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LIFE

 |  3-minute read
Maneka Gandhi, Smriti Irani, Sonia Gandhi, Mothers

Mother's Day, Mother's Way: So, which political mom reminds you of your mother?

On Mother's Day, we take a look at some of the popular mothers in the world of politics and the mommy image that fits them best!

POLITICS

 |  16-minute read
Khushwant Singh, Rajiv Gandhi, Maruti, Emergency

India's Most Famous Saas-Bahu Saga: Why Indira Gandhi's household produced eternal bitterness between her daughters-in-law

As Maneka and Sonia Gandhi hit the headlines for their political moves, a look back at when the two women were just daughters-in-law to PM Indira Gandhi, in whose home a relationship of bickering and an eventual break in embittered ties began.

POLITICS

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Rahul Gandhi, Sonia Gandhi, Dynastic politics, Congress

What the Gandhis Gave: Those who accuse Rahul and Priyanka Gandhi of being dynasts know nothing of the Congress family's sacrifices

If Sonia Gandhi had wanted to be PM, nothing could have stopped her. The same goes for Rahul Gandhi much earlier. As I see it, they are not in politics for its sheer power, but for something else.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Gandhinagar, Lok Sabha elections 2019, Congress, Sonia Gandhi

Lok Sabha 2019: Is Priyanka Gandhi the Brahmastra the Congress has waited for all these years?

While she captured many hearts with her maiden speech as a politician, Priyanka Gandhi has the onerous task of resurrecting the party at both the regional and national levels.

POLITICS

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Sonia Gandhi, Renuka chowdhary, Mayawati, Women in politics

Women in politics are just politicians. They are not saris, jackets, or a particular kind of laughter

Commenting on a female politician's gender, looks or attire reflects the misogynistic mindset of our politicians. This is seen across the political spectrum, from the 'traditional' BJP to 'new-age' neta Rahul Gandhi.

POLITICS

 |  RIGHT Foot Forward  |  6-minute read
Indira Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi, Sonia Gandhi

Priyanka Gandhi arrives: The Gandhi daughter's entry shows 2019 polls are a direct battle between Sonia and Modi

People compare Priyanka with Indira Gandhi for her looks. But it is in fact Sonia Gandhi who learnt much more from Indira on how to plot a comeback. Can she pull this off?

VARIETY

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Sonia Gandhi, Congress, Robert Vadra, Priyanka Gandhi

Glimpses of Priyanka Gandhi: Can the proud wife, loving mother and tiger enthusiast now bring back 'acche din' for the Congress?

Priyanka's life has seen strange and sublime moments. On the day of Priyanka’s wedding with Robert Vadra, two bridegrooms arrived at 10, Janpath claiming that she was married to them!

POLITICS

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Mazar, Haunted, Ghosts, Lal Bahadur Shastri

Is 10 Janpath, home to several politicians, including Sonia Gandhi, haunted by ill luck?

Could a mazar in the compound of 10 Janpath Road perhaps be a reason for the dark circumstances that dogged some of its inhabitants?

POLITICS

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2019 general elections, Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi

How Priyanka Gandhi is a challenger not just to the BJP, but Rahul Gandhi too

So far, there was one Gandhi scion — now, there are two.

POLITICS

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Assembly elections 2018, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi

As the political rhetoric on all sides worsens, one can only ask, 'Ye andaz-e-guftagu kya hai?'

Polls now are seeing terrible language used for political rivals, and even their families, by all sides. There was, however, a gentler time in politics when politicians behaved like gentlemen