Timeline: Tracking the Saamna somersault through headlines

We take a look at all the front page headlines of Saamna from the time the BJP split with the Shiv Sena until today.

FP Politics October 31, 2014 16:02:35 IST
Timeline: Tracking the Saamna somersault through headlines

The tiger has withdrawn its claws.

With Uddhav Thackeray deciding to attend the swearing in ceremony of new Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on the behest of Amit Shah, the capitulation of the Shiv Sena to the BJP is complete.

Timeline Tracking the Saamna somersault through headlines

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Nothing demonstrates this better than the shifting front page headlines of the Saamna newspaper. From screaming threats and chest beating soon after the BJP split with the Shiv Sena, the newspaper had to radically tone down its rhetoric once the election results were declared, and BJP President Amit Shah played hard ball.

We take a look at all the front page headlines of the Shiv Sena mouthpiece from the time the BJP split with the Shiv Sena until today.

The change, as you will find, is quite radical.

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