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BSP, TMC, AAP, DMK and Shiv Sena skipped the Congress-led opposition meet Monday for a joint strategy against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act and the National Register of Citizens.
Issues on voters’ minds, and belief in Modi's abilities, have not changed significantly between 2014 and 2019 elections.
Efforts at a common minimum programme, discussed at a meeting in Sharad Pawar's house, seems to be losing steam since the 14 February Pulwama attack.
A day before assembly election results in five states are announced, a grand opposition meeting, called by TDP leader Chandrababu Naidu, is being attended by top political leaders in Delhi. AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal, who is usually absent at such meets, is likely to attend this one while BSP supremo Mayawati is reportedly giving it a miss. ThePrint asks: State polls renew Congress efforts at mahagatbandhan or Mayawati absence a reality check? Congress’ success can alienate Mayawati & push her towards BJP-NDA stable Rasheed Kidwai Visiting Fellow, Observer Research Foundation The outcome of 11 December state polls will have a tremendous bearing on Chandrababu-Congress’ attempts to build a state-wise mahagathbandhan against Narendra Modi-led NDA for May 2019 Lok Sabha elections. A good showing in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, in addition to Rajasthan, will provide the Congress a pole position within the mahagathbandhan. In such a scenario, Mayawati-led BSP will be forced to play a second...
Last Laughs: The ‘driverless carpool’ that is the opposition alliance & the heinous Tuticorin killings
The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.
There’s the arithmetic of opposition unity, and then there’s the chemistry of Narendra Modi.
Talk Point: How does Nitish Kumar joining NDA affect the formation of a national opposition alliance?
Ahead of a grand Patna rally, does Nitish Kumar's absence mean there's already a very big crack in the opposition front that plans to take on the BJP in 2019?