Articles by Saroj Nagi
Jun 30, 2017
AIADMK to RJD, non-NDA parties crippled by internal turmoil, lack of succession planningThe top leadership of some of these Opposition parties and their gen-next are caught in a political vortex that threatens to push them into an existential crisis, much like it happened with Congress, and result in a non-NDA mukt India
May 24, 2017
Chandraswami: The life and times of self-styled godman who became controversy's favourite childChandraswami’s fortunes began to dip sharply after PV Narasimha Rao’s departure from the political scene in 1996
Mar 31, 2017
Rahul Gandhi’s elevation to party president could spark a Congress exodusThere has been nothing to give Congressmen hope that Rahul’s elevation may politically, organisationally or electorally alter the situation for the party.
Dec 14, 2016
Demonetisation and scramble for political gains: Congress could end up as a has-beenPrime Minister Narendra Modi’s demonetisation move has led to a mad scramble among political parties to tap the impatience, resentment and growing anger of the common people who have been forced to queue up, often for days together, outside ATMs and banks to withdraw their own money to beat the crisis of liquid cash for day to day expenses.
Dec 09, 2016
Sonia turns 70: Can Rahul match his mother who battled all odds to reach where she did?As Sonia turns 70 on Friday and prepares to hand the baton to Rahul, will the son measure up to his mother who battled all odds to reach where she did?
Dec 08, 2016
Jayalalithaa burial: Did Rahul Gandhi, Ghulam Nabi Azad harm Congress with ill-timed smiles?Until now the Congress has been drawing comfort from the fact that even if it rode piggyback on the DMK or the AIADMK in the state, the alliance paid it dividends in the Lok Sabha polls.
Nov 24, 2016
Demonetisation: Will the currency ban turn Rahul Gandhi into a leader for the Congress?Rahul will first need to prove himself to his workers, who had lost their confidence in him, to his organisation, which has been debilitated by serial defeats, and to his party which lacks a reliable social coalition that will help it capture the public mind. It is a daunting challenge
Oct 21, 2016
For Cong, it's a long wait between Rahul to be a full leader and Priyanka in active politicsIt is a long and tiring wait for Congress before it figures out who will lead the party — whether it will be Priyanka Vadra Vohra who seemed to have already lost most of her novelty factor, or Rahul Gandhi, whose emergence as a leader continues to be in doubt
Dec 19, 2015
All in Well: As Rahul battles BJP on many fronts, Congress MPs come under his scannerAamir Khan’s character in Three Idiots chanted ‘All is Well’. In the case of Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, it is a question of whether or not All in Well.
Dec 14, 2015
National Herald crisis: With Sonia back to firefighting, Rahul elevation likely to waitThe National Herald case that has hit Congress president Sonia Gandhi and her son Rahul Gandhi, may have one unintended consequence. It could push even further Rahul’s anointment as party chief and prune the role Sonia envisaged for him as the party’s face for all seasons.