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The flip side to Modi juggernaut & the only way Opposition can stop him

The BJP has continued its winning spree by emerging as the single largest party in Karnataka elections. It may or may not form a government in Karnataka but its march towards south has begun

BS Web Team 

Nehru first, now Modi?

Nehru first, now Modi?
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The lead in implies a southern citadel for PM Modi

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?

End of the road for regional parties?
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KCR and Mamata Banerjee addressing media on Third Front | Photo PTI

The sheer dominance of 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-third front to tackle Modi?

Non-Congress third front to tackle Modi?
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Trinamool chief Mamata meeting NCP Chief Sharad Pawar | Photo PTI

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. 

First Published: Wed, May 16 2018. 17:21 IST