Saffron Senoritas lead TV charge -
Suman K Jha, ExpressBuzz
Smriti Irani leads the pack. The BJP Mahila Morcha (women’s wing) President and the youngest-ever woman member of Rajya Sabha is already a pro when it comes to television debates. She is, incidentally, also a much-in-demand “star campaigner” for the party. Read Full Article››
During the 2004 election campaign, Rahul Gandhi told journalists, “My girlfriend’s name is Veronique, not Juanita… she is Spanish and not Venezuelan or Colombian. She is an architect, not a waitress, though I wouldn’t have had a problem with that. She is also my best friend.” Amazingly, not much has been heard of Veronique since then, though for a while she was spotted in India occasionally. Given the Congress vice president’s long relationship with an unmarried South American girl, questions are surely in order. Since 2012, Rahul Gandhi has been seen in the company of Noella, an Afghan princess and jewellery designer, whose mother is also an Italian. She is also the granddaughter of former Afghanistan king, late Mohammad Zahir Shah. BJP leader Subramanian Swamy has publicly stated that he had seen the couple together in France over a year ago. The bottom line is that Narendra Modi is a celibate with a celibate wife and a mutual understanding to live separate lives. Rahul Gandhi is a bachelor who goes on holiday in India and aboard with women he does not marry. As the preeminent leader of the Congress and its de facto prime ministerial candidate, he needs to come clean about his relationships. Sandhya JainRead more...