- Able leaders PM Manmohan and CMs Sheila Dikshit, Ashok Gehlot, YSR
- Alliance with TMC Sonia’s decision to go with Trinamool in Congress
- People-friendliness The aam aadmi card and development agenda
***The Congress Backroom Boys
Digvijay Singh The Congress general secretary is the man who talks to allies and draws up broader strategies.
Sam Pitroda The current National Knowledge Commission chairman is key advisor to Rahul.
Kanishka Singh A Wharton MBA and son of Rajasthan governor S.K. Singh, he quit his job as an investment banker to join the Congress. Is Rahul’s Man Friday, prepares his daily schedule and clears appointments.
Jairam Ramesh Recently quit as minister of state for commerce. Arranges most of Rahul’s interactions with experts.
Meenakshi Natrajan Looks after the affairs...