The Congress legislative party is Maharashtra is held between a rock and a hard place. Congress is reduced to the Number 4 party in Maharashtra and is a filler in the MVA government. The Sena and NCP are taking the party for granted. However the Congress state unit has limited options.
Ajit Pawar has made a grand comeback in less than a month of rebelling against his uncle and creating a short-lived alliance with the BJP. This has enormous implications on the NCP succession plan
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
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
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
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
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.
The Lok Sabha 2014 elections were landmark as the winning party got a simple majority on its own after 30 years (after LS 1984). BJP rode on the gigantic wave of TsuNaMo and won 282 seats, in spite of its limited geographical footprint. The grand old party Congress slumped to it’s worse possible performance with…Read More