OCCUPATION: Chairwoman, Indian National Congress
NUMBER OF TIME COVERS: 0
PREVIOUS APPEARANCES ON THE TIME 100: 0
PRO: Italian-born widow of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi who controls the storied, Leftish party that leads the coalition government of booming, nuclear-armed India.
CON: She's subject to the often-conflicting demands of an unruly bunch of parties that form the governing coalition.
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