Friday, 27 May, 2022

Topic: Manifesto

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-NCP manifesto promises jobs for Maharashtra residents, preservation of Marathi

Manifesto addresses farmers’ concerns and promises environment conservation. It also talks of protecting Mumbai’s salt lands and stopping coastal pollution.

BJP & Congress manifestos offer a security policy high on emotions, low on substance

The Congress manifesto, while marred by flaws, is more positive, specific and action-oriented on national security than the BJP's.

Research shows it makes sense for Narendra Modi & BJP to focus on national security in 2019

Congress in the post-Indira Gandhi years gave away its position to BJP on the national security question.

These are the winners & losers of the BJP and Congress election manifestos

Infrastructure, manufacturers, farmers & the poor stand to gain irrespective of who wins. Loan defaulters will be biggest losers.

From Modi’s Eleven in 2014 to only NaMo in 2019, the Modi-fication of BJP is now complete

As BJP goes into 2019 polls, one man leads the army. Everyone else is a lieutenant, far diminished in stature in comparison to PM Modi.

BJP’s last-minute release of manifesto betrays its contempt for voters

Election Commission will do well to mandate that all parties release their manifestos on the same day & much before elections.

RJD promises reservation, caste-based census in its manifesto

The Rashtriya Janata Dal released its manifesto 'Pratibadhta Patra', promising reservation for SCs, STs, EBC and OBCs in private sector and higher judiciary.

Is BJP manifesto strong enough to make voters bring back Narendra Modi in May 2019?

The BJP’s manifesto, Sankalp Patra, for 2019 Lok Sabha election puts terrorism and national security as PM Narendra Modi’s topmost priority in a re-election bid.

What matters more to Indian voters in elections: campaign slogans or party manifestos?

As slogans like ‘Main bhi chowkidar’ and ‘Chowkidar chor hai’ occupy voters' mindspace, the Congress' Tuesday released its ambitious manifesto, which PM Modi called a 'deception document'.

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Gautam Adani’s food venture Adani Wilmar is best-performing IPO in Asia

The food company has almost tripled since its debut and outperformed 121 Asian initial public offerings worth over $100 million this year.


Representative image of Indian Army personnel | Commons

Army accuses Pakistan of ‘deceit under garb of LoC ceasefire’ as infiltration bid is foiled

Three terrorists were killed Thursday while they were attempting an infiltration into J&K's Keran sector from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.

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.