In 1999, it was only when the NDA was able to break away parties from other groupings and draw them on its side.
Maharashtra verdict is snub to parochial politics. Regional parties need a new plan.
BJP’s success shows that there is no alternative to Congress-style politics. Or that it is yet to emerge.
BJP leaders would not show their cards on that option if they fail to reach 145 out of 288.
Rajiv Gandhi sent P A Sangma to assess the Vidarbha situation and as per a recent statement by the latter in Lok Sabha, Rajiv favoured statehood.
Why BJP’s rivals are giving the elections a Maharashtra-vs-Gujarat spin
The Congress is strong only in parts of its erstwhile bastion, particularly Chandrapur where it has three seats, but has been slowly yielding space to the BJP.
Modi’s rallies have been planned to target Sharad Pawar in his bastion in western Maharashtra.
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From Bhiwani to Bhiwandi, TV channels are riding pillion with political leaders.
The BJP’s decision to go it alone in the state has forced Uddhav and Raj to redraw their poll plans.
The richest among Modi’s ministers is Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who along with his wife, has assets worth Rs 72.10 crore.
One of the BJP’s Muslim candidates is Pasha Patel, who will contest from Ausa in Beed district where the Muslim population is small.
With breakdown of alliances, artificial bipolarity of Maharashtra politics is over.
The BJP that demanded 135 seats agreed to come down to 127 seats.