Monday, 23 May, 2022
TopicCongress manifesto

Topic: Congress manifesto

Rahul Gandhi’s nation-vs-union of states speech was unnecessary. It got lost in translation

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Aid to jobless, sops to stay back in hills — what Congress will offer in Uttarakhand manifesto

Congress manifesto for Uttarakhand will be released by Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Wednesday. The state votes on 14 February.

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.

Congress to come up with separate manifestoes for all 28 seats going to bypolls in MP

The manifestoes will be smaller, around eight to 10 pages, and crop loan waiver, cheap electricity are likely to find a place in it.

Unemployment allowance, cashback schemes — Congress releases its Delhi poll manifesto

The manifesto also promises free power up to 300 units per month and is committed to spend 25 per cent budget each year on fighting pollution and improving transport facilities.

BJP swept votes of armed forces because Congress scored a self-goal in its manifesto

BJP mopped up postal votes, mostly cast by military personnel, as Congress promise to review AFSPA in aftermath of Pulwama & Balakot appears to have backfired.

Should Rahul Gandhi get rid of Leftist aides or is it still not enough to revive Congress?

Congress party media head, Rachit Seth, blamed Rahul Gandhi's "Left-leaning lieutenants" for costing the party the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

After Rahul Gandhi letter on NYAY, Congress now gets Priyanka to push scheme with message

Personalised audio messages in Hindi by Priyanka Vadra are being sent to voters in Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh & Rajasthan that vote on 29 April.

Why Indian courts shouldn’t get their hopes up with Congress promise of judicial reform

Congress’ election manifesto opens debate on much-needed reform in Indian judiciary but promises have seldom turned into government action.

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

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Golden Temple

What Akal Takht must know about harmonium and music before banishing it from Golden Temple

In an era where India’s past and ‘purity’ are constantly being dug up and debated, the humble harmonium has become the latest victim.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.