In an alliance, the Shiv Sena can deflect the blame for its poor performance on to the BJP. This way, its heads the Shiv Sena wins, tails the BJP loses.
The electoral understanding between the saffron siblings was a forgone conclusion, the former Union minister told PTI.
Why is the BJP mellowing in Maharashtra and accommodating the Shiv Sena — a party that has for the past four years criticised the BJP governments at the Centre and state?
Political observers believe anti-incumbency and a large DMK-led coalition is driving AIADMK to ally with the BJP
Ruling allies BJP and Shiv Sena, whose relations have been strained for quite some time, Monday announced a tie-up for the coming Lok Sabha and Maharashtra Assembly elections.
The two leaders are slated to address a joint press conference later Monday night where a formal announcement on continuation of the alliance is expected, a senior BJP leader said.
The aim of the NRC is to filter out illegal migrants residing in Assam
"Manmohan Singh's charge of jobless growth is factually wrong as he has perhaps referred to NSSO data, which simply is a survey, not real data like Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO)," Chandrasekhar said in a statement.
The chief minister was addressing a public rally of the Bhartiya Janata Yuva Morcha in presence of BJP president Amit Shah.
According to reports, the basic structure of the alliance has been worked out but the final numbers could see last-minute adjustments
Addressing aBanjara community rally in Solapur district, around 350km from here, the former chief minister said the Fadnavis government has "failed" to solve the problems being faced by farmers.
Naming Congress leaders from the Nehru-Gandhi family, Shah claimed that the oldest party of the country does not have "internal" democracy.
The prime minister will lay the foundation stone online for four 500-bedded hospitals in Hazaribagh, Dumka, Palamau and Jamshedpur.
Speaking about the Pulwama attack, in which 40 CRPF personnel were killed, he said it should not be communalised for political gains.
BJP president Amit Shah and senior party leader Rajnath Singh had launched the month-long exercise on February 3 to seek suggestions from 10 crore people across the country to help the party prepare its 'sankalp patra' (manifesto).
At least 37 CRPF personnel were killed and five injured on Thursday in one of the deadliest terror attacks in Jammu and Kashmir when a Jaish suicide bomber rammed a vehicle carrying over 100 kg of explosives into their bus in Pulwama district.
The BJP chief is slated to address booth level workers of four Lok Sabha constituencies -- Sambalpur, Bargarh, Sundergarh and Dhenkanal on Friday.
Addressing a public meeting at Pathanamthitta district in south Kerala, which was the centre of the Sabarimala protests, he said BJP workers were facing a 'lot of challenges' in the state.
Shah's remarks assume significance as it comes a day after a senior AIADMK leader admitted that the ruling party was in "discreet talks" with the saffron party and some others for an electoral alliance for the Lok Sabha polls.
Modi will address a public meeting at Itarsi in Hoshangabad district Friday afternoon.
The caricature memes targeted six big BJP leaders, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Smriti Irani.
The Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) traded barbs over CAG findings on Rafale deal in the report submitted to Parliament on February 13.
While, the Congress feels the move would bolster the party ahead of the 2019 general elections, some experts suggest that the move is a little too late.
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Addressing a meeting of the Congress Seva Dal, Gandhi asked Congress men to counter the hatred spread by the BJP and its ideological fountainhead RSS with love.