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As Congress fails to provide any leadership to its MLAs, it is natural that those aiming for development of their constituencies will collectively join a party that can. Like the BJP.
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The BJP managed to win over the support of the marginalised communities by projecting Modi as an OBC leader. Here's what the grand old party can do to reverse it.
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Rahul Gandhi, opposition is no picnic: How DK Shivakumar proves Rahul Gandhi's Amethi message should be ignored
The political space, govt or opposition, is forever up for grabs. The Congress can afford to miss this truth at its own peril. Rahul Gandhi certainly has not understood it.
Rahul Gandhi's resignation at this point is inexplicable. He should have waited till the storm blew over and then handed over to a deputy.
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Smart Girl, Sapna Choudhary: The dancer-turned-BJP neta is already a seasoned politician as these three moves show
The dust of the Lok Sabha Elections has settled. The singer tested the waters and officially joined politics, keeping the Delhi elections in mind.
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How Indira Gandhi's Congress Declined: Ironically, it's not the INC but Narendra Modi who's following her footsteps
Indira Gandhi built the Congress on toughness, empathy and pride in roots, culture and national security. Today's Congress leaders seem determined to dissipate her legacy.
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.
The dying political parties of India: These six parties face total extinction. Or can they ride out the saffron tide?
There's still one way to continue to be relevant. But can these parties make the transition?
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The trains ran on time, the press crawled: An Emergency lesson was that Indians are not obsessed with political freedom
We romanticised the 1977 election ending Mrs Gandhi's rule. Sterilisation and the Opposition's imprisonment showed the Gandhis to be amateurs. Anyone could learn from their mistakes today.
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