January 20, 2014

Gandhi Heir Could Lose More than His Throne

Hartosh Bal, Bloomberg

The Associated Press

Most observers believe Congress grandees are trying to spare the 43-year-old Gandhi the embarrassment of a head-to-head contest -- and almost certain loss -- against popular Hindu hardliner Narendra Modi. If current trends hold, though, humiliation could be the least of young Gandhi’s worries.

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