Shiv Sena targets BJP again, says 'wave turned out to be froth'

The party also expressed its doubts over the survival of the state amid a hung House

Outside support to BJP in Maharashtra best alternative: Sharad Pawar

Pawar said no other combination was feasible going by the number of seats won by major parties

Big challenges ahead for BJP

New government will have to mobilise money to complete pending irrigation, infra projects

Nitish to lead protest against Centre on special status

Party leaders have been mobilising support across the state for the agitation

Maharashtra polls: BJP's vote share double than last time

In the Lok Sabha polls, the Congress polled 18.1% votes but got only two seats

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Virendra Singh Rawat

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Virendra Singh Rawat

High rhetoric and sabre rattling mark the Samajwadi Party's three-day national convention

Shreekant Sambrani

Shreekant Sambrani: The politics of 'other'ness
Shreekant Sambrani

An amicable divorce is a contradiction in terms. Who needs enemies when a partner scorned spews forth choice abuse? That would seem to describe ...

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Lessons from two states

BJP might decide to be more cautious with local allies

The power of money

Campaign-finance norms should be implementable

Politics as usual

Read by-election results with caution

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Picture of the day: Congress president Sonia Gandhi along with party Vice President Rahul Gandhi interacting with the people affected by devastating flood at Dehruna village of Anantnag district of South Kashmir on Monday
 

 

Congress had proposed to support Shiv Sena led govt: Sharad Pawar

NCP's support from outside to BJP govt without compromising its ideology

Shiv Sena wants Uddhav to decide on support to a BJP-led govt

However, BJP today indicated that it was not keen to go out of the way to bring Shiv Sena on board

Cong insulates Rahul from blame

Party says will do course correction, find new leadership in states

Victory won't change BJP numbers in RS for now

The BJP, along with its allies, is woefully short of a majority in the Upper House of Parliament

BJP to name Haryana CM today

According to sources, the creditable performance in the two states has also emboldened the party to review its current strategy on government ...

Voters pick millionaires, graduates in Haryana Assembly elections

For one, 83 per cent of the winners were millionaires. Also, 67 per cent of them were at least graduates

It is up to BJP to decide on NCP offer, says RSS

RSS General Secretary Bhaiyyaji Joshi said the issue can be decided by BJP alone

It is up to BJP to decide on NCP offer, says RSS

RSS General Secretary Bhaiyyaji Joshi said the issue can be decided by BJP alone

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