26 November, 2020

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Deep Throat
outlookindia.com
2017-10-14T11:01:03+05:30

Crunch Time

With Rahul Gandhi finally putting his team together, Congr­ess HQ on Akbar Road is facing a rather peculiar problem. Rahul wants each office-­bearer to look after only one state or department, resulting in a surge in their number, forcing many to share rooms. So senior leader Kamal Nath shares his room with newly appoin­ted Rajasthan in-charge Avi­nash Pande, Ambika Soni with Ashok Gehlot and B.K. Hariprasad with R.P.N. Singh. Sharing office space is apparently becoming a bit complicated for the leaders, especially when visitors are to be entertained. No wonder most opt for the work-from-home option.


Home Truth

Sasikala’s five-day Chennai trip on parole to visit her ailing husband didn’t create the ripples many exp­ected. Only the known suspects of her camp called on her, while the EPS camp stayed away. Six ministers are said to have spoken to her over the phone to clarify they had nothing personal against her and that they had to go with the majority to placate the Centre...

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