In an exclusive interview with Satish Padmanabhan, Congress veteran Ashok Gehlot speaks about his government's plans for Rajasthan, Hindutva and the possible outcome of the forthcoming general elections.
The CWC has decided to have consultations with leaders from across the country and the party's top decision-making body then was divided into five groups for different regions – North, Northeast, West, East, and South.
The BJP, having finally succeeded with its Operation Lotus in the Karnataka Assembly – the means for this victory being inconsequential now – is bound to make strident efforts to topple the Kamal Nath and Ashok Gehlot regimes in M.P and Rajasthan now.
With no clarity yet on whether Rahul Gandhi has agreed to stay on as Congress president, the party has decided to take a bottom-up approach at analysing the organisational failures that led to its Lok Sabha debacle
Asserting that there is a 'wave of change' across India, Congress leader Sachin Pilot said the BJP's 'desperate' bid to 'polarise' voters by raising emotive issues will not pay any dividend in the Lok Sabha elections
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.