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Pollution in Yamuna or Ganga do not figure in the manifestos of the capital’s three major political parties nor does any focused plan on addressing the crisis of rivers.

Despite having its roots in Delhi, Aam Aadmi Party doesn’t talk about its plans for the extremely polluted Yamuna. With little progress made on the Ganga and Yamuna action plans, the Congress merely aims to “clean rivers on a large scale”. The BJP, meanwhile, continues to pitch its controversial pet project—interlinking of rivers. Environmentalists say little thought has gone into addressing urgent ecological concerns like the state of rivers or their position on dams.

Seeking to revive projects conceived during former Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee’s tenure, the BJP in its manifesto promised to work for interlinking of rivers and revival of agriculture.

Congress harps on benefits from FDI in retail

For Punjab's sagging agrarian economy, here is some good news. The meek voices of the farmers, agri economists and farmer unions seem to have been heard by at least two of the main political parties in the state which are now promising to ensure 50 per cent profit over cost of production to the farmers.

Sunny side up. That’s how the BJP plans to serve its menu to satisfy India’s hunger for energy, along with incentives for ramping up domestic production of coal, oil and gas.

Panaji: Mining belt in North Goa, which was once buzzing with activity, seems impervious to the high-octane election campaign steered by BJP and Congress as people are more concerned about resumpti

A BJP government will introduce ‘sanitation ratings’ where cities and towns will be ranked on the basis of their sanitation and cleanliness and the best performers rewarded, the party manifesto rel

Though the manifesto focussed on economy, ending policy paralysis and curbing corruption, contentious issues like Ram temple, abrogation of Art 370, enactment of Uniform Civil Code have been included

Giving high priority to revival of growth and job creation, the Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday promised to contain inflation, pursue tax reforms and promote foreign investments but said no to FDI in multi-brand retail.

Inflation, Ram Mandir, Kashmir feature in its manifesto

The Bhartiya Janta Party today released its manifesto for the Lok Sabha polls with the pledge of 'Ek Bharat - Shresth Bharat'. The party said its focus will be on economic growth, employment, e-governance, boosting tourism and simplification of tax regime among other things. Here are some of the top highlights

This 52-page Election Manifesto 2014 was released by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today. Promises to put sustainability and inclusive growth at the centre of all thoughts and actions and take Climate Change mitigation
initiatives with all seriousness and work with the global community and institutions in this regard.

If BJP comes to power, the first thing we will demand from the government is to give the status of full statehood to Delhi, said Delhi BJP chief Harsh Vardhan.

Hoping to wrest seven Lok Sabha seats in national capital, BJP on Wednesday made an array of promises like granting full statehood, reducing power tariff by 30 percent and controlling price rise within one month if voted to power, in its first ‘Delhi-specific’ manifesto ahead of general elections.