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  • Uncertainty over BJP-AJSU alliance in Jharkhand continues

    Uncertainty over BJP-AJSU alliance in Jharkhand continues

    Amid uncertainty, BJP announced that Sukhdeo Bhagat will be its candidate for the Lohardaga seat. AJSU candidate Neeru Bhagat has already filed her nomination for the seat but BJP wants AJSU to withdraw her nomination. Sources in BJP said the party is hopeful that if a deal is struck with AJSU, then AJSU may withdraw Neeru’s nomination by November 16.

    Maharashtra impact: BJP’s allies seek better coordination

    Maharashtra impact: BJP’s allies seek better coordination

    SAD leader and Rajya Sabha MP Naresh Gujral said: “There was a time when no one was in alliance with BJP and at that time too Sena and SAD stood with them. It doesn’t mean that when you get absolute majority you start treating your allies as lesser partners. Everyone has self-respect, and they are leaders in their own right.

    Now, alliance hiccups for BJP in Jharkhand

    Now, alliance hiccups for BJP in Jharkhand

    The AJSU has announced candidates for three seats — Chakradharpur, Sindri and Simaria –– where the BJP has also fielded its own candidates. The AJSU, which was earlier demanding 19 of the 81 seats in the alliance, agreed to limit it to 12 after AJSU president Sudesh Mahto met BJP president Amit Shah over seat-sharing in New Delhi on Monday.

    Post-Diwali days in NCR a nightmare: Pranab Mukherjee

    Post-Diwali days in NCR a nightmare: Pranab Mukherjee

    Thousands of people living in rural areas migrate to the cities every day, seeking better economic opportunities. Many end up in slums that are hotbeds of pollution, unhygienic conditions, said the former President of India.

    Devendra Fadnavis in Delhi to meet Amit Shah

    Devendra Fadnavis in Delhi to meet Amit Shah

    Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis is in New Delhi on Monday to meet Union Home Minister Amit Shah to discuss the ongoing tussle between BJP and its ally Shiv Sena over government formation in Maharashtra. The two parties are caught in a stalemate over the CM's post, with the Sena demanding an equal division and the BJP rejecting it.

    Deputy CM’s post emerges as unifier amid caste, coalition compulsions

    Deputy CM’s post emerges as unifier amid caste, coalition compulsions

    Appointing a deputy CM is not a new practice in India. Though it is not a constitutional post and is equivalent to a cabinet minister, but a deputy CM is considered second only to the CM. In June, Andhra Pradesh appointed a record five deputy CMs and is followed by Karnataka with three and Uttar Pradesh and Goa with 2 each.

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