Sunil Gatade

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'We are in the driver's seat in Maharashtra'

'We are in the driver's seat in Maharashtra'

Rediff.com3 Oct 2019

'The Congress-NCP is a declining force while we are a rising force.'

'Shiv Sena and BJP are twins'

'Shiv Sena and BJP are twins'

Rediff.com10 Jul 2019

'I don't think there will be many problems after the assembly election results.'

Assembly polls will be Pawar's toughest battle so far

Assembly polls will be Pawar's toughest battle so far

Rediff.com1 Jul 2019

Pawar, who at 30 became the youngest chief minister of Maharashtra in 1978, will have to do a lot of heavy-lifting in the Maharashtra assembly polls, due by October, after severe setbacks in the Lok Sabha polls, reports Sunil Gatade.

As always, Shiv Sena willing to strike but afraid to wound BJP?

As always, Shiv Sena willing to strike but afraid to wound BJP?

Rediff.com21 Jan 2019

The compulsions of the Hindutva vote bank over 25 years in Maharashtra have made the two parties the oldest ideological partners and it is unrealistic to believe the situation has changed, reports Sunil Gatade.

The farmer who wants to oust Modi from power

The farmer who wants to oust Modi from power

Rediff.com2 Apr 2018

It won't be a surprise if Raju Shetti, the first to part ways with the National Democratic Alliance, citing agrarian distress, joins hands with the Congress and becomes part of the UPA.

The ex-Congressman key to Congress's 2019 plans

The ex-Congressman key to Congress's 2019 plans

Rediff.com21 Feb 2018

Pawar may not be in the Congress and heading a rival party having a love-hate relationship with it. But still he is considered the top Congress leader from Maharashtra, reports Sunil Gatade.

Can Opposition unite before 2019?

Can Opposition unite before 2019?

Rediff.com5 Feb 2018

The road for the Opposition is full of 'ifs' and 'buts', reports Sunil Gatade.

BJP needs to watch out for the caste pot in Maharashtra

BJP needs to watch out for the caste pot in Maharashtra

Rediff.com16 Jan 2018

Despite being hailed as one of India's most progressive and most developed states, it is witnessing the fallout of lopsided progress.

'Congress is daydreaming about 2019'

'Congress is daydreaming about 2019'

Rediff.com24 Nov 2017

'The new generation is looking for performance.' 'They don't want sermons, they don't want allegations, they don't want empty assurances and hollow slogans.'

Congress finds a few reasons to smile along a bumpy road

Congress finds a few reasons to smile along a bumpy road

Rediff.com27 Dec 2015

The year 2015 was a mixed bag for the Grand Old party --with the performance in Bihar being a consolation while the the National Herald case came back to haunt its leadership.