MANIFESTO

  • Maharashtra polls: Congress releases manifesto, promises Rs 500 cr drought fund October 2, 2014

    Mumbai: The Congress on Thursday released its manifesto for the Maharashtra assembly polls, promising increased income limit for beneficiaries of a health scheme from Rs 1.5 lakh to Rs 2.5 lakh, besides police stations for women as well as elimination of manual scavenging in the state. Releasing the manifesto which was...
  • Haryana polls: BJP releases manifesto, promises foodgrain at Re 1 per kg October 2, 2014

    Chandigarh: The BJP in Haryana has promised foodgrain at Re 1 per kg for BPL families, free treatment to the poor and stipend for unemployed youths in its election manifesto, which it released on Thursday hoping to come to power on its own for the first time in the state. The...
  • Congress releases manifesto in Haryana; woos farmers, promises growth October 1, 2014

    Chandigarh: Congress, seeking a third term in a row in Haryana, on Wednesday released its election manifesto for the October 15 polls, attempting to woo farmers and other sections, even as Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda promised to put the state on higher growth trajectory. Seeking mandate in the name of...
  • Government is entitled to try the new system: Ram Jethmalani July 29, 2014

    In an interview with CNNIBN, lawyer Ram Jethmalani talks about the collegium system. He says that the government wants a new system and is entitled to try this new system out. He points out the fact that the present government had made a promise in its manifesto. Thus, its justified...
  • From Ganga to Parliament, will cleanse it all, says AAP in Varanasi manifesto May 1, 2014

    Varanasi: The Aam Aadmi Party on Thursday released its manifesto for Varanasi, the constituency where its chief Arvind Kejriwal is challenging BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. From 'Ganga' to 'Parliament', AAP promises to cleanse it all in its poll manifesto. "It is Varanasi that would decide the course...
  • BJP slams Congress for sub manifesto promising OBC quota to Muslims April 25, 2014

    New Delhi: The Congress has stirred a hornet's nest by releasing a sub manifesto which has promised OBC quota to Muslims. The Congress released an additional manifesto on "empowerment of minorities" promising a quota of 4.5 per cent for backward Muslims in the existing other backward caste reservations. The BJP has...
  • What the BJP and Congress manifestos really promise and don't April 21, 2014

    The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) released its manifesto, much to the displeasure of the Election Commission, on the first day of the 2014 Indian general elections (April 7). Both the BJP and the Congress, which released its manifesto last month (March 26) have emphasized systemic reforms in their manifestos. After analysing...
  • CJ Youngistan: Are political parties ignoring the rights of transgenders? April 21, 2014

    With no mention of section 377 in poll manifestos, transgenders feel that their rights are being ignored by the country's top political parties. ...
  • LS polls: Congress promises free TVs, laptops in Seemandhra April 18, 2014

    Hyderabad: The Congress has promised free television sets along with dish connection for poor and free laptops for students of government colleges, in its manifesto for Seemandhra released on Friday. The Congress, which is facing a testing time in Seemandhra in view of bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, promised freebies for different...
  • 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. ...
  • Congress releases poll manifesto for Telangana April 12, 2014

    Congress on Saturday released its election manifesto for Telangana, promising socially-inclusive growth with focus on jobs and social justice and a three-pronged approach for building the new state. The manifesto, released in Hyderabad this afternoon by Union Minister Jairam Ramesh, looked largely like a replica of the manifestos of rival parties. Congress...
  • JDS manifesto vows to safeguard Karnataka interests April 11, 2014

    Bangalore: The Janata Dal (Secular) manifesto on Friday promised new inter-state river water and rural India policies and vowed to protect Karnataka's interests which the national parties had "totally failed" to safeguard. The manifesto said elected representatives of Congress and BJP have become "mute spectators" and not taken any action in...
  • AAP unveils Mumbai manifesto, vows to decriminalise gay sex April 10, 2014

    Mumbai: Decriminalisation of gay sex by repealing section 377 of IPC, bringing more women officers in police force and "zero tolerance" towards crimes against women are some of the promises made by Aam Aadmi Party which on Thursday unveiled its Mumbai-centric "sankalp patra". "Mumbai is special(in itself),"activist-turned-politician and AAP's candidate from...
  • Jairam Ramesh to release Congress manifesto for Telangana April 10, 2014

