Rahulraj begins in Congress

Newly elect Congress president Rahul Gandhi addresses the gathering during a grand elevation event held at the lawns of the All India Congress Committee (AICC) in New Delhi on Saturday. PTI Photo
In a major power shift, Rahul Gandhi on Saturday took charge as Congress president from his mother Sonia Gandhi amid celebrations and cheering by scores of party workers. <p clas...

Tusker kills one more farmer in Chitradurga district

The unfortunate victim of the latest jumbo attack has been identified as Galappa (45).
The lone tusker that re-entered Karnataka borders near Holalkere in Chitradurga district, on Friday, has trampled one more villager to death. So far, elephan...

STP battle leaves officials in a bind

Minister K J George announced the suspension of the penalty clause on Thursday, but officials said they would have to follow contrary instructions from the National Green Tribunal. DH file photo.
Confusion reigns among officials a day after the government said it would relax rules making sewage treatment plants compulsory for apartment complexes. <p class="bodytext" alig...

Women fighter pilots are battle ready

Flt Cadets Pratibha and Shivangi (LTO R) after graduation paradebyJBS umanadh
Flight cadets Shivangi Singh and Pratibha received wings from Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Sunil Lanba at the Combined Graduation ceremony here on Saturday, which confirms that within...

Weinstein made me blacklist Judd, Sorvino, says Peter Jackson

Director Peter Jackson, image courtesy twitter
Director Peter Jackson has claimed Harvey Weinstein designed a "smear campaign" against Ashley Judd and Mira Sorvino, that discouraged him to offer roles to the two actors w...

Bengaluru FC eye win over Chennaiyin to maintain lead

Bengaluru have garnered 12 points by scoring 13 goals from five matches with one loss, while Chennai is placed third with nine points in five matches after having lost two matches. DH File photo
Bengaluru FC will be eager to continue their winning run and consolidate their position at the top when they take on a defensive Chennaiyin FC in an Indian Super League match here tom...

Govt hikes import duty on electronic items, mobile phones, television sets, ovens

In a bid to promote Make in India, the government on Friday increased the import duty on a number of electronic items such as mobile phones, television sets, microwave ovens, LED lamps and water heaters. Representational image. Photo credit: Reuters
In a bid to promote Make in India, the government on Friday increased the import duty on a number of electronic items such as mobile phones, television sets, microw...
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