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Akhilesh by his side, Hardik says ‘willing to join any anti-BJP front’

Asked if he will contest Lok Sabha polls, Hardik said he will contest to “save the Constitution”. He, however, did not clarify where he will contest from.

Landge seeks to contest from Shirur Lok Sabha seat, but alliance with Sena may dash his hopes

Landge had sought the Shirur Lok Sabha seat for the BJP, but as the constituency is currently represented by Shiv Sena MP Shivajirao Adhalrao Patil, his chances of contesting for the seat appear to be slim.

RSS played role of catalyst in sealing of Sena-BJP poll pact

“Although the RSS never directly intervenes in the politics of the BJP, there is always a subtle message conveyed to the top leadership, which helps in setting the political direction,” a senior BJP functionary requesting anonymity said.

Delhi: With stickers and flags, BJP launches door-to-door drive

At a later stage, the party is also planning to paste stickers — with PM Modi’s photo and a message ‘Abki Baar Fir Modi Sarkar’ — on the bikes and cars of BJP supporters.

Sheila Dikshit hits back at Kejriwal: Haven’t been approached by AAP for coalition

The resistance, senior AAP leaders claimed, has come from the Delhi unit of the Congress, which “believes it can win in a few seats without AAP”.

Lok Sabha polls: 70 Congress leaders vie for 7 tickets in Delhi

All seven constituencies are currently with the BJP.

Up against a strong BJD, BJP answer: some courtroom drama

In 2014, in the midst of the Modi wave, the BJD had won 20 of the 21 Lok Sabha seats in the state.

Assam: AGP sets up panel on tie-ups, keeps options open

“The committee will finalise our election strategy, including an alliance,” Atul Bora, AGP president, told The Indian Express. AGP sources said the recommendation by the committee is expected by the first week of March.

Opposition parties to meet on Feb 26 to firm up common agenda

Sources said the February 26 meeting will discuss finer details and the parties will give suggestions. They said the Pulwama attack and its political fallout will also be on the discussion table.

Saugata Roy: ‘No issues being on same platform as Congress… All united against BJP’

We have found a purpose now, which is to take along all regional parties and fight against the BJP-led NDA government. This will accelerate once the election is announced, says Saugata Roy.

Mulayam Singh Yadav slams seat-sharing pact: Wouldn’t have done it like this

“Who is destroying the party — people within are doing it...,” Mulayam Singh Yadav said.

Uttar Pradesh: As BSP, SP carve up seats, in 26, alliance up against ground reality

Analysis of distribution shows these seats allotted to party that polled fewer votes than the other in 2014.