BJP releases its manifesto titled "Sankalp Patra".
Farmers Welfare, Citizenship Bill, Ram Mandir, Uniform Civil Code and a zero-tolerance policy towards terrorism are some of the big promises made by the BJP in its 2019 manifesto 'Sankalp Patra', Union minister Rajnath Singh has announced.
The Bharatiya Janata Party releases its manifesto for the Lok Sabha elections. The release comes a day after Senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley unveiled the campaign themes and other materials of the party's election campaign, with "Phir ek baar, Modi sarkar (Modi government, once more)" as the tag line.
BJP president Amit Shah is expected to meet upset party seniors LK Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi later in the day, said sources. The meeting is aimed at bringing the veterans back on board at a time the opposition has attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Amit shah for benching "their gurus".
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Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala Hits Out At BJP
Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala says, "This is not a 'Sankalp Patra', this is a jhansa patra (a deluded manifesto). The government has been blaming others for its failures because it has not been deliver its promises.
Yogi Adityanath in Bijor Rally
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is addressing a rally in Uttar Pradesh's Bijor district.
TMC Chief Mamata Banerjee Hits Out At BJP's Manifesto Promise
The West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee hits out at the BJP's manifesto promise to implement the contentious Citizenship Amendment Bill. "Don't believe the Citizenship Amendment Bill, I have read it. You will not have a voter card or surety of a job".
Priya Dutt Files Nomination
NCP-Congress candidate Priya Dutt files her nomination from Mumbai Northwest constituency. She is accompanied by her brother actor Sanjay Dutt.
People Sitting In Delhi AC Offices Cannot Decide On Poverty
The Prime Minister highlights the manifesto promise for a separate "Jal Shakti Ministry". "Nal se jal (water from taps) will be worked on," he says.
We have to address a number of issues to bridge the gap between north and south India. We have to make development a people's movement. You can see how Swatch bharat had helped address the issue of cleanliness.
People sitting in Delhi AC offices cannot decide on poverty. Special attention is being given to Empowerment of citizen, and empowerment of poor. We have largely been successful in checking corruption. We have increased accountability. Technology has also played it part.
By 2022, India completes 75 years. The 21st century belongs to Asia. Shouldn't India be leading this?
Work pending since 50 years, Now completed, Says PM Modi
We have planned multi-layer process to include all sections of the society. Multi-dimensional process has been decided to help fulfill our promises. Work which was not completed in the 50 years, was completed in 5 years under the BJP government.
PM Modi Thanks People For Co-operation
I thank all of you for the co-operation in these 5 years. It is natural that every party will bring manifesto for the elections. But Rajnath ji has spent 2-3 months for our manifesto. Probably, this is for the first time, that the manifesto is based on a govt that will continue to remain in power. We have got time bound promises for the country. We have decided to move ahead with one mission, one direction for the country.
The Image Of Our Country Has Improved Under PM Modi, Says Sushma Swaraj
When I tell world leaders that we opened 330 million new accounts as part under our financial schemes, then they get shocked. 134 km of rads are being built in a day. 127 mobile factories have been set up in the country as against 2 before.
The image of our country has vastly improved under Modi government. PM Modi has revived 5 major awards. Saudi Arabia, UAE and Palestine have honoured PM will their highest awards.
Our major achievement is the OIC invite, despite Pakistan objections.
Our opposition used to criticise PM Modi's foreign visits. I tell them that India has been successful in building relations with other countries. PM Modi has helped build a strong relationship with the Arab world.
I request you all to compare our vision document with that of others. The opposition parties only care about a section of people, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is for all. Congress President Rahul Gandhi does not know the pulse of the people.
Inflation Has Been The Lowest In Last 5 Years
Our new terror policy of striking terror in its root has received global support. In the first 5 years, India was one of the fastest growing economies in the words, our inflation has been lowest than what our previous government left.
We Have A Government Which Delivers, Says Arun Jaitley
We have been a highly performing govt which has fulfilled the 2014 manifesto. This manifesto has not been prepared with a tukde-tukde mindset. Those who have delivered in the past have a credibility to deliver in the future. We have a government which delivers. Our new security doctrine has made India among the most powerful nations in the world.
Small Farmers To Get Pension After 60 Years
All farmers will provided benefit of related schemes. Small farmers will be provided pension after 60 years.
By 2014, we will help build Naya Bharat, when our country completes 75 years
- Farmers income will be doubled
- All projects will be completed
- Land records will be digitalised
- Seat quotas will be increased in engineering, management, law colleges
- All houses will be provided electricity
- LPG cylinders will be provided to villagers
- All houses will be provided toilets, clean drinking water will be provided for all
- Length of national highways will be doubled
Will Facilitate Construction Of Ram Temple, says Rajnath Singh
"We reiterate our stand to explore all possibilities within the framework of the Constitution to facilitate the construction of a Ram Temple in Ayodhya. We will try to settle the case in a peaceful manner and ensure it is built.
