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POLITICS

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Ashok Gehlot, Sonia Gandhi, Congress, Sachinpilot

Sachin Pilot sacking: How Congress high command cooked the Rajasthan storm

Under Indira jaisi Sonia Gandhi, the Congress received its worst drubbing in 2014. This led to a clamour for Rajiv jaisa Rahul. The Congress today is so clueless it doesn’t know when to raise a clamour.

POLITICS

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BJP, Congress, Sonia Gandhi, Rahulgandhi

What are the lessons learnt from the Scindia saga

It is not just that Scindia’s role is badly enacted but the silence of other Congress leaders is also frustrating. Even Rahul or Sonia or the CM could do with a few more lines of explanation.

POLITICS

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Priyankagandhivadra, Sonia Gandhi, Rahulgandhi, Congress

Sonia-Rahul differences on old guard vs Young Turks have doomed Congress

While many reasons are being attributed to Jyotiraditya Scindia quitting the Congress, only the Nehru-Gandhi family is to be blamed for the mess.

POLITICS

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Congress feud, Sonia Gandhi, Congress, Rahulgandhi

Is there a way out for the Congress?

Commentators say that the biggest problem is that Rahul Gandhi is the chosen one and the party doesn’t know what he stands for.

POLITICS

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Devendra Fadnavis, BJP, Sonia Gandhi, Sharadpawar

The learning curve ahead for the Maha Vikas Aghadi alliance

The Maha Vikas Aghadi coalition between the Shiv Sena, NCP and the Congress is a learning experience for a future politics of reconciliation and hope.  

POLITICS

 |  Shorts In The Dark  |  5-minute read
Sonia Gandhi, Sharadpawar, Shivsena-ncp-congressalliance, Uddhavthackeray

Horses for Maharashtra’s political courses

In many ways, this election also shows the limits of ideology as the nativism of the Shiv Sena clashes with the pan-India glue that Hindutva promises.

POLITICS

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BJP, Shivsena-ncp-congressalliance, Sonia Gandhi, Sharadpawar

Uddhav Thackeray's reign on thin ice

Maharashtra Chief Minister has begun his innings with the challenge of keeping the unlikely allies together and happy.

POLITICS

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Sonia Gandhi, Congress, Haryana assembly elections, Maharashtra Assembly polls

Why Congress looks headed for a poll rout in Maharashtra and Haryana

The BJP-Shiv Sena coalition along with its smaller partners could win as many as 220-240 seats. In Haryana, the BJP alone could get 70-plus seats.

POLITICS

 |  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?