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POLITICS

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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.

POLITICS

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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.

POLITICS

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Congress, Amethi, Rahul Gandhi, Dk shivakumar

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.

POLITICS

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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.

POLITICS

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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.

POLITICS

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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.

HUMOUR

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Rajiv gandhi legacy, Indira Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi, Nyay

Happy Birthday, Rahul Gandhi! Let's reflect on the year that was

Do some hard thinking. Maybe you do not have the mettle, and the nastiness, required to be a politician in South Asia. Maybe you didn’t want it in the first place.

POLITICS

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Rafale, Lok Sabha elections 2019, Rahul Gandhi, Praveen chakravarty

Head on a party platter? Is Praveen Chakravarty being made a scapegoat to absolve Rahul Gandhi?

Chakravarty was responsible for party data and would have had a say in strategy. But did he also decide on what or how to communicate? And can data really replace real party workers?

POLITICS

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Rajiv Gandhi, Indira Gandhi, Congress, Rahul Gandhi

Happy Birthday, Rahul Gandhi!

As the Congress president turns 49, here's wishing him a long, health and happy life.

POLITICS

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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.