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Ghulam Nabi Azad

Congress 2022: War Dance in the Puppet Kingdom

MJ Akbar

Congress wants a regent, a placeholder for Rahul Gandhi. But who can combine political sagacity with a saintly heart? Ashok Gehlot, the loyal one, has weakened Sonia Gandhi at a vulnerable moment. If she relents, the aura of command gets blown apart. Congress has become a puzzled jigsaw rather than a jigsaw puzzle, a combination of small cardboard pieces that no longer add up to a coherent picture

Game of Thrones

This time, Vasundhara Raje's challenger is the current Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat

Can Congress Be Saved?

The party has announced elections to its president’s post in a victory for the rebels whose ranks included Ghulam Nabi Azad till recently. All eyes are now on Rahul Gandhi in a test of his resolve not to contest

Letter to the Creditor

Ghulam Nabi Azad means well but his rebellion is past its sell-by date

Political Amnesia

Ghulam Nabi Azad’s search for relevance and reward

Ghulam Nabi’s letter sharpens Rahul’s leadership dilemma

Criticism of “remote control” in running Congress raises cost of not contesting for Congress president

Going Alone

Mamata Banerjee is said to have already informed Congress that they will not have an alliance against the BJP

Rifts Widening in Congress

The resignation of Ghulam Nabi Azad and Anand Sharma is a clear indication that the divide between the G 23 group of senior rebel leaders and the Gandhis is almost irreparable

Safe Distance?

There is now speculation that Nitish Kumar is again planning to change his political alignment and laying the ground to distance himself from BJP for the 2024 General Election.

Seat Crunch

The fence-sitters think it is easier to break off from the party for a seat in Rajya Sabha

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