Lok Janshakti Party President Ram Vilas Paswan Friday said President`s Rule in Jharkhand was a temporary solution and elections were the only way out if no party or combination was able to form a government soon.
Inflicting a humiliating defeat
on the CPI(M)-led Left Front in the civic elections in West
Bengal, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee today
demanded advancing of the 2011 assembly elections and said she
favoured a `grand alliance` for it.
Although it does not command a majority in the Lok Sabha, the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) may remain in power because the Congress knows how to "manage" smaller parties, the BJP said Friday.
Thailand`s government could propose early elections to defuse a month-long political crisis, a newspaper reported on Monday, although opposition "red shirts" say the time for talks is over after clashes killed 21 people.