Ahmedabad-Gandhinagar and Nagpur will emerge as the political nerve centres if the BJP comes to power at the Centre in May.
Sharad Pawar has given a pleasant surprise to the Congress in Maharashtra by extending whole-hearted cooperation to the party in the fight against the BJP-led NDA.
Two senior leaders from Marathwada —- former chief minister Ashok Chavan and BJP heavyweight Gopinath Munde — are on the hit-list of their rivals in the Lok Sabha elections.
Maharashtra is not going to be a UP or Bihar for the Congress in the LS polls, but if the polling percentage goes to over 70 per cent then anything can happen.
The Congress is under a lot of pressure from allies like the NCP and an “outside supporter” like the Samajwadi Party to put up a joint candidate against BJP PM candidate Narendra Modi in the Varanasi
Senior Congress leader A.K. Antony wants to work with the Left after the Lok Sabha polls to check “communal forces” from coming to power at the Centre.
The Congress is speaking in different voices on its Saharanpur candidate Imran Masood’s remarks against Narendra Modi.
The Congress declared Wednesday that the BJP will be its main rival in the 2014 Lok Sabha battle.
The Congress Tuesday fielded AICC general secretary Madhusudan Mistry against BJP PM candidate Narendra Modi from Vadodara, Gujarat, sending a clear signal Mr Modi will not have a cakewalk.
Union minister Manish Tewari will not contest the Lok Sabha polls this time and the Congress on Tuesday gave his Ludhiana seat in Punjab to former chief minister Beant Singh’s grandson Ravneet Singh B