Fifth Column: Dynastic tremors

Fifth Column: Dynastic tremors.In this column I have often pointed out that the Congress party’s main political problem is that the Gandhis have not adjusted to being out of power. So it made me happy to hear the Prime Minister say this last week. And, it made me happier still to hear Rahul Gandhi admit that he was “here to save the people of India from Narendra Modi”. In saying this he inadvertently confirmed that neither he nor his Mummy have accepted the verdict of the 2014 general election. If Lalit Modi had not become the reason to disrupt Parliament, there would have been another. Ever since Rahul returned in confrontationist mode from his mysterious holiday, he has flitted from issue to issue. Here is a short list. The food park in Amethi, changes to the land Bill, farmers’ distress, the film institute in Pune. With Lalit Modi and Vyapam he seems to believe he has hit the jackpot. – See more at:



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