24 November, 2020

The Subcontinental Menu

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The Subcontinental Menu

Catch The BJP Super-Bus

Tchk, tchk! Got a seat, can we ride along? Desperate members of the opposition camp are sending overtures to the BJP units in poll-bound Maharashtra, Haryana and Jharkhand. The anxiety to cross over is so high that Amit Shah’s recent remark that the Congress and NCP in Maharashtra would be left only with Pri­thviraj Chavan and Sharad Pawar if the BJP “opens its doors” wasn’t an exaggeration. The BJP is confident of retaining power through its sitting lawmakers. And hence, it has turned down several requests and left at least three senior Congress leaders sulking. These leaders are worried that the Congress might field them despite the near-certainty of a defeat.

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