Six political personalities to watch out in Maharashtra

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

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Implications of a Sena-Cong-NCP government on Mumbai-Thane-Konkan region

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.

Game of alliances and the vote katua factor in Maharashtra

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

Ten factors causing a churn in Maharashtra politics

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