Growing intolerance


The BJP and Shiv Sena are both allies and competitors: joined together in government at the centre and in Maharashtra, but competing for the vote bank.

As the junior partner to the BJP and thought to be drifting to the margins in terms of relevance and popularity, the Shiv Sena now appears to be keen to grab the headlines in the only way it knows — letting loose its activists and indulging in vandalism and Pakistan-bashing.