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what will we do with it? It is a difficult proposition. What next? We have accepted gram sabha recommendations I have no option Seema Chishti: You have been very closely involved with the political strategy and organisation of the Congress party You had got a brilliant mandate — more than 200 seats; the first party to get so many seats in the past 20 years What happened that you had to clear projects three months prior to the polls You are also allowing the BJP and AAP to set the terms of debate You will announce the prime ministerial candidate we hear Between 2004 and 2009 we had an uninterrupted period Thereafter the CAG and the CBI became very active and thanks to the RTI Act we passed people became very conscious of their rights There is an awakened citizenship This is change Everybody is active As far as clearance is concerned these are not proposals that have come yesterday and we are clearing it today; these are proposals which have been cleared by everybody Even my predecessors I give them credit for clearance The psyche of fear which was not there in 2004-2009 became very much manifest in officials and ministers everybody is afraid They have been put in place because of the CAG CBI cases and courts Coomi Kapoor: The Congress has been very inadequate in dealing with the threat from the Aam Aadmi Party Is there a plan on how you will handle AAP Are you trying to undercut the BJP and in the process will undercut yourself We are not here to undercut anybody I believe in principles and so does the Congress You grow and let others grow too We believe in that If AAP wants to grow we will not undercut it That is why we supported it When A B Vajpayee first formed the government we had more numbers still we allowed (him/them) The Congress has a place in the democratic process of the country and nobody can take that place It has not cut anybody and nobody can cut it Coomi Kapoor: Do you have any scheme for dealing with the threat from AAP We have our roadmap We have our achievements From 2009 till today we should have reached 7 per cent GDP We have brought the anti-corruption bill Definitely people will realise it one day We have to do aggressive marketing In 2009 I was in charge of the AICC media cell and we had a big problem on the nuclear deal I went around the country did workshops and seminars prepared our soldiers to speak about it That is how we should do it Rahulji would like to do it that way Maneesh Chhibber: So far we only have Congress sources telling us about Rahul Gandhi’s plan Do you think he needs to step out take control of leadership and party and counter Narendra Modi in a more effective manner He has done adequate homework People who do enough homework will always be ready for any battle and those who do not do it and suddenly jump into it may succeed in one or two phases of the battle Success will come to the person who has done his homework I give 100 per cent marks to Rahul Gandhi on his perfect homework Anubhuti Vishnoi: There’s a lot of politics happening on the Western Ghats States have been up in arms Have you taken a view on any of the two reports on the Ghats There are two reports — the K Kasturirangan report and the earlier Madhav Gadgil report They have given conflicting versions on the same subject The Kasturirangan report will affect six states and there are a number of issues where we need to get the opinions of chief ministers and stakeholders I will write a letter to all the CMs asking them to go through the report and their committees should go through it as well Each state and each district has its own problems It cannot be a macro report; it has to be a micro one Kerala has already constituted a committee Ultimately it will be for the people We need not jump to conclusions there are several ways to tackle the problem I will asks all CMs to send recommendations and suggestions to the Central government It is federal state you can’t impose certain things on states Shyamlal Yadav: As the Administrative Reforms Commission chairman you didn’t recommend exemption for the CBI But as the law minister you recommended exemption Why the change in stand I don’t remember Proposition of law has to be read at the relevant time I still hold the stand I took KaunAin Sheriff*: Your Karnataka chief minister has inducted two MLAs with graft charges when your national president has been saying that the government should go hard on corruption They have not been chargesheeted Pranav Nambiar: There is a deal you have been looking to sign with the RIL on bank guarantees It was supposed to have been signed in early January Any updates on that We are issuing the gas price increase guidelines and have mentioned that the guidelines on bank guarantee will be finalised within a couple of days Shobhana subramanian: How much will the guarantee be I have not calculated it We are yet to finalise it Maneesh Chhibber: Why is it that the Congress’s first family has to be its leader Why aren’t there any other names Leadership is evolved it cannot be created or nominated They are not nominated leaders they are evolved leaders Why Narendra Modi and why not someone else Why Mulayam Singh Yadav and why not someone else These questions are not practical in a democracy The value system in a democracy evolves same as that of the leadership We have seen P V Narasimha Rao Lal Bahadur Shastri and Manmohan Singh as prime ministers We saw them despite the first family Many Congress persons have emerged Maneesh Chhibber: In the current scenario do you think Rahul Gandhi is your best bet He has prepared himself He has not hastened to occupy a post… he could have become the PM in 2009 He is not scared He has matured because of perfect homework Kirtika Suneja: What is your view on allowing GM crops? the worst affected, (Source: Express photo by Shuaib Masoodi) VIEW MORE PICTURES HERE: Flood fury in Jammu and Kashmir; 100 feared dead, The solution to all problems is development:? 2015 10:55 am:? 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