PM Modi and Amit Shah claiming credit for securing a Ram temple in the Jharkhand election campaign is jarring. Especially after Modi appealed to his BJP colleagues not to politicise or celebrate the Supreme Court verdict. This shows Modi-Shah’s BJP is unable to overcome its basic instinct to polarise voters.
Fadnavis resigns, now real test is of Sena-NCP-Congress, but BJP musn’t repeat a Karnataka
CM Devendra Fadnavis’s abrupt resignation ahead of the floor test has rightly ended the sleazy political drama in Maharashtra for now. This makes it imperative on the unnatural Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress alliance to provide a stable and efficient government. And the BJP should not try to repeat a Karnataka in Maharashtra.