"The people of Maharashtra have a choice to make. The Congress and NCP work for the welfare of their respective families, whereas the BJP and Shiv Sena have only the country's interest in their mind," Amit Shah said.
On September 23, The NCP chief, party leader Ajit Pawar and others were named in an Enforcement Case Information Report in connection with the Rs 5,000 crore Maharashtra State Co-operative Bank scam case.
In states like Bihar where the electorate is heavily divided by caste, strategic alliances with little-known parties can make or break the dreams of bigger political players aiming for a piece of the cherry cake at the Centre
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
Most of the opposition leaders admit that they prefer state-wise alliances rather than a national alliance to strengthen their cadre base. Post-poll strategies could be worked out depending on the numbers, they say.