01 December, 2020

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2018-12-07T10:32:43+05:30

Game Of Thrones

The race for a new Rajasthan chief minister—in case the Congress wins, that is—has taken a new twist. It is not just about state chief Sachin Pilot and former CM Ashok Gehlot. Party president Rahul Gandhi’s off-the-cuff remark about the possibility of a woman CM has triggered a race among senior woman leaders. Supporters of Girija Vyas, contesting from Udaipur, are convinced that Rahul hinted at her as a contender. Other Rajasthan Congress leaders say they have their own royalty, Chandresh Kumari of the Jodhpur royal family,  who can  take over from incumbant chief minister  Vasundhararaje.


The Broken Bridge

When Prashant Kishor joined the Janata Dal (United) and was subsequently elevated to the position of its national vice president by Bihar CM Nitish Kumar, he was expected to work as a bridge between his party and the BJP. He had, after all, designed Narendra Modi’s campaign for the 2014 Lok Sabha polls. But he appears to have done the opposite: widening the...

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