Banerjee is in Mumbai since Tuesday and expected to return to Kolkata on Friday, met top industrialists and bankers on Wednesday as part of a roadshow.
Naidu’s statements come at a time when a spate of farmers suicides have rocked Indian polity and a number of agitations led by farmers are underway across various parts of the country.
Meanwhile, the BJP’s incumbent chief minister Laxmikant Parsekar and five of its ministers lost their seats.
19% of the winners of the recent BMC polls face criminal charges, as per an analysis of affidavits done by the Association for Democratic Reforms and Maharashtra Election Watch.
As the major political parties gear up for the assembly polls, their source of funding remain a mystery.
Despite the uncertainty about the political impact of note ban, the party holds an advantage for several reasons, including its strong track record of capitalising on crises within regional parties.
In a briefing chaired by Home Minister Rajnath Singh, representatives of all parties have applauded the actions of the Indian Army.
The immediate trigger is a rape of a Maratha girl, but the community has many other demands and grievances
Election Commission will now review the national and state party status of political parties every ten years instead of the present five.
He claims to have raised the issue in the monsoon session of the state legislature last year, but that the government had brushed it under the carpet.
He had great plans for his home state Meghalaya but despite his popularity, found it difficult to deal with hard politics
The Congress wins big in the agricultural hinterland, but that is more because the voters are angry with the BJP-Shiv Sena government
If in the first four phases, the two alliances only had to contend with each other (barring the rare independent factor here and there), they now need to contest against smaller but influential players like NCP, MIM and Pappu Yadav.
For centuries, different groups have tried to appropriate Shivaji, often for their own political purposes
If Ajit Pawar’s case gets lost in the maze of the big case against him, the BJP gets to keep its image of fighting corruption intact while at the same time balancing the Shiv Sena off against the NCP