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Congress chants Indira Mantra again - The New Indian Express

NEW DELHI: Ahead of the 2019 national elections, the Congress is falling back on its tried and tested stratagem—invoking the memory of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi to connect with voters. In Uttar Pradesh, one of the most crucial states in the ...and more »

Fotedar, a Nehru-Gandhi loyalist of certain vintage - The Hindu

The rise of Makhan Lal Fotedar in the Congress, spread over several decades, was slow and steady. Starting as a political worker in Jawaharlal Nehru's Lok Sabha constituency of Phulpur, he became Indira Gandhi's election agent in 1977, a powerful ...and more »

Out of my Mind: Dynasty disease - The Indian Express

Rahul Gandhi was frank in admitting that he was benefiting from a dynastic connection when he spoke in Berkeley, California. Where he was wrong was in arguing that dynastic succession was somehow natural to India. Rishi Kapoor was right in saying that ...and more »

Fotedar will live on through Indira Gandhi - The Sunday Guardian

He was Indira Gandhi's most trusted aide during her second term as Prime Minister. For pivotal political decisions, Rajiv Gandhi used him as his sole sounding board. He played a major role in the making of P.V. Narasimha Rao as the PM though later he ...and more »

This father-son duel, in Aurangzeb style… - The Tribune

AURANGZEB Alamgir, the Mughal emperor who ruled India for nearly 60 years, is universally believed in India to be the most prominent villain of Indian history. And this bad reputation has accrued to him primarily because he had done bad things to his ...and more »

ML Fotedar: An insider - Greater Kashmir

Makhan Lal Fotedar, a veteran Congress leader who was a close confidante of former Prime Ministers Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi, died on Wednesday. He died at a hospital in Gurugram on the outskirts of Delhi. May his soul rest in peace. Makhan Lal ...and more »