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Congress, Congress president, Rahul Gandhi, Sonia Gandhi

Band-aid Politics: Why Sonia Gandhi may not be able to revive the Congress anymore

The party faces cash crunch to generation clash. And Sonia of 2019 is not the Sonia of 2009.

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Adhir ranjan chowdhury, Congress president, Article 370, Congress

When The Hand Shakes: Congress looks incredibly weak and unsure. The Article 370 moment has hit it the hardest

Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury appears a joke; Rahul Gandhi tweets when he should be mum. And the CWC fails to mention the Congress' past achievements. Can a new leader even help?

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Congress president, Jyotiraditya Scindia, Sachin Pilot, Milind Deora

Looking for a Leader: But for Congress, Mukul Wasnik, Sachin Pilot, Jyotiraditya Scindia et al are not the answer

In limiting its leadership contest to either pampered dynasts or predictable yes-men, Congress has shown it has forgotten what leadership is all about.

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Dynasty politics, Narendra Modi, Congress president, Priyanka gandhi vadra

The 'D' Delusion: What the collective Congress meltdown says about India’s feudal family politics

The Congress is having a breakdown facing political life without the direct running of the Gandhis. There are very important lessons for other political parties here.

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Congress president, Congress, Ahmed Patel, Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi quits: But the Congress still has a future with hope in it. It's up to the party to unearth that

With Rahul Gandhi quitting, and Sonia and Priyanka Gandhi apparently choosing to take a back seat for now, the Congress stands at a crossroads in political time.

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Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Salman Khurshid, Shashi Tharoor, Congress president

Is Congress in a coma? The only person who really seems to care is PM Modi

The grand old party seems adamant to cling to the Nehru-Gandhis and not reinvent. But PM Modi's continuing obsession with the Congress also indicates that perhaps all isn't lost for it.

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BJP, Priyanka Gandhi, Indira Gandhi, Congress president

How to Save the Congress: Only a 'Gandhi Mukt Congress' can avert 'Congress Mukt Bharat'

Rahul Gandhi's petulance and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's weakness is no longer the glue that will hold Congress together. The party urgently needs an interim President and real party elections.

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Congress president, Emergency, Indira Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi

Only a Gandhi: Why I think Rahul Gandhi, and only a member of the dynasty, should lead the Congress

Without a Nehru-Gandhi at the helm, the Congress has only seen doom. And the fact is, even now, despite the Modi wave and the politics of hate, Rahul Gandhi has a lot to feel confident about.

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Congress president, Lok Sabha elections 2019, Rajiv Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi

Sins of the father: Rajiv Gandhi, not Rahul, is responsible for where the Congress is today

Rahul Gandhi never inherited a party that had much internal coherence or ethical power. Rajiv Gandhi had weakened the Congress through the choices he made. It's unfair to blame only Rahul today.

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Shashi Tharoor, Adhir ranjan chowdhury, Amrinder singh, Rahul Gandhi

Congress Beyond Rahul: Three leaders who can replace Rahul Gandhi as Congress president

Who says the party doesn’t have leaders to do the job? They only need to choose from these three.