Election Manifesto

  • CJ Youngistan: How significant is youth vote in Lok Sabha Polls ? April 13, 2014

    Is youth vote a hype or a real game changer? We chat with young voters and Aam Admi Party candidate from Mumbai south Meera Sanyal to find out how political parties are trying to reach the young electorate in the city. ...
  • The Citizen Journalist Show April 13, 2014

    This week, Citizen Journalist show gets your voices of young voters from Mumbai. They speak about their aspirations and issues that affect their vote. Also, a report by young aspiring actor about his struggles in the city of dreams. ...
  • Election manifesto: BJP stole Congress's ideas, says Anand Sharma April 7, 2014

    After much anticipation, the Bharatiya Janata Paryt on Monday released its election manifesto. Leaders across the Congress are lashing out at the BJP. Congress leader Anand Sharma accused the BJP of stealing Congress's ideas. ...
  • RJD releases LS Poll manifesto, tries to woo minority voters April 6, 2014

    In an attempt to woo its traditional vote bank including the minority community and people belonging to backward and most backward castes, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) on Sunday went all out in its Lok Sabha poll manifesto promising a plethora of initiatives for them. The manifesto promises ending the contractual system...
  • Congress, BJP and Aam Aadmi Party join hands to come up with joint manifesto ahead of Lok Sabha election 2014 April 1, 2014

    Fed up with divisive politics cutting into vote share and denting their credibility among a sizeable youth vote bank, India's three main political parties on Tuesday joined hands to launch a combined manifesto that touched upon the 'real' issues that affected the 'aam aadmi', including a revised list of national...
  • Rahul Gandhi consults women Panchayat chiefs for Congress manifesto February 1, 2014

    New Delhi: As a part of the exercise to include demands and aspirations of sections of people, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Friday met women representatives of Panchayati Raj Institutions. The women pradhans provided inputs for Congress's 2014 Lok Sabha elections manifesto. Gandhi had in January, held consultations with representatives from...
  • Raman Singh's manifesto: A list of unfulfilled past promises? November 8, 2013

    Even as pre-poll surveys suggest public sentiment is with Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh for upcoming assembly elections, has all what he promised in his election manifestos been implemented by the state BJP government. Definitely, the food security policy has got him accolades with tribals recognising him as 'chawal waley baba'. But...
  • The Last Word: SC right in asking EC to regulate 'freebies' under code of conduct? July 9, 2013

    Taking a strong view against distribution of freebies by political parties and candidates, the Supreme Court has expressed the need for a law to regulate their conduct. Karan Thapar discusses with a panel of experts whether the Supreme Court is right in asking the Election Commission to bring the election...
  • Karnataka elections: Congress releases manifesto April 25, 2013

    Bangalore: The Congress on Wednesday promised interest-free loans to farmers, free laptops to pre-university students and rice at Re one per kg to BPL card holders if it came to power in Karnataka, where Assembly elections will take place on May five. Interest-free loans up to...
  • In manifesto, Musharraf pitches for peace with India April 15, 2013

    Islamabad: Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf on Monday said there would be no peace in the region without the resolution of outstanding issues with India, including the disputes over Kashmir, Siachen and Sir Creek. Listing Pakistan's internal stability and regional peace as two key elements of the foreign policy of...
  • CPI-M poll manifesto slams Congress and BJP March 16, 2009

    New Delhi: The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) has slammed the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on their economic and foreign policies. Releasing the party's election manifesto in New Delhi on Monday CPI-M General Secretary Prakash Karat claimed that the gap between the poor and the rich have widened...
  • Congress releases please-all manifesto for Rajasthan polls December 1, 2008

    Jaipur: The Congress has, in a please-all manifesto for the December 4 state assembly elections, vowed to provide a transparent and sensitive government in Rajasthan. Releasing the party's manifesto at a press conference in Jaipur on Tuesday, state Congress president C P Joshi said, "Our endeavour will be to bring peace...
  • Ananthamurthy comes up with a novel poll manifesto April 21, 2008

    Bangalore: He is neither a political ideologue nor activist, but that doesn't stop writer U R Ananthamurthy from drawing out a model election manifesto. “There is no political party which has something like an ideology. Sometimes they will just be populist and say they will give away television sets and...
  • Cong promises quota in govt jobs June 19, 2007

    New Delhi: The Congress on Saturday released its election manifesto for the upcoming Assembly polls assuring the best possible welfare measures for minority, Dalits as well as 10 per cent reservation in government jobs to economically backward upper caste people. Releasing the manifesto, UP Congress Committee President Salman Khurshid and in...