Congress on Thursday released its manifesto for the Maharashtra assembly polls, promising increased income limit for beneficiaries of a health scheme from Rs 1.5 lakh to Rs 2.5 lakh, besides police stations for women as well as elimination of manual scavenging in the state.
Congress, seeking a third term in a row in Haryana, on Wednesday released its election manifesto for the October 15 polls, attempting to woo farmers and other sections, even as Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda promised to put the state on higher growth trajectory.
Promising CBI probe into mining, chitfund and other scams in Odisha, Congress today said it would review all MoUs signed by BJD government in the state in last 10 years, provide pucca houses to landless and allowance to unemployed youths if voted to power.
Ignored by the party high-command in the candidates selection process for the May five Assembly elections in Karnataka, former chief minister SM Krishna skipped the manifesto-release event of the party on Wednesday.
Terming Chief Minister Narendra Modi`s claims of impressive development as `blatant lies` and `misleading`, the Congress on Tuesday released its poll manifesto promising `real development along with safety` if it is voted to power in the upcoming assembly elections.
The promise of 9 per cent
reservation for backward Muslims in Uttar Pradesh may not be
explicit in the Congress manifesto being released on Tuesday but
the party will give unmistakable signal in that regard.
The peace process initiated by Cong govt in Assam will be taken ahead and the elusive ULFA commander-in-chief Paresh Baruah will be pursuaded to come to the negotiating table, the party`s manifesto for the assembly polls said.