Come every election and a majority of the regional parties would gang up together and announce the formation of a non-BJP, non-Congress alternative. Last time in 2009, the idea of a CPIM-led alternative coalition had to bite the dust after a jaw-dropping performance from the Congress. However, this time with the Congress seemingly in no position to repeat the stellar performance of 2009 and the BJP still encompassed mostly in the North and the West of the country, the regional parties see a real chance. But with too many regional satraps eyeing the Prime Minister's chair and the inherent contradictions and political tussle among the various parties, will they be able to stick together and form a government? Or are the Indian voters looking for stability after years of policy paralysis? The Big Fight debates with representatives from every major regional outfit.