India’s prime minister to step aside for a successor

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, 81, said that Rahul Gandhi — the 43-year-old heir to India's Nehru-Gandhi political dynasty — has the best credentials to become the next head of the Congress Party and prime minister, if the party wins this year’s election. He said Friday he would step aside after ten years in power at the head of the world’s biggest democracy.

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