RASHEED KIDWAI

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Are MLAs dying because MP assembly is jinxed?

Are MLAs dying because MP assembly is jinxed?

Rediff.com23 Jan 2020

Some BJP and Congress leaders believe the assembly building is filled with 'negative energy'.

Rahul's Savarkar jibe won't impact Uddhav's government

Rahul's Savarkar jibe won't impact Uddhav's government

Rediff.com17 Dec 2019

Rahul Gandhi is neither Congress president, office-bearer nor Congress leader in Parliament. This technical leeway provides adequate cover for Shiv Sena-Congress ties taking a nosedive, says Rasheed Kidwai.

How Indira Gandhi took Sonia in her fold

How Indira Gandhi took Sonia in her fold

Rediff.com9 Dec 2019

Small gestures from Indira gave Sonia the confidence that she could be a daughter-in-law in the distinguished family.

Amitabh@50: Stories you didn't know about the star

Amitabh@50: Stories you didn't know about the star

Rediff.com3 Oct 2019

Rasheed Kidwai unearths little-known stories from the Dadasaheb Phalke awardee's past as Amitabh Bachchan celebrates 50 years in the movies this month.

How Gandhi 'spiritualised' Nehru

How Gandhi 'spiritualised' Nehru

Rediff.com1 Oct 2019

When Nehru came in active contact with Gandhi 100 years ago, he was a Westernised rationalist while Gandhi was deeply soaked in the Indian ethos and spirituality, notes Rasheed Kidwai.

What Rahul and Priyanka are planning next

What Rahul and Priyanka are planning next

Rediff.com20 Mar 2019

Will Priyanka contest against Modi in Varanasi? Will Rahul also contest from Karnataka? Rasheed Kidwai -- Sonia Gandhi and the Congress party's biographer -- reveals what is churning in the Congress.

'Hand' that rocked Rao's boat after conviction stays by Manmohan

'Hand' that rocked Rao's boat after conviction stays by Manmohan

Rediff.com12 Mar 2015

It is an open secret that Manmohan Singh is not a popular figure in the Congress, but Sonia's presence, support and strategy are proving a blessing for the good doctor. When P V Narasimha Rao ran into rough times, Sonia remained indifferent and the Congress had left him to the wolves, says Rasheed Kidwai, author of books on Sonia Gandhi and the Congress party.