'Friendship isn't about retaliation. India must help all nations in their hour of need but lifesaving medicines should be made available to Indians in ample quantities first,' Congress leader Rahul Gandhi tweeted.
He pointed out that the coronavirus outbreak was a serious attack on our fragile economy and took potshots at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call for beating of 'thalis' in the honour of those working to contain the spread of the virus.
Sonia Gandhi's biggest challenge will be to strike a quick balance between the ego of veteran leaders and the aspirations of youngsters as Assembly elections in Haryana, Maharashtra and Jharkhand approach
Whether Rahul Gandhi stays on as Congress president or goes may yet be a tough question to answer but Congress sources say Sonia Gandhi is again the leader to watch out for. The future course of the party, insiders say, will be chalked out by her.
Rahul Gandhi has acquiesced to a demand that emanated out of petty infighting in the Kerala unit of the Congress -- Wayanad is not a constituency chosen out of some coherent strategy. And the deeper problem: it also pits the Congress against the Left. That's confused signalling.
The way the Congress party handled the selection of new Chief Ministers for the Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan, it suggests that the 'high command' culture in the party may have given way to more inner-party democracy. The same cannot be said for the BJP.