    Union Minister Jairam Ramesh is set to release the Congress party's election manifesto for Telangana at an event in Hyderabad on April 12. The manifesto would be released at Gandhi Bhavan, the state Congress headquarters, at 11 am, Telangana region's Congress president Ponnala Lakshmaiah told reporters today. A key member of the...
  • BJP's 'poisonous thoughts' reflects majoritarian politics, says Chidambaram April 8, 2014

    Finance Minister P Chidambaram accused the BJP of deliberately attempting to polarise voters by raking up "poisonous and divisive" issues like Ram Temple in Ayodhya to consolidate its vote bank without bothering about those who will not vote for them. Addressing a press conference in Madurai, he said what was of...
  • LS polls: BJP releases manifesto, says will on development April 7, 2014

    The Bharatiya Janata Party raleased its 2014 election manifesto on April 7, the day voting began for the 16th Lok Sabha. The manifesto says there should be a clear roadmap for dealing with national security issues. ...
  • India's 'no first use' nuclear policy may change under BJP-led NDA rule April 7, 2014

    New Delhi: The opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), widely tipped to form the next government, pledged on Monday to revise India's nuclear doctrine, whose central principle is that New Delhi would not be first to use atomic weapons in a conflict. Unveiling its election manifesto, the party gave no details, but...
  • BJP's manifesto: Does it signal emergence of a new BJP under Modi? April 7, 2014

    The Bharatiya Janata Party raleased its 2014 election manifesto on April 7, the day voting began for the 16th Lok Sabha. The BJP manifesto pledges 'Ek Bharat, Shreshta Bharat - Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas' (One India, Best India - Unity and Development for everyone). ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai April 7, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Huge turnout on first poll phase in Assam, Tripura April 7, 2014

    An estimated 72 per cent of the 64.4 lakh voters exercised their franchise peacefully in five Lok Sabha constituencies in Assam sealing the electoral fate of 51 contestants, including two union ministers in the first phase. ...
  • Won't do anything for myself or out of ill intent as PM: Narendra Modi April 7, 2014

    New Delhi: After weeks of frantic parleys the BJP finally released its 2014 Lok Sabha election manifesto on Monday. After the manifesto was released BJP prime ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi vowed that he would not do anything for himself after becoming the Prime Minister. "The party has...
  • A Billion Votes: BJP releases manifesto, puts growth above Ram Mandir April 7, 2014

    The Bharatiya Janata Party raleased its 2014 election manifesto on April 7, the day voting began for the 16th Lok Sabha. The BJP manifesto pledges 'Ek Bharat, Shreshta Bharat - Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas' (One India, Best India - Unity and Development for everyone). ...
  • India Inc wants BJP to reconsider stand on FDI in retail April 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Dismayed by the BJP's decision to say no to FDI in multi-brand retail in its election manifesto, India Inc has urged the party to reconsider its stand, saying the move may send a wrong signal to overseas investors. However, industry bodies have welcomed other promises made in the manifesto...
  • LS polls: BJP promises growth & investment, but no to FDI in retail April 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Describing the UPA's 10-year rule as "decade of decay", BJP today promised to restore investor confidence by promoting growth, checking inflation, pushing tax reforms and encouraging foreign investments, but said no to FDI in multibrand retail. The BJP manifesto, released in the presence of its top leaders, also proposes...
  • BJP manifesto takes the people of India for granted: Congress April 7, 2014

    The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday released its manifesto for the 2014 elections. The party has been slammed for releasing the document on the day elections began. ...
  • 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. ...
  • BJP united on manifesto, its release violates no law: MM Joshi April 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader and chairman of the party's manifesto drafting committee Murli Manohar Joshi brushed aside all criticism of the document and said that this was the best BJP manifesto ever. Refuting the charge that releasing of the manifesto was a violation of the model code...
  • Election manifestos: BJP, Congress and AAP's stand on key issues April 7, 2014

    The Bharatiya Janata Party raleased its 2014 election manifesto on April 7, the day voting began for the 16th Lok Sabha. The Congress had already come out with the document on March 26 while the Aam Aadmi Party, which has generated a lot of curiosity by its unorthodox methods, had...
  • Hindutva agenda intact in BJP manifesto: Prakash Karat April 7, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: CPI(M) General Secretary Prakash Karat has said that the Hindutva agendas remain intact in the BJP manifesto, like building the Ram Temple, implementation of uniform civil code and Article 370. The selection of Narendra Modi's s seat from Varanasi shows that the Hindutva agenda is in the forefront as...