Monday, 4 July, 2022
TopicBJP manifesto

Topic: BJP manifesto

BJP’s Rs 100 lakh crore infrastructure dream only possible with pvt help, financial reform

Modi govt has spent Rs 19.3 lakh crore in 5 years on infrastructure. To meet the manifesto promise, it would need to spend over 5 times that amount per year.

India thinks its superpower status is at stake in these elections

Many in India seem to believe that a few more highways & a few tax concessions are enough to replicate China’s path to power and affluence.

With just 1,400 diplomats, India’s foreign influence is severely limited

The lack of an adequate number of diplomats is a modern-day crisis, but its origins lie in colonial times.

BJP’s unfulfilled promise of ‘achhe din’ and the politics of populism

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BJP manifesto the voice of an isolated man, says Rahul Gandhi in a dig at PM Modi

Congress president Rahul Gandhi said his party's manifesto was created through discussion with million of Indians, unlike the BJP manifesto.

Advani, Joshi were missing from BJP manifesto release event because they weren’t invited

Party president Amit Shah met both leaders late Monday but ThePrint has learnt that both were not invited to the unveiling of the manifesto.

Not just J&K, South Asia will burn if Article 370 is removed, warns Mehbooba Mufti

The PDP chief warned BJP to "stop playing with fire", saying there would be no Jammu and Kashmir or India left if Article 370 was abrogated.

In photos: BJP launches Lok Sabha elections manifesto, promises a ‘New India’ by 2022

In its manifesto, the ruling BJP has promised to take India to new heights by focusing on national security, lowering taxes, and reducing poverty in the next five years.

Shiv Sena welcomes call for Ram Mandir and Uniform Civil Code in BJP manifesto

The BJP manifesto met with a split verdict in Maharashtra where NCP has slammed it for being a 'jhumla'.

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Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.


Indian Naval Air Squadron INAS 324 commissioned at Visakhapatnam | Twitter | @PBNS_India

India’s Eastern Seaboard gets its first naval air squadron INAS 324

With INAS 324, the Indian Navy's Eastern Seaboard will now operate a naval air squadron with HAL’s indigenously built Advanced Light Helicopter.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.