Nobody among India’s 1.2 billion people has been groomed to run Asia’s third-biggest economy more than Rahul Gandhi. Whether he wants to follow his father, grandmother and great-grandfather in doing so remains unclear.
India’s main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party will win the most seats in elections due by May while falling short of a majority, strengthening Narendra Modi’s chances to become prime minister, a poll shows.
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh signaled younger party leader Rahul Gandhi should replace him while saying he’ll step aside after elections due by May, ending a decade in power with Asia’s third-biggest economy in a slump.
India’s Rahul Gandhi pledged a fight to retain power in elections due by May while avoiding the pressure of being named as the Congress Party’s official prime ministerial candidate as it faces a resurgent opposition.
Rahul Gandhi is poised to lead India if the ruling Congress party wins the next election after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh signaled his support for the next member of the country’s famed political dynasty.
Supporters of India’s Congress party roared approval at an election rally last month as Rahul Gandhi draped a garland of flowers over a portrait of his great- grandfather, Jawaharlal Nehru, the independence hero who led the nation in its first two decades.