Last Updated: Monday, August 12, 2013, 16:22
Major political parties barring the Bahujan Samaj Party on Monday opposed any restriction on them in announcing freebies in election manifestos.
Last Updated: Monday, August 12, 2013, 14:27
As meeting will be held between Election Commission and representatives of political parties over promise of freebies to voters in election manifestos, politicians say there is nothing wrong with it.
Last Updated: Friday, July 05, 2013, 12:15
The Supreme Court on Friday ruled that promises made by them in their manifestoes to give freebies do not amount to corruption.
Last Updated: Friday, July 05, 2013, 00:23
SC Friday is expected to pronounce its judgment on case against freebies distributed by previous DMK govt and current AIADMK govt in Tamil Nadu.
Last Updated: Wednesday, January 18, 2012, 16:25
Boys from class six and above would now get full-pants
instead of half pants, while girls will be given `salwar
Last Updated: Monday, June 13, 2011, 11:51
Tamil Nadu CM J Jayalalithaa`s promised poll freebies are to roll out from September, but her plan could hit a roadblock with the apex court set to decide on a plea challenging such schemes.
Last Updated: Saturday, March 26, 2011, 17:44
Coming down heavily against promise
of freebies by DMK and AIADMK for the April 13 Tamil Nadu assembly polls, BJP assured the people it would provide
an "honest" and "transparent" government if voted to power.
Last Updated: Friday, March 25, 2011, 23:03
Promise of providing freebies
like mixies and laptops to the people by political parties in
Tamil Nadu is a "disturbing" trend, Chief Election
Commissioner S Y Quraishi said here on Friday.
Last Updated: Monday, March 21, 2011, 15:58
Freebies like TVs and grinder-mixers given to the poor by the government are similar to tax exemptions to the rich and corporates, PMK leader S Ramadoss said here on Monday.
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