UPA planning early polls, says BJP

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  1. nrj

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    The Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government is mulling general elections later this year and it would certainly bite the dust, said BJP leader M Venkaiah Naidu Saturday.

    Speaking to reporters here, Naidu said: "We have received reports that the government is planning to hold the general elections in October or November."

    According to him, the people were waiting to throw out the government as they were fed up with its all-round failure.

    Naidu said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was the only viable alternative to the Congress and the Third Front was only a mirage.

    The parties which supported the central government all these nine years talked of providing an alternative, he said, ruling out the formation of the Third Front.

    UPA planning early polls, says BJP - India - DNA
     
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    Good. Lets see. If their estimate is Oct Nov, then time to declare a PM candidate is now.
     
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    Iamanidiot Elite Member Elite Member

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    I have been braying this in DFI everyday
     
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    No need to bray. Not declaring a candidate too is a political message. No doubt, Modi might be already undeclared candidate. But declare so early and embroil Modi in defending against virulent attacks?

    But Modi is looming large, his fear is looming even larger on the Khangress mind.
     
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    Honestly speaking, in my opinion this is Congress's shrewd move to uncover BJP's election strategy. They want to find out where BJP ducks in & where it asserts position. And it is very probable that BJP will get played in hands of congress again. Too bad, BJP has no formidable national leadership right now. BJP is rushing its election manifesto if you are yet to figure it out from the series of meetings happening within Sangh-BJP, BJP-NDA. Congress is not ready for general elections, finding common ground with UPA allies will itself take 10 months. Mid 2014 is only healthy time of elections for UPA.
     
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    I thing has become certain, because of Modi's presence the Third Front option seems irrelevent now. This will be a two way battle between the GOP and NDA. Also I am of the opinion that there exists a very powerful dissention in the INC ranks, most it seems(from top to bottom) don't want the fresh prince to go up against a leviathan like Modi(and stay out of power for atleast 5 years).

    There will be a double edged-SUM ZERO consolidation because of Modi. It is also my opionion that the GOP is the one in turmoil and not the BJP, whose rank and file are behind Modi.

    Also NOT declaring Modi's candidature until the last possible moment will greatly unnerve the INC and keep their pre-poll strategies in a incoherent state of flux whilst enabling the BJP to quietly do behind the scenes work to secure pre-election commitments from regional parties.

    My 2 paisa....
     
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    Will be a tragedy for India if Congress comes back to power in 2014 on the back of backroom deals and support from corrupt regionals outfits like SP, BSP,etc
     
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    SP and BSP are what my erstwhile neighbor called "barsati mhendak". They will try to maximize their gains in the elections and then sell themselves to the highest bidder. Right now they support Cong coz Cong is in power and can tighten the screws. Once the term is over, they will be free. Unless off course Cong has a lot of seats and is in a position to form a govt again. But I really doubt Cong will get 100-120 seats let alone 160 plus to be able to form a govt.
     
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    I have serious doubt the elections will happen early. UPA, which is on the back foot, would rather want to use the left out 14-15months to consolidate, and then head for elections.

    The economy is in a mess, so you can't create a feel good for the middle class, the corruption tag still lingers on, anna hasn't given up, the poor are feeling the heat of high inflation, they don't have it right now to pull it off. With Rahul, they will test the waters to get a sense which direction they are headed, and no one in the right mind would give up 8 months of governance if the odds are stacked against you, and there seem definite odds against the UPA right now.

    Mid 2014 it should be.
     
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    Congress is not coming out of Andhra unscathed whether they give Telangana or not.They will not get more than 6 MP seats out of 42 in AP.Last time they got 33.Ditto in UP and Rajasthan
     
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    It will be a boon. Bharatbasis will finally be able to rid themselves of the Congress, which turned out to be a curse upon us, post Independence.
     
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    well not very soon , govt will spend money by few other ways

    they need some time to change the current time
     
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    With the execution of Afzal Guru, it has given the Nation what could best be termed as 'shell shock'!

    The unexpected has happened and maybe the UPA feels confident that it will no longer be taken as a political party that cannot deliver and has no spunk.

    One will have to watch what Pawan Kumar Bansal and Palaniappan Chidambaram pulls out of the hat to dazzle and stun!

    Many more rabbits have to be pulled out of the hat before real confidence sets in to leave the current despondency behind to face the elections.

    An early election will not allow Modi or the BJP to get out of the current muddle of who will be the PM of the NDA!

    Nitish's party is at the cat and mouse game and the others are not wholly comfortable with all the sound bites being floated around.

    New friends of the BJP too has not been found.

    It is an interesting kaleidoscopic that floats over the Nation!
     
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    they hanged only 2 terrorist till now... they need to solve telengana issue, kavari issue, karlakulum, FDI, relation with pakistan and several lot of other issues... more then that USA is going back from afghanistan in 2014 which means 2013 and 2014 is the time of major deals and pacts to be made and signed in and around south asia.. it invloved billion $ black money.. congress will not leave it in the hand of others and also they don't have any issue on which they can go to election
     
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    You Andhras paid dearly for rejecting the TDP and voting for that ugly-clown-of-an-actor in the last elections. This is the main reason why AP lags behind the two other large South Indian states economically and in infrastructure.
     
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    are you mad politician never solve the issue they just play with it

    the more issue means more politics
     
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    bjp can think either for nda or for bjp .

    N Modi can be a game changer but he need a clear support , i am sure he will not be pm but he can give bjp 210 seats if bjp use him in right way
     
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    AP is the war of the clans and a lot more complex than what you said.
     
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    this is not about solving the issue friend it is all about... how you make people believe that you are patriot and ready to solve the issues
     
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    well that i am saying :thumb:
     

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