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  • Confirmation bias

    Confirmation bias

    In characterising Dr Manmohan Singh’s stewardship of UPA-II as being “preoccupied with saving his coalition” and describing Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s manner of functioning as “autocratic” in his first term, Mukherjee, critics would say, has only confirmed what many have long suspected.

    December 14, 2020
  • Critical moment

    Critical moment

    And while Mrs Sonia Gandhi was determined not to countenance any challenges to her reign and that of her son in the past six years, it was clear to observers that Mr Patel played the role of a bridge not just between the next rung of leaders and the family but between the mother and son as well.

    November 27, 2020
  • Indefinitely interim?

    Indefinitely interim?

    In August 2019, when Mrs Gandhi took over as interim President after much demurring as reported at the time, she was said to have insisted that the CWC resolution emphasise the point that she was taking over “pending the election of a regular President by the All India Congress Committee”, as she was concerned her return would allow opponents to allege that the family was unwilling to cede control of the country.

    August 11, 2020
  • Congress president Sonia Gandhi turns 73, wishes pour in

    Congress president Sonia Gandhi turns 73, wishes pour in

    However, Congress chief is not celebrating her birthday in the wake of rape incidents in various parts of the country and concerns over women's security, sources said.

    December 9, 2019
  • Congress looking for rejig later this month, loyalists for key posts

    Congress looking for rejig later this month, loyalists for key posts

    A senior Congress leader said, 'The party is looking for ideologically committed workers and leaders. Loyalty to the party and experience in handling party organisation will be the prime eligibilities in selecting people to key posts.'

    September 16, 2019