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What could make the BJP lose the 2024 election or even its majority?

Remember that in elections and in cricket, it's never over till it's over. The oddest combinations of factors can make bookmakers look foolish


T C A Srinivasa-Raghavan
Many people are wondering why the BJP is insisting on an apology from Rahul Gandhi for saying all that he said in the UK earlier this month. Surely the BJP knows it’s not going to get that apology. So why go on insisting on it?

The most obvious answer of course is that it wants to divert attention away from the Adani affair. But while that may have been true in February, it’s not any longer. Adani is now history.

A second explanation is that it wants to exploit this in the forthcoming assembly elections. But even that doesn’t quite wash because,
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First Published: Mar 18 2023 | 10:59 AM IST

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