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5 Must Reads: Exclusive interview with Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Modi challenges Rahul to a faceoff, Robert Vadra and more

Saturday, 19 April 2014 - 4:14pm IST | Agency: DNA Webdesk

#1 Narendra Modi again uses Sanjaya Baru book to hit out against Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi 
Narendra Modi today hit out at Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi over the claims made in a book by the Prime Minister's former aide, saying the mother and son would have to pay the "price" for running the UPA government from behind the scene.

#2 Kashmir has no expectation from Narendra Modi; Congress hanged innocent Afzal Guru: Syed Ali Shah Geelani 
In an exclusive interaction with I am in dna reporter Samiya Latief, senior separatist leader SAS Geelani talks about BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and the way forward for Jammu and Kashmir

#3 Has Robert Vadra utilised his Gandhi liaison to build up a real-estate empire? 
An investigative report by Online WSJ claimed Robert Vadra, son-in-law of Congress President Sonia used his Gandhi family connection for business benefits. The WSJ reveals how Vadra bought large tracts of arid agricultural land in a small town 'Kolayat' in western Rajasthan in 2009 and other parts of the country.

#4 Narendra Modi challenges Rahul Gandhi to a face-off in Assam
BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi Saturday challenged Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi to "a face off" as they were both addressing rallies in Assam. "Rahul Gandhi you are also in Assam today (Saturday). I am also here. So lets have a face-off," Modi said at an election rally here. Rahul Gandhi was addressing a rally in Nagaoan.

#5 Lok Sabha elections: Proof that democracy persists in India 
India remains an outlier amongst the democracies of the world- an unlikely candidate for the persistence of democracy. The democratic promise of compensating inequality of resources with equality of voice has remained largely unfulfilled as successive generations of politicians have taken the public for a ride.


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