Himat Bahadur Singh recalls when former India Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi promised his village a bridge that would allow easy access to a community on the other side of the river. Thirty years later, he’s still waiting.
Standing beside his mother at the headquarters of India’s ruling Congress party after getting thumped in state elections two days ago, Rahul Gandhi again promised to overhaul the country’s oldest political vehicle.
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.
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 was briefly detained after visiting the site of deadly clashes between protesting farmers and police over the building of a motorway connecting the national capital with Agra, home to the Taj Mahal.
India’s Rahul Gandhi will hold a rally tomorrow at the site of an aluminum refinery of Vedanta Resources Plc , whose plan to mine bauxite in the area was rejected as a threat to local tribes and the environment.