Nehru first, now Modi?
Karnataka results have reaffirmed that PM Modi is a pan-India leader. In our political history, he is the third one to hold such a stature after Nehru and Indira.
End of the road for regional parties?
The sheer dominance of BJP has dented the relevance of regional parties across India. Even in Karnataka, the JD(S) is relevant only due to the convenience of power plays. Comparing its performance to 2013, it is down by three seats.
Non-Congress third front to tackle Modi?
For the 2019 general elections, a united third front comprising of parties like like SP, BSP, RJD, TRS, TMC, BJD, DMK, AIADMK plan to take on Modi. Even Shiv Sena, which has recently been estranged with the BJP, could be a part of the third front.