Electoral politics in Maharashtra has been hugely impacted by making & breaking of alliances and the presence of vote katua (vote cutter) parties in the fray, in the last 30 years. The BJP-Sena seat sharing talks is a major inflection point that can have major implications on politics in the future
Firesale in the Congress and NCP, as leaders make a beeline for the BJP and the Shiv Sena, ahead of the important assembly elections in the state
देवेंद्र फडणवीस सरकारचा महाराष्ट्र राज्य दुष्काळ मुक्त करण्याचा महत्वाकांक्षी प्रकल्प
Fadnavis government’s audacious plan to mak Maharashtra a drought free state by 2024. I analyze the various river linking and water grid projects planned in the state to eliminate drought
Ten reasons why Devendra Fadnavis deserves re-election in the Maharashtra assembly election of 2019
Modi 2.0 government has started with a bang. Given the amount of legislation passed and big ticket items tackled, it comes as a surprise that the new government has just completed three months of it’s new tenure.
Tale of two competing yatras by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis of the BJP and Shiv Sena youth leader and heir apparant Aditya Thackeray. The saffron allies are competing for political dominance in the state
NCP and Congress are rapidly disintegrating in the face of the race between BJP and Sena to opposition leaders in their respective parties. Sharad Pawar has resigned to his fate for now and the Congress as usual is clueless
Analysis and seat projection for the six assembly seats that form part of the Mumbai North West Lok Sabha constituency
I explain why the metro railway network and not the suburban railway network is the future of Mumbai
First article in the series on early seat wise prediction for the Maharashtra assembly election. Would start by covering the Mumbai-Thane belt and later would try to predict results for other areas
Five reasons for the decline of the Congress party. Time will tell if the Congress addresses the reasons for their debacle in the Lok Sabha 2019 election or remains complacent
What is cooking in Prakash Ambedkar’s mind? He has damaged Congress-NCP chances in seven Lok Sabha seats. Ambedkar seems to have a long term plan to emerge as a strong leader in Maharashtra
Devendra Fadnavis has given many signals to the voters as well as disgruntled leaders in the opposition parties in this cabinet expansion and reschuffle. Also regional and caste balance in the ministry has been corrected and signal given to key OBC castes. NDA has put the front foot forward.
Five themes that could deliver 2024 to Modi. Good performance in these areas could make Modi invincible politically and fasten India’s movement towards a developed nation.
Ten trends that affected the Lok Sabha 2019 election results in Maharashtra and would have a strong bearing on the assembly elections to be held in October
Twenty-five takeaways from the Lok Sabha 2019 results in Mumbai and the likely impact on the upcoming Maharashtra assembly elections.
A look at the the Jai-Viru pair of Indian politics, the all conquering duo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP party president Amit Shah.
My prediction for the Mumbai South Lok Sabha seat and the victory margin for the seat