5 Indians in Forbes most powerful women list
Thu, Aug 23, 2012 at 12:33
President, Indian National Congress, India
Forbes says, "Sonia Gandhi, the longest serving chief in the Indian National Congress Party history, has had to defend herself and the party after a spate of key assembly elections this year, blaming the drubbing on weak candidates and state party organizations. Lauded for overseeing heavy economic growth, she is also criticized for tolerating political corruption and failing to forge connections with India's fastest-growing demographic--younger voters."