's representation in the Assembly has dropped 33%, but Chhattisgarh is the only bright spot in this context, with 12 women in the 90-member House.
Dec 10, 2018
Rajasthan polls: Given dismal representation of women across parties, it will take 300-plus years to bring gender parityThe number of women candidates contesting the Rajasthan Assembly election has been growing since 1952, but at the current rate it would take another 315 years to reach a stage where the number of women candidates contesting the polls is equal to that of men
Nov 26, 2018
In Mizoram, women voters outnumber men, but female candidates are still struggling to make markEven as women voters outnumber the men in Mizoram, female candidates are still fighting an uphill battle for respect and to be taken seriously, both by the public and the major political parties.
Nov 24, 2018
Rajasthan Assembly polls: 189 women candidates in fray; Kiran Maheshwari from BJP; Girija Vyas from Congress among key facesOf the 189 women candidates for the Rajasthan Assembly elections, 23 are from the ruling BJP and 27 are from the Congress. It is also the highest number of women candidates contesting in the last 10 years.
Nov 16, 2018
Assembly polls 2018: Rahul Gandhi's promises on denying tickets to turncoats and including more women fall flatIn Chhattisgarh, for the 90-member Assembly, the Congress gave tickets to 13 women, one less from the last Assembly elections.
Jul 17, 2018
Trump-Putin summit in Helsinki: US President questions intelligence agencies, not Putin, on Russia meddling in 2016 US electionsStanding next to Russia's Vladimir Putin, US President Donald Trump openly questioned his own intelligence agencies' conclusions that Moscow was to blame for meddling in the 2016 U.S. election to Trump's benefit and seemed to accept Putin's insistence that Russia's hands were clean. Putin said he did indeed want to Trump to win — because of his policies — but took no action to make it happen.
Jul 13, 2018
12 Russian intelligence officers charged with hacking Democratic party computer networks during US 2016 electionThe US Justice Department announced charges Friday against 12 Russian intelligence officers for hacking offenses during the 2016 presidential election.
Jun 16, 2018
Former Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort jailed; judge revokes house arrest over allegations of witness tampering in Mueller probeFormer Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was jailed Friday after a federal judge revoked his house arrest over allegations of witness tampering in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.
Jun 06, 2018
US primaries: Big night for 56 women candidates while Republicans, Democrats both escape unhurt ahead of midtermsWith the prospect of a "blue wave" in the November elections, Republicans and Democrats escaped major embarrassment Wednesday after US primaries across eight states while women seeking elected office in historic numbers cleared a big hurdle with at least 56 female candidates making the cut