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'Biggest faces of corruption': PM Modi lashes out at KCR for promoting political dynasty in Telangana
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'Biggest faces of corruption': PM Modi lashes out at KCR for promoting political dynasty in Telangana

The prime minister highlighted that when political dynasties are removed from power, it opens up avenues of developmen

PM Modi to BJP MPs: Dynastic politics hollowed out India, warn people of its danger before 2024 polls
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PM Modi to BJP MPs: Dynastic politics hollowed out India, warn people of its danger before 2024 polls

PM Modi launched a scathing attack on the opposition for criticising the government's evacuation of Indian students from war-torn Ukraine without having the statistics to back it up

National Youth Day 2021: Dynastic politics biggest enemy of democracy, says Narendra Modi
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National Youth Day 2021: Dynastic politics biggest enemy of democracy, says Narendra Modi

Addressing the valedictory function of the second National Youth Parliament Festival, Modi urged youths to join politics, saying the 'poison of dynastic politics' will continue to weaken democracy unless they join the fray

Sonia, Rahul Gandhi responsible for tarnishing Manmohan's image, death of Congress party, says economist Jagdish Bhagwati
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Sonia, Rahul Gandhi responsible for tarnishing Manmohan's image, death of Congress party, says economist Jagdish Bhagwati

Noted Indian-American economist and academic Jagdish Bhagwati, Thursday, came down heavily on the Gandhi family and the dynasticism rife within the top echelons of the party.

In Lok Sabha address, Modi scalds Congress' devotion to Nehru-Gandhi family, says party has lost touch with reality
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In Lok Sabha address, Modi scalds Congress' devotion to Nehru-Gandhi family, says party has lost touch with reality

During his Lok Sabha speech on Tuesday, Narendra Modi seemed anguished over Congress' accusations that he and the BJP intended to obliterate achievements and work done by past governments

Mayawati appoints nephew, 'heir' Akash Anand as national coordinator; BSP chief's brother Anand Kumar becomes national VP
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Mayawati appoints nephew, 'heir' Akash Anand as national coordinator; BSP chief's brother Anand Kumar becomes national VP

BSP supremo Mayawati appointed her brother Anand Kumar and her nephew Akash Anand as the party’s national vice president and national coordinator, respectively, in a closed-door meeting on Sunday

Resignations of PCC chiefs won’t help Congress; party must strengthen Seva Dal, show door to dynastic non-performers
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Resignations of PCC chiefs won’t help Congress; party must strengthen Seva Dal, show door to dynastic non-performers

Unless Congress party sets accountability for each and every leader, and show the door to non-performers, the same set of senior leaders will be visible in the CWC meetings, brainstorming on their debacle after the Lok Sabha election in 2024

Mayawati uses EC ban to launch nephew Akash Anand as successor; move to counter rise of Bhim Army's Chandrasekhar Azad
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Mayawati uses EC ban to launch nephew Akash Anand as successor; move to counter rise of Bhim Army's Chandrasekhar Azad

After playing the victim card on Monday, BSP chief Mayawati used the EC 48-hr ban to formally launch her 24-year-old nephew Akash Anand into politics, letting everyone speculate if she has picked him as her successor

'Self-made' Tejasvi Surya key to BJP's 'New India' narrative; Bangalore South candidate ticks all the right boxes
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'Self-made' Tejasvi Surya key to BJP's 'New India' narrative; Bangalore South candidate ticks all the right boxes

Though part of a political family, BJP's Bangalore South candidate TejasviSurya has neither popped up on the political scene suddenly nor has he been parachuted from some political plane

HD Deve Gowda faces doubtful future as JD(S) finds its Lok Sabha campaign limited to family, Vokkaligas in south Karnataka
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HD Deve Gowda faces doubtful future as JD(S) finds its Lok Sabha campaign limited to family, Vokkaligas in south Karnataka

JD(S) patriarch HD Deve Gowda is livid these days as he knows that the survival of HD Kumaraswamy-led alliance government in Karnataka depends a lot on the outcomes of the Lok Sabha Election 2019

Arun Jaitley's charge that dynastic elevation rendered Rahul Gandhi talentless is vacuous, falls short of reason
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Arun Jaitley's charge that dynastic elevation rendered Rahul Gandhi talentless is vacuous, falls short of reason

