If the party manages to hold on to the state, it will tout that as an endorsement of its decisions like the GST.
The Congress believes the party's moment in the state is finally at hand.
The Gandhi scion is likely to take over as AICC chief by end of this month.
The induction of her nephew into BSP comes barely six months after her brother Anand Kumar was made the party vice-president.
Prime Minister might just be tempted, given the economic uncertainties that lie ahead, to hold elections earlier than scheduled.
BJP's 'operation' to unseat the senior Congress leader from Rajya Sabha has been in the works for several months.
A man who could have possibly been PM has chosen to limit himself to being a CM.
For a party that was considered 'politically untouchable' after the demolition of the Babri Masjid in 1992 till 1996, the wheel has indeed turned full circle.
Even though his candidature is unlikely to affect the outcome of the elections on August 5.