Articles about Supriya Sule
Supriya Sule is a social worker, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) politician, and Lok Sabha Member of Parliament from Maharashtra. She is the daughter of party supremo and founder, Sharad Pawar. Sule has done her graduation in microbiology and pursued higher education at the University of California, Berkeley. She became a Rajya Sabha MP from Maharashtra in 2006. In the 2009 Lok Sabha elections, she successfully contested from the Baramati constituency, defeating BJP’s Kanta Jaysing Nalawade. She was re-elected in the 2014 and 2019 General Elections, and has served as a member of the Standing Committee on External Affairs; Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Finance & Corporate Affairs; and the Committee on Empowerment of Women. Sule is vocal about the issues affecting women and, in 2011, ran a campaign across Maharashtra against female foeticide. She, apart from her cousin, Ajit Pawar, is seen as the successor of Pawar in NCP.
24 Sep 2021India
The Maharashtra government has decided to reduce working hours for women police officers from 12 hours to eight hours, Maharashtra Director General of Police (DGP) Sanjay Pandey said on Friday.
04 Feb 2021Politics
A delegation of 15 Opposition leaders was on Thursday stopped from meeting the farmers protesting against three laws at the Ghazipur border of Delhi.
03 Jan 2020Politics
Not that there ever was any dearth of controversies in India's politics that now Republic Day has found itself at the center of a row.
05 Dec 2019Politics
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday said in the Parliament that she doesn't eat a lot of onions or garlic and neither does her family.
03 Dec 2019Politics
With the Maharashtra political drama settled, Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had proposed "working together."
28 Nov 2019Politics
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Pragya Singh Thakur has been removed from the Parliamentary Consultative Committee of the Ministry of Defence, a day after she referred to Mahatma Gandhi's assassin, Nathuram Godse, as a "deshbhakt (patriot)" during Lok Sabha proceedings.
23 Nov 2019Politics
When the whole world was sleeping, President's Rule was revoked in Maharashtra, in a rather strange development.
21 Nov 2019Politics
In a controversial move, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Pragya Thakur has been nominated to the parliamentary consultative committee of the Ministry of Defence.
04 Nov 2019Politics
The BJP and Shiv Sena were supposed to get on with government formation after Diwali, but the festival ended a week ago and the friends-turned-foes still haven't been able to come on the same page.
06 Aug 2019Politics
National Conference patriarch Farooq Abdullah on Tuesday alleged Union Home Minister Amit Shah lied in the Lok Sabha about his "detention" status.
25 May 2019Politics
Elections 2019 were unique in more ways than one: the country rejected the dynasty politics once and for all, rich candidates lost their deposits like never before and Indians chose a record 78 women MPs this time.
14 Feb 2019Politics
On Wednesday, the 16th Lok Sabha was dissolved for the general elections, due in April-May. In almost two months from now, some of the lawmakers will return to the House while others would have to taste defeat.
27 Dec 2018Politics
Rejecting the Triple Talaq Bill moved by Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, AIMIM Chief Asaduddin Owaisi lambasted the Narendra Modi government and said the Centre was attacking religious minorities.
19 Jul 2018India
The Lok Sabha today passed a bill seeking removal of schools' 'no detention policy' for Classes 5 and 8.
22 Feb 2018Politics
Is superstar Amitabh Bachchan getting close to the Congress once again? Speculations have abounded since social media users noticed he recently started following many party leaders on Twitter.
20 Oct 2017Politics
Reports have emerged about Gujarat NCP president Jayant Patel alias Boskey claiming the party wants a poll alliance with Congress to defeat the BJP.