Jaitley has drawn on the works of 'social psychologists' David Dunning and Justin Kruger, primarily to explain why Congress president Rahul Gandhi doesn't have what it takes to be a leader,

Amit Shah taking over from LK Advani: Move marks shift in strategy for a party that has struggled to find talent in its ranks
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Amit Shah taking over from LK Advani: Move marks shift in strategy for a party that has struggled to find talent in its ranks

In criticising BJP's decision to drop Advani — who played mentor to Modi in politics — the Congress has quipped that if BJP cannot respect elders such as Advani, how can it respect the country? Congress' reaction is fatuous. It reveals the difference between the two parties.

From Emergency to dynastic politics, Narendra Modi attacks Congress in blog: PM has given talking points to BJP cadres ahead of LS polls
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From Emergency to dynastic politics, Narendra Modi attacks Congress in blog: PM has given talking points to BJP cadres ahead of LS polls

Almost an hour after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's blog, which slams Congress' dynastic "family-first" politics, went online, former Union minister, senior advocate and Congress leader Kapil Sibal was ready with a counter-charge. Sibal said that Modi, too, is a dynast, so is Amit Shah, so are chief ministers of BJP-ruled states and host of Centre and state-level ministers.

NCP chief Sharad Pawar set to become head of largest political dynasty, his two-from-family rule leaves much to be desired
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NCP chief Sharad Pawar set to become head of largest political dynasty, his two-from-family rule leaves much to be desired

NCP chief Sharad Pawar has had ample opportunities to avoid the dynastic compulsions every time election tickets were distributed, but he didn’t

Rahul Gandhi is a 'congenital liar' who is 'hallucinating conversations', claims Smriti Irani in Facebook post
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Rahul Gandhi is a 'congenital liar' who is 'hallucinating conversations', claims Smriti Irani in Facebook post

In a Facebook post titled "Is the dynast a congenital liar — India’s first post-truth politician", Smriti Irani alleged that Rahul Gandhi has engaged in "hallucinating conversations" with Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar and others.

By fielding Priyanka Gandhi, Congress may have stumbled upon a shrewd move to add to Narendra Modi's difficulties
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By fielding Priyanka Gandhi, Congress may have stumbled upon a shrewd move to add to Narendra Modi's difficulties

With Priyanka Gandhi joining Congress, Rahul Gandhi may have stumbled upon a veritable strategy to — if not revive Congress — but at least add to Narendra Modi’s difficulties in India’s most crucial state that sends 80 lawmakers to the Lok Sabha

Priyanka Gandhi takes political plunge: Congress plays trump card, but questions around 2014 performance abound
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Priyanka Gandhi takes political plunge: Congress plays trump card, but questions around 2014 performance abound

Priyanka is now All India Congress Committee general secretary, a post her father Rajiv and brother Rahul held while entering politics

Priyanka's entry to Congress shows party not embarrassed of being dynastic, reaffirms value of Gandhi brand
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Priyanka's entry to Congress shows party not embarrassed of being dynastic, reaffirms value of Gandhi brand

Priyanka Gandhi's entry to active politics on the face of BJP's 'anti-dynasty' campaign and Modi's 'naamdar versus kamdar' pitch — shows the Gandhi family has decided to shed all inhibitions about Congress being regarded as a 'family run' enterprise

Makers of The Accidental Prime Minister complicit in BJP's design to disparage Singh, demonise Gandhis
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Makers of The Accidental Prime Minister complicit in BJP's design to disparage Singh, demonise Gandhis

Given the BJP’s record of stalling the release of films it considers inimical to its interest, The Accidental Prime Minister becomes an eloquent example of essentially illiberal forces exploiting the liberal ethos to spin propaganda

Sharad Pawar's nephew Parth contesting Maharashtra polls will complete NCP's transformation into dynastic party
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Sharad Pawar's nephew Parth contesting Maharashtra polls will complete NCP's transformation into dynastic party

If what Sharad Pawar reportedly said about his grandnephew, Parth Pawar contesting the forthcoming Maharashtra Legislative Assembly elections, it could — just could — be a game changer in Maharashtra politics