The Indian Express: Sonia Gandhi described Ahmed Patel as an "irreplaceable companion" but, surprisingly, Rahul, who was often not on the same page as him, summed up the loss of Ahmed
bhai - as he was widely known - more pithily. Rahul acknowledged him as "one of the pillars of the Congress"- not exactly an understatement from a dynast who assumes that without the
first family thepartyis a hollow shell. There are legends, immortals and G.O.A.Ts, the Greatest of All Time. Then there is Diego Maradona. The legendary footballer died, aged 60, after suffering a cardiac arrest on Wednesday.