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India's main opposition Congress party in throes of crisis

Aug. 11, 2019 5:46 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — By appointing Sonia Gandhi interim president, India's oldest political party seems to have sent a message that it can't survive without the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty. Political analysts say the main opposition Congress party lost an opportunity to rid itself of an image of being driven by one...

India's Congress party appoints Sonia Gandhi interim chief

Aug. 10, 2019 3:42 PM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — India's main opposition Congress party on Saturday appointed Sonia Gandhi as interim president until it elects a new party chief. The party accepted the resignation of her son Rahul Gandhi, who quit as party president in July after its crushing defeat in national elections.He continues to...