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 |  RIGHT Foot Forward  |  6-minute read
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.

POLITICS

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Cwc, Congress, Rahul Gandhi, Sonia Gandhi

What makes Sonia Gandhi tick? And with Rahul Gandhi's alternative ideas for Congress, can she do the trick?

When Indira was AICC chief, Nehru said it wasn’t great to face the Congress chief at the breakfast table every morning. Will family be aid or impediment to Sonia reviving the Congress now?

POLITICS

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Amit Shah, Rahul Gandhi, Narendra Modi, Article 370

Kashmir, a Kafkaesque nightmare: BJP supporters celebrate Kashmir's welfare as Kashmir is gagged

The PM tweets congratulating Kashmir, Ajit Doval sends videos of 'normal' life in the Valley and #KashmirWelcomesChange trends, all while Kashmiris face communications blackout.

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Rahul Gandhi, Syed modi, Ameeta sinh, Sanjay sinh

Goodbye and good riddance! Why Congress MP Sanjay Sinh's resignation to join the BJP is for the Congress' good

Sanjay Sinh abandoning the Congress is a reason for cheer. The party must be purged of opportunistic old leaders with questionable backgrounds, to make way for fresh talent.

POLITICS

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Congress, BJP, Rahul Gandhi, Shashi Tharoor

Win-win: Three reasons why Shashi Tharoor should join the BJP now

The Thiruvananthapuram MP doesn’t seem to have much of a chance of growth within the Congress now. The prospects for him in the BJP are way better. Why wait?

POLITICS

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Donald Trump, Sonia Gandhi, Shashi Tharoor, Rahul Gandhi

Speak softly, tweet less: A few items Rahul Gandhi should borrow from Sonia's survival kit

Sonia sharpened her attacks on the Atal Bihari Vajpayee govt, while learning to choose her words cautiously. Rahul must learn this too, for his and his party's political survival now.

POLITICS

 |  RIGHT Foot Forward  |  5-minute read
Sonbhadra, Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka gandhi vadra, Priyanka Chopra

What Priyanka Gandhi Vadra can learn from Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka Gandhi was in news for protesting in Sonbhadra. PC for being 'caught' smoking. Why the two stories are both similar and different.

POLITICS

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Sheila dikshit death, Rahul Gandhi, Delhi congress, Sheila Dikshit

When Sheila Dikshit said to me, ‘I know you. I have seen you on news channels’

An indefatigable politician. A warm mother. A true leader in a crisis. I don't know how people perceive Sheila Dikshit because she was all of these.

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Rahul Gandhi, Caste based reservation, Shudras, Congress

Why Congress needs to reach out to Shudra leaders to wrest power from the BJP

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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Priyanka Gandhi, Kerala, Wayanad, Rahul Gandhi

Upside down: How is Rahul Gandhi seen in the state that he now represents?

In south India, Rahul is not taken as a joke. It is from here that the Congress should try to rebuild the party.