Wednesday, 28 September, 2022
TopicBJP manifesto

Topic: BJP manifesto

BJP postpones release of manifesto for UP polls in wake of Lata Mangeshkar’s demise

Swatantra Dev Singh, BJP party chief for Uttar Pradesh, says the next date for the manifesto's release will be decided soon.

Rahul Gandhi’s speech hit the BJP where it doesn’t hurt

Fighting fake news with fact check has not been a successful project and emotions can any day overwhelm the domain of truth.

Did Congress and BJP live up to their promises? Their election manifestos tell the story

From 'defence' to 'development', the Congress and BJP manifestos show which electoral promises have been translated into policies.

BJP leaves CAA out of its Assam manifesto, 2 days after promising it in Bengal

BJP’s Assam manifesto does mention ‘correction and reconciliation of entries under SC-mandated NRC’. It also promises laws against ‘love jihad’ & ‘land jihad’.

Filling vacant govt posts, clean drinking water ⁠— BJP releases its Delhi poll manifesto

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said a BJP govt in Delhi will ensure central govt schemes such as Ayushman Bharat and Kisan Samman Nidhi are implemented in the capital.

Drought-free Maharashtra, 1 crore jobs & Bharat Ratna for Savarkar in BJP’s poll manifesto

To combat drought, BJP plans to divert 167 TMC of water from west-flowing rivers to drought-hit parts of Marathwada and North Maharashtra.

Kejriwal, BSP and ‘Left liberals’: Modi govt critics who are backing Article 370 move

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal was the first opposition leader to express support for the government’s decision to act on its promise to abrogate Article 370. 

BJP manifesto provides a clue about what Nirmala Sitharaman’s first budget will look like

When Modi came to power in 2014, Arun Jaitley’s first budget reflected the BJP’s manifesto promises. Expect much the same this time.

BJP manifesto is high on output, low on outcomes, and pays little attention to policy

The manifesto shows Modi’s approach to development: Output is the number of Jan Dhan accounts opened, outcome the number of transactions taking place in them.

These are the ‘unfulfilled tasks’ for which Modi govt is asking for another 5 years

The running theme in BJP ads on TV and radio is that the party is seeking more time to “further” and “expand” its initiatives and schemes.

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The logo of the Adani Group is seen on the facade of one of its buildings on the outskirts of Ahmedabad | Reuters file photo

From ports to energy transition — Adani Group to invest over $100 billion in next decade

Speaking at Forbes Global CEO Conference in Singapore, Adani said the group intends to do more as a solar player & has earmarked 70% of the investment for the energy transition space.

Defence

Parts of Iranian made 'suicide' drone Shahed-136 after being shot down by the Ukrainian military | Reuters

All about Shahed-136, Iran’s ‘kamikaze’ drone that Russia is using to strike Ukraine

Over the past few days, Russia has hit multiple targets using these Iranian-supplied drones—including civilian structures and amenities—leading to the death of several Ukrainians.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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