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History will view Sonia Gandhi positively
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History will view Sonia Gandhi positively

'Sonia's term as Congress president -- which was 20 years -- was the longest in the party's history.''It will also go down as the period in which the Congress transformed in the way Indians viewed it,' says Aakar Patel. Rahul Gandhi is the sixth person from his family to be president of the Indian National Congress. The first was Motilal Nehru, who was followed by his son Jawaharlal, and then came Indira, Rajiv and Sonia. Motilal Nehru became president in 1919 and so next year it will be a ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago

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10 times BJP leaders turned offensive

Syed Firdaus Ashraf lists 10 instances when the BJP didn't pull its punches. The storm over Mani Shankar Aiyar's remark calling Narendra D Modi 'neech kism ka aadmi' (a vile man), has not blown over. Even as the Congress suspended Aiyar from membership of the party, the Bharatiya Janata Party went all out to make political capital from the episode.   Modi quickly pounced on the remark: 'Shriman Mani Shankar Aiyar said Modi is of 'neech' (lower) caste and is 'neech' (vile).' 'Is this not ...
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Rahul, best choice to lead the Congress

'For the Congress, the family is the final court of appeal.''If there is no family, all leaders are equal.''If all leaders are equal, anyone can lead the Congress.''So every time the family has stayed in the background, the Congress has split,' points out Aditi Phadnis. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Rahul Gandhi is set to become Congress president, a post that was once occupied by his father, mother, grandmother, grandfather and great-grandfather. All his relatives were strong-minded ...
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All the Congress presidents: From family to foreigners

Of the 15 people who led the 132-year-old party post independence, four have belonged to the Gandhi-Nehru family. IMAGE: Motilal Nehru was the first from the Nehru-Gandhi family to be Congress president. He served as president twice -- 1919 and 1928. Photograph: Keystone/Getty Images A prominent leader of the Hindu Mahasabha and the Father of the Nation. People of foreign origin, and from all corners of the country. Four women, and three leaders assassinated. The presidents of ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago King Cong! Rahul Gandhi to take over as party prez in Dec  DNA1 month ago Congress paves way for Rahul's elevation as party chief in Dec  Rediff.com2 months ago Before Rahul: Profiles of those who helmed the Congress in the past  Sify2 months ago
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Rahul must quit as Congress prez 5 years later

'He is 47 years old and not married. Since his son or daughter can contest for Parliament only 25 years after being born, the earliest, if he marries in December, would be 2043.''So this, pretty much, is the end of the road for dynastic rule in the party,' says T C A Srinivasa-Raghavan. Arun Shourie once wrote that Indian politics needed totems around which the natives could gather, perchance to dance and feast. He was referring to the Congress party's perennial need for a Mohandas Gandhi, ...
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