It is ironical that at a time when the BJP's prime ministerial candidate LK Advani was waxing eloquent about his party climbing up the "alliance index", one of the partners, the BJD, was preparing the ground to pull the rug from beneath the saffron party's feet.
The UPA contingent from Bihar played a large part in helping the Congress form a government at the Centre in 2004.
The Samajwadi Party on Wednesday was not unduly perturbed over the collapse of its alliance with the Congress.
Five states, account for 249 seats in LS, could well decide next PM.
Swagger that marked the BJP-led alliance's is missing this time.
Land Acquisition (Amendment) Bill, 2007 and the Rehabilitation and Resettlement Bill 2007, could not be tabled in the Rajya Sabha because of stiff resistance from the BJP and the Left.
Andhra Pradesh chief minister Y S Rajasekhara Reddy, TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu has kicked off efforts to mobilise support among UPA partners, besides other opposition parties such as BJP.
In what holds ominous portends for Congress and BJP, a political reconfiguration in Maharashtra is increasingly looking real.
As the BJP wound up the three-day national executive-cum-council at Nagpur, not very far from the RSS headquarters, the broad contours of its strategy for the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections started taking shape.
Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi livened up proceedings on the third day of the BJP’s national executive-cum-council.
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