As Devendra Fadnavis resigns as the caretaker CM of Maharashtra, a collection of stories that offer an insight into the future course the former CM must take, and how even from this short fall, a grander rise could emerge.
The losers and winners in the stunner that is Maharashtra politics
The BJP cannot win by centralising powers in Delhi and using Modi repeatedly as its trump card.
The first definite challenge coming up is the election of the Speaker of the new legislative assembly.
The Sena has got itself in a tangle; the only way out is good governance in which the Sena’s track record is poor.
Shiv Sena must keep in mind that the voter is observing its antics. And if mid-term polls ensue, it may bite the dust
The Sena clearly needs to rethink its overall ideology.
If the betrayal is relentless, it is not the betrayer who is to be blamed.
The Sena has no moral right to demand its share of the top job based purely on blackmail and strategic manoeuvring.
When BJP emerged victorious in Maharashtra in 2014, contemporary political commonsense had ruled out Fadnavis as CM.
This is the first time that a non-Congress government has been re-elected in the state.
Here are some hard lessons for leading political parties following the dramatic election results in Maharashtra.
From both the Haryana and Maharashtra election results, one thing is clear: post-poll shenanigans insult voters.
Three reasons why Devendra Fadnavis looks set to return as Maharashtra chief minister.
Who will take Maharashtra will depend on who the farmer chooses.
The SS has two ways to lose – going alone and losing now or going together with the BJP and lose later.
The real story of this election is clearly why Fadnavis succeeded and Khattar did not.