Sonia Gandhi

Trying to solve its party chief riddle, Cong creates a Rajasthan problem

Rajeev Deshpande

Congress leadership miscalculates as official “favourite” Ashok Gehlot refuses to quit as chief minister and becomes the centre of a revolt by MLAs

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

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

Truth Alone Triumphs. But Whose Truth?

Indian democracy imposes no narrow conformities on its citizens

Of Political Brands and More

Why would Prashant Kishor get into the Congress mess?

Why Congress is Essential for India and How it Can Be Revived

Congress must rejuvenate itself, bringing in fresh faces and young blood into its leadership at all levels. It would help if the party took steps to promote inner-party democracy and a more consultative decision-making style: Open up the party to internal elections for its key positions. Seek the views of a wide cross-section of party stalwarts, not just a favoured few. Allow and encourage the emergence of local, state and regional leaders, ratified by periodic votes of party members

Party and the Family

What Sonia Gandhi can learn from Megawati Sukarnoputri


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