Sankalp Patra Was Prepared After Taking Suggestions From People, Says Rajnath Singh
The sankalp patra is being presented as a vision document to 130 crore Indians. The document was prepared after taking suggestions from various people. Our image has improved internationally. We are now aiming to be among the top 3 counties in the world. People of the country see hope in PM Modi. We have been successful in setting up a responsible, sensitive government.
Political parties have made large number of promises in their manifestos, creating a crisis of credibility. We have taken this crisis of credibility as a challenge, and have largely been able to overcome it.
BJP Releases 'Sankalp Patra' With 75 Promises
India Developed In 5 Years Under PM Modi, Says Amit Shah
"In last five years, BJP-led Modi government has been a successful government with a host of achievements," Amit Shah says adding that basic amenities have been made available to the common man. In 5 years, Modi govt has taken 50 major decisions for the betterment of the country. From 2014-19, our govt has transformed the country.
BJP Government Has Curbed Corruption., Says Amit Shah
I am here to talk about the Sankalp Patra released in 2014. In 2014, the people of the country gave us a masive mandate and PM Modi became the PM. Despite a massive mandate on our own, we made an NDA govt in 2014.
Narendra Modi And Amit Shah On Stage
Narendra Modi and Amit Shah are now seated on the stage for the launch of the BJP manifesto at the party's headquarters.
PM Narendra Modi, Amit Shah At BJP Headquarters In Delhi
PM Modi arrives at the BJP headquarters in Delhi, minutes ahead of the party's manifesto launch. He is received by party chief Amit Shah.
Priya Dutt Along With Sanjay Dutt Arrives At Bandra Collector Office To File Her Nomination
Congress' Jaiveer Shergill said, "Instead of launching a 'Sankalp Patr' (manifesto), BJP should launch a 'Maafi Patr' for injecting a lethal injection of unemployment, farmers suicide, closing of businesses and putting youth towards Pakoda employment."
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Amit Shah To Meet BJP Veteran Leaders Before Manifesto Release
Bharatiya Janata Party chief Amit Shah will meet veteran leaders of the party ahead of manifesto release. The BJP will release its manifesto, described by the BJP as its "sankalp patra", today for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. Top party leaders, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi and its chief Amit Shah, will be present at the launch.
Rashtriya Janata Dal Releases Party Manifesto
Rashtriya Janata Dal released its party manifesto for 2019 Lok Sabha polls in Patna. RJD leader Tejaswi Yadav, son of party chief Lalu Prasad Yadav, released the party's manifesto. The manifesto, promised vacant posts in government jobs to be filled.
''Ab Hoga Nyay'' Congress Launched Lok Sabha Campaign With Song
The Congress formally launched its campaign for the Lok Sabha elections with a song and a slogan -- ''Ab Hoga Nyay'' - a spin not only on its promise of a flagship Basic Minimum Income Scheme Nyay, but also an assertion that the country is being subjected to "anyaya" or injustice under the BJP-rule. Announcing that the Congress campaign will be built around the concept of ''nyay'' (justice), senior Congress leader Anand Sharma said, "People talk on the non-performance, non-deliverance of the BJP government for the last five years. Betrayal, false promises and justice has been denied to the poor".
Chidambaram Says Plans On To "Raid" His Homes
Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram alleged that the government was planning Income Tax raids at his homes in a bid to cripple the Lok Sabha election campaign. He said the people of the country were watching and would give a befitting reply in this election. "I have been told that the I-T Department has plans to raid my residence in Sivaganga constituency and in Chennai. We will welcome the search party," he said on Twitter.
First Joint Campaign Rally In Uttar Pradesh
The SP-BSP alliance in Uttar Pradesh held its first joint campaign rally for the coming Lok Sabha elections in Deoband, Uttar Pradesh. Mayawati, Akhilesh Yadav and Ajit Singh attacked Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party. They said the two parties were not very different from each other.
Mamata Banerjee To Address Rally In Cooch Behar Today
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is slated to address an election rally in Cooch Behar today
BJP To Release Party Manifesto Today
The Bharatiya Janata Party is all set to release its party manifesto for the upcoming general elections today, that are scheduled to begin from April 11. Issues of development and national security are said to be the BJP's key highlights. Top party leaders, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party chief Amit Shah will be present at the launch of the manifesto, described by the BJP as its "sankalp patra".
Congress To Start Poll Campaign Today
The Congress will be starting its electoral campaign today in western Uttar Pradesh with three public meetings in Bijnor, Saharanpur and Shamli.