As Maharashtra embarks on a curious political experiment that has deep repurcussions on national politics, let us examine the six main political players whose actions would impact the politics of the state
The formation of the Sena-NCP-Congress coalition government has major implications in Maharashtra politics, especially in the crucial Mumbai-Thane-Konkan belt that has 75 assembly seats. Could it be advantage BJP in this region? I explore the possibilities.
Analysis and result prediction for the six assembly seats of Mumbai South LS
Analysis and result prediction for the six assembly seats that make up the Mumbai South Central Lok Sabha constituency viz. Anushakti Nagar, Chembur, Dharavi, Sion-Koliwada, Wadala and Mahim
Analysis and result & victory margin predictions for the six assembly seats under the Mumbai North East Lok Sabha seat viz. Mulund, Vikhroli, Bhandup West, Ghatkopar West, Ghatkopar East and Mankhurd-Shivajinagar
Analysis of the current situation in the six assembly seats under the Mumbai North Central Lok Sabha seat. I predict the winners and their victory margins
My final prediction for the twelve assembly seats of Mumbai that form the part of Mumbai North and Mumbai North West Lok Sabha seats. This could well be a clean sweep for the NDA
The entry of a Thackeray family member into legislative politics is a very positive move in my opinion. At age of 29, Aditya fighting an election could be the formula that could ensure the survival and well- being of the Shiv Sena in the next 10-15 years
Shiv Sena’s political domination over Mumbai has remained for the last four decades. But the BJP is fast emerging as the only alternative that can dethrone the Sena from the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC)
The “Konkan factor” puts the NDA’s nose ahead in the Maharashtra Assembly elections. I explain in detail
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
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
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
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
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.
Twenty-five takeaways from the Lok Sabha 2019 results in Mumbai and the likely impact on the upcoming Maharashtra assembly elections.