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Himachal Pradesh Election Results: How women candidates performed in the hilly state; full list

DNA India 08 Dec 2022
Women’s participation has always been low in this state, when the second assembly elections took place in 1967, only two contestants were women and neither won.  In terms of Parties and the female candidates they have placed, BJP and AAP each have placed Six candidates, whereas Congress has placed just 3 woman Candidates ... Party.
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Doug Beattie should consider position as UUP leader over remarks that DUP MLAs were whining ‘like a girl’, says equality advocate

Belfast Telegraph 08 Dec 2022
A leading campaigner for equality for women in politics has questioned whether Doug Beattie “is the right person to lead his party”, after the Ulster Unionist MLA accused DUP politicians of screaming and whining “like a girl” ... after all trying to get more women into politics.
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Women’s organisation founder says Doug Beattie should consider position as UUP leader over ‘whining like a girl’ remark

Irish Independent 08 Dec 2022
A leading campaigner for equality for women in politics has questioned whether Doug Beattie “is the right person to lead his party”, after the Ulster Unionist MLA accused DUP politicians of screaming and whining “like a girl”.
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Gujarat polls triumph testament to BJP’s efforts, all-round support: Modi

Hindustan Times 08 Dec 2022
Crediting the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for changing India’s political vocabulary by shifting the focus to development, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said the record-breaking victory in Gujarat was down to support from all sections, including women and young people, ...
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EDITORIAL: Old boys’ clubs need shaking up, including the ANC

Business Day 08 Dec 2022
Out of 16 nominations for the top six roles in the party, due for election next weekend, just two are women, and both were nominated for the position of deputy secretary-general, arguably the most junior role in the top six ... Representatives for constituencies such as women, in the ...
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Results of Delhi MCD Election: Nearly 55% women among AAP winners

The Times of India 08 Dec 2022
Of the 134 AAP candidates who managed to win MCD elections, at least 71 are women. That means nearly 55% of the victorious AAP candidates are women, according to the state election commission data ... In BJP, of the 136 women candidates, 52 managed to win.
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Alliance MLA says misogynistic comments are a ‘constant theme’ for women in politics as she recalls ‘vulgar sexual remark’ made in Stormont’s Great Hall

Belfast Telegraph 08 Dec 2022
The Alliance Party’s Sorcha Eastwood has claimed misogynistic comments “are a constant theme for women” in Northern Irish politics and said a man once made a “graphic sexual remark” towards her while in Stormont’s Great Hall ... Alliance Party Doug Beattie Ulster Unionist Party. More On Alliance Party.
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Sanwo-Olu Joins South-west Women Rally for Tinubu

This Day 08 Dec 2022
Aisha Buhari, yesterday led a regional campaign to the South-west to galvanise women support for All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Mr ... “This is the first time in the history of our democracy that a presidential candidate will have a women’s campaign council working with the party.
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Congress wrests Himachal from BJP

The Telegraph India 08 Dec 2022
Aam Aadmi Party, which had contested on 67 seats, failed to open its account ... Altogether, 412 candidates, including 24 women and 99 independents, are in the fray ... The BJP's campaign in Himachal saw a special focus on women and youth, with the party rolling out a standalone manifesto for women for the first time in the state's history.
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Gujarat Elections Results 2022: List of women candidates leading on their seats

DNA India 08 Dec 2022
There is a total of 1,621 contestants contesting for 182 seats in the Gujarat Assembly elections and only 139 women candidates are in the fray with 56 of them contesting as Independents. While only 38 of them belong to three major political parties AAP, BJP and Congress. In 2017, there were 126 women candidates out of a total of 1,828 contestants.
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In 10 charts: How Congress won Himachal Pradesh

The Times of India 08 Dec 2022
The Aam Aadmi Party failed to open its account ... This is the first time in the state's history that the gap between vote share of two parties has been so narrow ... The BJP's campaign in Himachal saw a special focus on women and youth, with the party rolling out a standalone manifesto for women for the first time in the state's history.
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Congress wrests Himachal from BJP, wins 40 of 68 seats, BJP gets 25

The Times of India 08 Dec 2022
The Independents won from three constituencies and the Aam Aadmi Party, which had contested from 67 seats, failed to open its account ... The BJP's campaign in Himachal saw a special focus on women and youth, with the party rolling out a standalone manifesto for women for the first time in the state's history.
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The false ‘Holon-Hebron’ parallel promoted by Israeli progressives and other sore losers

The American Israelite 08 Dec 2022
“This is what happens when the next government is made up of the parties of Ben-Gvir, [Religious Zionist Party leader Bezalel] Smotrich and … Avi Maoz of the Noam Party—a party entirely based on … hatred of gays and lesbians, hatred of Arabs, segregation of women ... violence against women.
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Charges to be framed against DCW chief Swati Maliwal in corruption case

Hindustan Times 08 Dec 2022
A Delhi court on Thursday ordered framing of corruption and criminal conspiracy charges against Delhi Commission of Women (DCW) chairperson Swati Maliwal and others for “prima facie” abusing their official positions to appoint Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) workers to different posts in the women’s rights body.
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As rebels held BJP down in Himachal, Congress got several things right: poll promises, tickets, personal connect

Financial Express 08 Dec 2022
The pragmatic Himachali voter has always thought it best not to let any party get too comfortable in the seat ... Price rise, which CM Thakur had blamed for the BJP's defeat in the bypolls, again returned to bite the party as women, who form a little less than half of the electorate in the state, openly spoke against the spiralling cost of LPG.

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