Election manifesto

Ban parties from offering loan waivers in manifestos: PIL before SC

The parties shouldn't be allowed to manipulate public funds for their motives to attract vote banks at the cost of public funds which belongs to country, it said.

published on : 17th April 2019

Let's bring accountability into election manifestos

Freelance journalist Reena Reena Mathai Luke feels that ordinary public remains unimpressed with election manifestos.

published on : 9th April 2019

Will ensure protection of Sabarimala rituals: BJP manifesto for Kerala

The BJP has come out promising to secure constitutional protection on issues related to faith and belief.

published on : 9th April 2019

Dole plus laptops to students who pass Inter: TDP

According to reliable sources in the TDP, this time, too, the party is focusing more on farmers, women and youth while giving priority to the welfare of BCs, SCs, STs and minorities.

published on : 6th April 2019

PIL against promise of Rs 1,500 to BPL families in Tamil Nadu

The petition said that contended that the announcement covering persons below BPL by AIADMK is impractical.

published on : 4th April 2019

CPI(M) vows job guarantee law

The 48-page manifesto promised to repeal the sedition law, scrap use of Aadhaar for welfare schemes, removal of RSS’ people from government posts and enactment of a law against lynching. 

published on : 29th March 2019

TDP, YSR Congress mull more sops in election manifestos to woo voters

A senior TDP leader told Express that the party’s manifesto committee headed by Yanamala Ramakrishnudu, is giving finishing touches to the document.

published on : 24th March 2019

TTV Dhinakaran wants to shut down all distilleries in Tamil Nadu

There’s no dearth of masala in the poll season. The election manifesto of TTV Dhinakaran’s AMMK promises to “immediately shut down” all liquor manufacturing units in the State.

published on : 23rd March 2019

EC bars parties from releasing manifestos in last 48 hours before polling

The commission has now made the release of election manifestos a part of the Model Code of Conduct (MCC), which is a set of rules to be followed by parties after elections are announced.

published on : 16th March 2019

CII roadmap for political parties to achieve 8 per cent growth

The CII said it has shared the manifesto with all the major political parties, national and regional, for their consideration and inclusion in their party manifesto.

published on : 11th March 2019

AP Finance Minister Yanamala Ramakrishnudu to head TDP manifesto panel

The ruling TDP has appointed the election manifesto committee under the convenorship of Finance Minister Yanamala Ramakrishnudu.

published on : 20th February 2019

BJP to elicit public opinion on poll manifesto

Speaking to TNIE, convenor of the EMC and former chief secretary IYR Krishna Rao explained that the party has identified 15 key areas for the preparation of the manifesto.

published on : 2nd February 2019

Agriculture loan waiver should not form part of poll promises: Raghuram Rajan

Rajan, who was RBI governor for three years till September 2016, is currently teaching at the Chicago Booth School of Business.

published on : 14th December 2018

Dalit rights body seeks changes in poll manifestos

The National Campaign on Dalit Human Rights (NCDHR) on Monday demanded that political parties adopt agendas of Dalit welfare in their manifestos, ahead of the 2019 elections.

published on : 11th December 2018

Inform about steps taken on manifestos in Telangana: High Court to EC

The bench was dealing with a PIL seeking directions to the poll panel to make political parties accountable. 

published on : 13th November 2018
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