Rahul Gandhi’s Speech at CII

April 18, 2013

Has Rahul Gandhi missed an opportunity once again to raise his image and stature as a politician and a leader? Events come and events go. Some events are more talked about before they take place while others give the luxury of discussion in hindsight. Rahul Gandhi’s speech at Confederation...

Rahul Gandhi’s Speech at CII: An Exercise in Futility

April 18, 2013

Rahul Gandhi’s façade as a prime ministerial aspirant is disintegrating rapidly. His first public speaking foray in nearly a decade of political life only served to lay bare his inadequacies as a leader. In spite of the bravado exhibited by sycophants, Rahul Gandhi, in his speech at...

Pot Calling the Dynasty Black: Ajaz Ashraf

March 27, 2013

It is time we examined the society we have created before we invoke the rather trite argument of dynastic rule to stridently criticise the Gandhis and the Congress. No doubt, dynasty is antithetical to democratic politics. Yet, it is also true that dynastic succession is the norm outside the Indian...