Women in India are held back by patriarchy in multiple forms and the same can be observed when it comes to their participation in elections. Due to lack of transparency and deliberate complexity around procedures related to the working of government, state machinery, bureaucracy and politics, women lack participation in the elections. One of the popular notions which still continues in rural areas is that women could only contest from the reserved seats.
For dismantling any such existent beliefs, Netri Foundation is working to increase the participation of women in politics at all levels.
The Supreme Court on Thursday shook the nation from its smug belief that the Goods and Services Tax (GST) — launched with a lot of fanfare on July 1, 2017, after a midnight joint Parliamentary celebratory session on June 29, 2017 — is after all not "One Nation, One Tax".
Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Thursday met Union Home Minister Amit Shah at his residence in Delhi and demanded more central forces.
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