Neerja Chowdhury

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Congress becomes vulnerable to split

Congress becomes vulnerable to split

Rediff.com16 May 2014

A tally of less than 45 seats in the Lok Sabha reduces Congress to a regional party, just a shade better than the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam's 33 seats, making it vulnerable to a split if the party leadership does not get its act together, warns Neerja Chowdhury.

TWO MISTAKES Rahul Gandhi made in his TV interview

TWO MISTAKES Rahul Gandhi made in his TV interview

Rediff.com30 Jan 2014

Rahul Gandhi's press conference showed how cocooned he may be, that he does not brainstorm with a large enough group of party colleagues and senior leaders. But it also showed how difficult it is going to be to reform an entrenched organisation like the Congress from within, says Neerja Chowdhury.

If Modi can ride on anti-Cong wave, so can Kejriwal

If Modi can ride on anti-Cong wave, so can Kejriwal

Rediff.com13 Dec 2013

Could the Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP become the rallying point of new energies that are getting unleashed all over urban India, in quest for a different kind of politics, to such an extent that he can rein in Narendra Modi? It all depends on how it pans out its politics in the coming weeks, says Neerja Chowdhury.