The SP-BSP together have shown BJP defeat in earlier times. But what will happen to the Muslim vote in the face of this alliance? Will the Congress be a surprise beneficiary?
The CBI allegedly being used to settle political scores surprises few. But the question many are asking is, is the target Akhilesh, but the message for Mayawati?
The investigation of a riot and the murder of a police official has disgorged various so-called conspirators and killers. We won't be surprised if the narrative comes up with more new names, and perhaps, less truth.
Why so mean? Akhilesh Yadav and Mayawati's purported seat sharing looks unfair to Rahul Gandhi's Congress
The SP-BSP combine can't judge the Congress on its 2014 tally, and their own selves on earlier, better records.
During the Assembly polls in 2018, the BJP banked heavily on the polarisation of the Hindu vote. That hasn't worked. Can it afford to do so in the upcoming contest too?
Assembly polls results: How December 11 can decide the political future of Uttar Pradesh - and our next government
A mahagathbandhan formed around a resurgent Congress can be very different from the floppy efforts we have seen so far.