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Jun 15, 2019
Firstpost Editor's Picks: PM's China outreach, who's in charge of Congress, Magnus Carlsen; today's top storiesFinding a way forward on China, the critical foreign policy task for which S Jaishankar has been brought into government, is no small task.
Mar 14, 2017
BJP vs Congress: Why the Gandhi family is likely to become redundant in Indian politics post 2019Overall, it's a grim scenario for the Congress and its first family. Both face the prospect of getting redundant. After 2019, they may not even be discussed as political players of any consequence.
Mar 08, 2017
Why dynasties, 'first families' that plague Indian politics are antithetical to democracyPolitical dynasties are a disease which debilitate the democracy by concentrating power and wealth within a few families.
May 19, 2016
Renaming row: This is a cheap shot from Rishi Kapoor; not worth the slursAs the first family of cinema, the Kapoors were buddies with the Gandhis. Would Rishi Kapoor have said the things he has, when Indira Gandhi was in power?
Mar 22, 2016
If Modi is the man he says he is, he should throw out Venkaiah Naidu for his cringing sycophancyDid Venkaiah Naidu actually think that this sort of toadying up would make Modi a happy man, that there would be reward for this public display of obsequiousness?
Dec 12, 2015
'Sonia didn't allow me to become PM in 1991, treats Congress like family fiefdom': Pawar's new bookSharad Pawar's newly released book says Congress chief Sonia Gandhi did not let him become prime minister in 1991 as he had an “independent mind” and his election to the post would “not be good for the first family.” Pawar calls out the Gandhis, including Indira, Rajiv and Sonia, for treating the Congress party as their “family fiefdom”.
Nov 29, 2015
Enough of hurting each other, what's wrong with feeling good about being an IndianThe Prime Minister managed to jumpstart the session and disarm the prickly hostility that has come to mark the Indian political landscape.
Oct 20, 2014
Assembly elections have a simple message for Congress: Dump the GandhisArray
Sep 16, 2014
Diminishing Gandhis: Have they been reduced to mere leaders of a Congress faction?Let's put the question straight. Are the Gandhis in control of the Congress? Or, are they just leaders of the most powerful faction in the party? Seniors leaders of the party would vouch for the authority, moral and otherwise, of the family in public and profess absolute loyalty to it, but post-election developments suggest there is more than what meets the eye.
May 21, 2014
A party of one: BJP represents an exception to the Indian ruleIndia's political parties are all run by either Dynasts or solo players who cannot be held accountable by their parties. The BJP seems to be the rare exception in this scenario.