Both Fadnavis and Khattar have the PM’s backing and may retain chief ministership, but they will be at the mercy of allies
Nationalism card did not work as it did in LS polls, slowdown and job losses too pulled it down
Haryana and Maharashtra CMs will be looking to improve their poll performance; opposition weakened by infighting, leadership crisis
The elections are significant as it is the first assembly polls after Modi steered the BJP-led NDA to a resounding victory in the Lok Sabha elections for a successive second term at the Centre.
A police probe into the incident has found that sub-inspector Pawar had taken MLA Kadam to the flat in a private vehicle after asking the other policemen in the escort team to wait at a distance.
The NCP submitted a letter to the chief electoral officer, in which it said that there is a fear about the possible hacking of EVMs and VVPATs.