Mani Shankar Aiyar

Rahul Gandhi Take-Over Plan, Sonia Gandhi To Retain Key Role

Rahul Gandhi will take over as Congress president from his mother Sonia Gandhi in a process of organisational elections that begin next month as planned, top party sources said today, seeking to quash rumours that the transition may be delayed. The elections in the mammoth party are expected to be held over several weeks and Mr Gandhi, who is currently the party number 2, will take over as president in

Mani Shankar Aiyar mocks Modi's tea-seller origins

Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar on Friday said Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi is only capable of becoming a tea stall vendor. Addressing the All India Congress Committee (AICC) meeting here, Aiyar stated: “Narendra Modi can never be the Prime Minister of India. However, if he wants, we can set up a tea stall for him here.” Reacting to his statement, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister