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Non-Gandhi can lead Cong but family key to party, says Mani Shankar Aiyar

Amid uncertainty over Rahul Gandhi continuing as Congress president, senior leader Mani Shankar Aiyar said on Sunday that a ‘non-Gandhi’ can be party chief, but the Gandhi family must remain active within the organisation. “The BJP’s objective is to have a ‘Gandhi-mukt Congress’ so as to have a ‘Congress-mukt Bharat’, he claimed. It would be […]

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BJP hints at defections from Congress, TDP in Telangana

More than a dozen leaders of the Congress and Telugu Desam Party in Telangana are likely to cross over to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the next couple of months, three leaders of the saffron party claim. “We got a good start in Telangana. Like West Bengal and Odisha for 2019 election, we will […]

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Rahul must continue as AICC chief: Siddaramaiah

Siddaramaiah says the Congress needs him at this juncture Former Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Thursday said Rahul Gandhi must continue as the All India Congress Committee president since there was no alternative at this juncture. “He [Mr. Gandhi] should continue in the post as the party needs him in this situation. I am sure […]

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Roshan Baig calls on BJP leaders, fuels further speculation

After brushing aside the show cause notice sent to him by the Congress following his revolt against the State leadership, former Minister and Congress MLA Roshan Baig on Tuesday called on Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and M.J. Akbar in Delhi. It is being speculated in Congress circles that Mr. Baig might […]