BJP to have public discourse on Maharashtra election manifesto

BJP will hold Loksamvad (public discourse) across the state, in which prominent party leaders, senior members and MPs would interact with people to know about their 'aspirations and expectations' before preparing the party's manifesto for October 15 Maharashtra Assembly polls.

President`s address rehash of BJP manifesto: CPI(M)

CPI(M) attacked the government over the President`s address to the Joint Session of Parliament, describing it as compilation of election slogans and rehash of BJP manifesto.

Amarinder`s `clean chit` to Tytler is shocking: Badal

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Saturday described as "shocking" the reported "clean chit" given by Congress leader Amarinder Singh to Jagdish Tytler, one of the accused in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, during a TV interview.

BJP wants to unite industrialists and ignore farmers, poor: Akhilesh Yadav

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, on Monday criticised election manifesto released by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), saying it ignored poor and favoured industrialists only.

No one reads manifesto, leader`s intention important: Paswan

Even as the BJP goes ballistic over its manifesto, its ally LJP said nobody reads manifesto seriously as voters are influenced by "niyat" (intention) of its leader.

BJP manifesto is a hastily prepared "high school essay": Jairam Ramesh

Jairam Ramesh on Monday said BJP`s manifesto is a hastily prepared "high school essay" prepared by "lifting" some of the portions from his own speeches and writings.

Mayawati seeks action against BJP for releasing manifesto on poll day

Former Uttar Pradesh chief minister and BSP president Mayawati has asked the Election Commission to take "stern action" against BJP for releasing its manifesto on the day of first phase of Lok Sabha election.

Arvind Kejriwal questions telecasting of BJP manifesto

Aam Aadmi Party`s chief Arvind Kejriwal has questioned the telecasting of BJP manifesto by some channels on Monday despite Election Commission`s ban.

BJP manifesto comes under attack for `Hindutva agenda`

Political parties on Monday slammed BJP`S manifesto especially over inclusion of Ram temple and other `Hindutva` issues, saying it was only aimed at hoodwinking voters.

BJP candidate against A Raja in Nilgiris disqualified

S Gurumurthy, BJP candidate against A Raja from Nilgiris was disqualified by Election Comission for lack of documents.

CPI(M) slams BJP`s 2014 Lok Sabha manifesto

CPI(M) Monday hit out at the BJP for highlighting its "hardcore Hindutva" agenda and opening up the economy to foreign capital and big business in the manifesto, saying the divide between the `shining and suffering` India would sharply widen under this party.

Amarinder questions Badal, Jaitley on contentious issues in BJP manifesto

Senior Congress leader and party candidate from Amritsar Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday asked Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal to clarify his stand on three crucial and contentious issues in the just released BJP election manifesto.

BJP manifesto builds on Modi`s `India First` mantra; promises economic revival, Ram Temple

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP ) released its manifesto for the 2014 Lok Sabha polls on Monday. As expected the document has a strong imprint of party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi`s vision for the country.

Congress complains to EC over timing of BJP manifesto release

Shortly after the BJP released its 2014 Lok Sabha manifesto, which promises to end policy paralysis, corruption and tax terrorism, the ruling Congress on Monday lodged a formal complaint to the Election Commission over the timing of its release.

Highlights of the BJP manifesto 2014

Here are the highlights of the BJP manifesto for General Elections 2014, released on Monday.

BJP manifesto to focus on improving economy, ending slowdown

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) manifesto that is to be released on Monday will, among other issues, focus on improving India`s economy and infrastructure and fighting corruption, party sources said.

BJP manifesto blackout in areas voting today

In a boost to the Bharatiya Janata Party`s plans of releasing its manifesto on April 7 – day when first phase of polling takes place – the Election Commission on Sunday made it clear that there is no bar on a party to release its manifesto on a poll day, but it cannot be publicised or telecast in areas where elections are being held.

BJP`s manifesto release on April 7 will amount to MCC violation: EC

The BJP may land in trouble if it releases its election manifesto April 7 as it will be in violation of the model code of conduct, Election Commissioner HS Brahma said here Saturday.

Gogoi terms BJP manifesto for Assam hollow

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Friday hit out at the BJP for making "tall and hollow promises" in its election manifesto for Assam, which he termed "a repetition of promises made in the past and forgotten when the party was in power".

Tough choices force BJP to delay manifesto

General Elections 2014 will begin with voting in two states on April 7. If opinion polls are any indicator then Narendra Modi-led BJP is expected to win big and possibly form the next government at the Centre.