22 May '11, 9am

Doubts grow over India's 'next PM' Rahul Gandhi: NEW DELHI - JUST a few months ago, Rahul Gandhi, scion of India...

NEW DELHI - JUST a few months ago, Rahul Gandhi, scion of India's famed Nehru-Gandhi political dynasty, was widely tipped as a future prime minister - and the only question was when he would take over the job. Now his appeal appears to be fading amid a stumbling performance in his campaign to be champion of the nation's poor and a string of corruption scandals that have rocked the ruling Congress party to which he belongs. Mr Gandhi, 41, drew headlines last week when he accused police in India's most populous state Uttar Pradesh of mass killings of farmers who had been demonstrating for greater compensation for land sales to the state. Mr Gandhi, son of Congress party chief Sonia Gandhi, described 74 mounds with 'dead bodies inside' after clashes between farmers and state police. 'There are quite severe atrocities taking place there. People have been killed,' he said. Days...

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