Though the state machinery came into action right after the first case, the situation has become more critical in Maharashtra as cases are rising every day.
The public celebrating the extra-judicial killings goes on to show the poor faith they have in the judicial system.
India Today Group Editor-in-Chief talks on whether Uddhav Thackeray can manage the unprecedented triple alliance he heads in Maharashtra, in the December 9 edition of the India Today Magazine.
Like the tiger that has tasted human blood, the Sena has also turned rogue.
The Maha Vikas Aghadi coalition between the Shiv Sena, NCP and the Congress is a learning experience for a future politics of reconciliation and hope.
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In many ways, this election also shows the limits of ideology as the nativism of the Shiv Sena clashes with the pan-India glue that Hindutva promises.
The unprecedented, unthinkable Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress political alliance in Maharashtra is thanks to one man.
The party does not have a clear majority in most of the states it claims to rule.
Atal Bihari Vajpayee was once a political pariah for many who later outlawed their own untouchability towards the BJP.
Shiv Sena giving a tough time to BJP is a compulsion. The party would be wiped out if it follows coalition dharma - whatever that actually means.