MANIFESTO

  • British PM David Cameron releases manifesto for Conservative party April 15, 2015

    With less than a month to go for elections in Britain, Prime Minister David Cameron has released the manifesto for the Conservative party. He stressed on the importance of national security in the upcoming vote. He said, "There are difficult choices you have to make. And I think people deserve...
  • Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal re-launches anti-corruption helpline April 5, 2015

    New Delhi: On the 50th day of the Aam Aadmi party government, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal re-launched the anti-corruption helpline in the national capital. A dedicated helpline for reporting cases of corruption was one of the major promises made by AAP in its manifesto. Volunteers have been trained to...
  • Low water, power tariff very soon, free Wi-Fi likely by year-end: CM Kejriwal February 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said his government will very soon make an announcement on reducing water and electricity tariff while free Wi-Fi may be activated by year-end. "People are expecting a lot on water, power and Wi-Fi. We have prepared a blue print on water and...
  • If need be, Kejriwal and I will beg for development of Delhi: Manish Sisodia February 13, 2015

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Manish Sisodia said on Friday that the party's chief minister-designate Arvind Kejriwal and he will beg before the public for funds to building infrastructure of Delhi and if need arises, they will cut the salary of the ministers. Talking to CNN-IBN, Sisodia said they...
  • Will strive to complete every promise on AAP manifesto: Gul Panag February 10, 2015

    AAP leaders Gul Panag and Raghav Chadha congratulated all AAP volunteers for their historic win in the Delhi elections. "Will strive to complete every promise on AAP manifesto. We have a well written and well thought through maifesto, said Gul Panag. ...
  • Delhi elections: BJP asks Aam Aadmi Party to fulfil promises made in manifesto February 10, 2015

    New Delhi: With Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) having registered a stunning victory in the Delhi Assembly elections, the party will now have to hit the ground running to fulfil the promises made in its manifesto. Many of the promises made by the party and its chief minister-designate Arvind Kejriwal are...
  • Delhi Assembly elections: Comparative view of AAP, Congress manifestos; BJP's vision document February 3, 2015

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Congress have released their manifestos for Delhi Assembly elections while the BJP came out with its vision document instead of a manifesto. The BJP's vision document was released on Tuesday, just four days before elections while the Congress released its second manifesto...
  • Delhi elections: Will slash electricity tariff by 50 per cent, says Arvind Kejriwal January 31, 2015

    The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday released its manifesto, outlining its goals and mission for Delhi, ahead of the February 7 polls in Delhi. Party chief Arvind Kejriwal said, "We will cut electricity tariff by 50 per cent." ...
  • AAP manifesto woos Delhi with focus on women's safety, development, water, power supply January 31, 2015

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday released its manifesto, outlining its goals and mission for Delhi, ahead of the February 7 polls in Delhi. In a press conference held at the Constitutional Club at New Delhi, Yogendra Yadav walked the media through the details of the manifesto. The...
  • AAP manifesto to highlight affordable housing, education schemes January 28, 2015

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party, in its soon-to-be released manifesto, is going all-out to woo the poor and the middle class by focusing on affordable housing, education and employment with the slogan "big change without big spending". On the housing front, the party said it will redevelop around "200 acre...
  • Congress manifesto promises full statehood for Delhi, cheap electricity, better security January 23, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi will become a full fledged state, its residents will have cheap electricity and better security according to the Congress election manifesto released on Friday. Renewing its demand for full statehood "for effective governance without any shackles" in Delhi, the Congress is the first party to release the...
  • Delhi elections: Congress releases manifesto, promises reforms in power, water reforms January 23, 2015

    New Delhi: The Congress released its manifesto for Delhi Assembly elections on Friday, promising reforms in the power and water sectors. The Congress has promised to provide electricity at the rate of Rs 1.50 per unit. Women's security is another key promise made by the party. Congress' Election Campaign Committee chief and...
  • BJP to consult youths, RWAs for drawing up Delhi poll manifesto November 28, 2014

    New Delhi: BJP has decided to include the demands of youths and traders and RWAs of unauthorised colonies and slums representatives in its manifesto for fresh Assembly polls in Delhi. A meeting of senior BJP leaders was held on Friday to prepare a blueprint of its election manifesto. "We have decided to...
  • With no clarity on Article 370, BJP delays release of J&K poll manifesto November 24, 2014

    Srinagar: With just a day to go for the first phase of polls for Jammu and Kashmir, there is still no clarity within the Bharatiya Janata Party on Article 370 which has delayed releasing of its manifesto. Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that there should be a debate on Article 370....
  • J&K elections: Election Commission stops release of PDP poll manifesto November 24, 2014

    Jammu: In an overnight decision, the Election Commission has restrained the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from releasing its election manifesto on Monday. In a communication addressed to the PDP, the state's chief electoral officer (CEO) said that since campaigning for the first phase of the state assembly elections ended on Sunday...
  • JMM red-faced as manifesto gives Jharkhand domicile issue a miss, party to release it again November 13, 2014

    Ranchi: Jharkhand was carved out of Bihar after a long struggle with the tribal population alleging discrimination from Patna. One of the main agenda of the parties championing the cause of Jharkhand was the domicile issue which has been a hot potato for every political party as no one has...
  • 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...