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Palaniswami met Modi at his office and gave him a memorandum regarding various demands of his government including conferring Bharat Ratna on the late C.N. Annadurai and J Jayalalithaa.
Sources say the Congress-BSP alliance talks fell through as the grand old party was unwilling to cede as many seats in states like Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan as sought by BSP.
Two weeks ago Goud community members held a meeting in Siddipet and passed a resolution to vote for Harish Rao.
2019 elections: Former Congress leader Shankersinh Vaghela wants to be coordinator of anti-BJP front
Vaghela said though he has not been approached by any regional outfit for coordination, his supporters have urged him to unite such parties to create an "anti-BJP" front ahead of the polls.
AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi told PTI that preliminary talks held between both parties have yielded positive results.
On the third day of the monsoon session of the Assembly on Monday, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu tried to corner the Centre on various issues.
Rai said his party aimed to end the dictatorship of the BJP, which created hurdles in the development work of the Delhi government and made the national capital suffer.
Maharashtra Congress president Ashok Chavan had recently said that his party was in talks with other parties including the CPI(M), the CPI and the BSP, besides the NCP to stitch up an alliance.
With an eye on 2019 elections, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik is likely to visit Surat in Gujarat soon.
Leaders of Left parties on Sunday exuded confidence that the Jana Sena Party (JSP), CPI and CPM would together form an alternative to the ruling TDP and Opposition YSRC in the 2019 elections.
The RLSP chief dropped a broad hint in connection with the possible political realignment and said that the combination of from Yadavs and rice from Kushwahas makes a good 'kheer'.
The remarks come PM Modi in an interview said that the opposition unity is for 'personal survival and not ideological support' and for personal ambitions' instead of people's aspirations.
Sources in the BJP suggest that closer to the parliamentary polls, this team of professionals from Bengaluru will begin work for the party in all five southern states.
Not only did he collect their feedback on the preparations for the Kumbh Mela scheduled for January 2019, Shah also discussed strategy for the big battle of 2019.
Akhilesh, however, noted that during the recent bye-elections in Kairana and elsewhere in Uttar Pradesh, the Congress supported the SP and the Bahujan Samaj Party.