Congress still hopes that Jawaharlal Nehru's 125th birth anniversary celebrations will be a boost to the party’s very sagging morale.
Priyanka Gandhi has scotched the latest round of speculation on her taking up some big responsibility in the Congress with an open denial.
Even though states want changes in the Land Acquisition law, the UPA's worst legacy, the BJP is likely to have a political fight on its hands. It may require a joint session of parliament to enact the changes
This is aristocratic noblesse oblige perverted by delusional self-righteousness. It is this poisonous combination that has proved lethal for the Congress party.
Rahul Gandhi's family or party have made the systems of post independent India, how can he blame it?
What happens to the Congress without the dynasty? For it is the glue that holds it together. Remove it and the party is likely to disintegrate – torn asunder by inner power struggle
In his latest book Gandhi Before India, Ramachandra Guha chronicles the early life of Mahatma Gandhi. The book focusses on the years Gandhi spent in London and South Africa and how they shaped his ideology and philosophy. Here's an interview with him.
In an interview with Vivek Kaul, leading historian and public intellectual Ramachandra Guha tackles questions on the Gandhi dynasty, Kar Sevaks and the cowardice of the Indian state.
It is a measure of the Congress' immense desperation that it sees the ascendance of Rahul Gandhi, whom its own functionaries saw not long ago as a loser, as the only way to "save" the party from electoral ignominy.