Election Manifestos
North East  /  Published 19.02.22

BJP manifesto leaves out AFSPA

The ruling BJP on Thursday released its election manifesto for Manipur, a five-year vision for growth, development and peace but the contentious Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958 — the wit...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 16.02.22

Poll promise: Horn-free hill town

A high-decibel election campaign has started in Darjeeling for the civic election but with a party’s promise of converting the tourist town into a honk-free zone. The Bharatiya Gorkha Prajatran...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

News  /  Published 15.12.21

What parties have promised to Kolkatans this KMC election

Trinamul Do away with open vats Upgrade of Jorabagan, Garia and Jai Hind water treatment plants; installation of 50 additional booster pumping stations Upgrade of markets with fire-safety arrange...
By Our Bureau in Kolkata

North East  /  Published 17.11.21

TMC unveils Agartala poll manifesto

The Trinamul Congress on Tuesday unveiled its manifesto for the Agartala Municipal Corporation polls in Tripura on November 25. Making development and safety the cornerstone of its poll plank, Trinam...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

Calcutta  /  Published 31.03.21

LGBT persons feel left out of polls

A brief mention in the party manifesto but not a single candidate in 294 seats. Members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, asexual (LGBTQIA) community on Tuesday gave a scat...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar , Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 24.03.21

Amphan: Shah, Didi trade barbs on relief

BJP sources said to speak on Amphan was a strategic choice of Shah since he was addressing a Muslim-dominated, cyclone-prone electorate. Shah’s words showed how desperate he was to make inroads ...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 23.03.21

BJP’s 10 commitments manifesto for Assam

BJP national president J P Nadda on Tuesday released the party's manifesto for Assam Assembly polls, promising to protect the political rights of people through a delimitation exercise. The party...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 17.03.21

Plea for child shelter promise in Bengal poll manifestoes

The North Bengal Child Rights Network  — a joint forum of NGOs from eight districts of the region working on child rights — has appealed to all political parties to include establishm...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

India  /  Published 13.03.21

DMK promises fuel price cut

The opposition DMK in Tamil Nadu on Saturday released its party's manifesto for the April 6 Assembly elections in the state, making a slew of promises including free computer tablets with data car...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Chennai

Opinion  /  Published 06.11.20

Elections: Promises meant to be broken

Ideally, election manifestos should be visionary frameworks that declare policy options and aims of political parties in any forthcoming electoral contest. Manifestos reflect the ideological position ...
By Anita Tagore


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