Sonia Gandhi, the Congress interim President, also managed a coup of sorts by ensuring not just the participation of the Trinamool Congress but also of Mamata Banerjee herself, despite the presence of Left leaders Sitaram Yechury and D. Raja in the discussion, writes Puneet Nicholas Yadav.
The 21-day nationwide lockdown sparked exodus of hundreds of thousands of migrant labourers, who undertook long journeys from major urban cities on foot to their native places in last five days, threatening to overturn the benefits of the lockdown to contain the spread of coronavirus.
Speaking to reporters at party office, the former Uttar Pradesh chief minister said, 'While going to Delhi on a flight, a person saw my palms and told me that if I work hard, I will form the next government by winning 350 seats.'
Ahead of the 2022 Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, BSP chief Mayawati is making political moves that's evoking mixed responses. More importantly, she is becoming increasingly dynastic by putting her nephew and younger brother in key positions
After suffering massive setbacks in the Lok Sabha elections 2019, BSP and SP have parted ways but till they can expand their base among the marginalised communities, BJP will not be threatened in Uttar Pradesh
The Mahagathbandhan among Samajwadi Party, BSP, RLD and Congress only focused on their core supporters, forgetting to mobile the entire electorate. BJP clearly rode the national security wave and gained from the Opposition's choice of a clear PM candidate
With neither BJP-led NDA nor the Congress-led UPA sure of forming the government, a fractured verdict on May 23 will bring regional parties into focus. The possibilities are manifold with every party expected to extract their pound of flesh