Rahul Gandhi takes charge as Congress president

 CEA chairman Mullappally Ramachandran hands over the certificate of party president to Rahul Gandhi during a grand event held at the lawns of the All India Congress Committee (AICC) in presence of his mother and predecessor Sonia Gandhi, and former prime minister Manmohan Singh, in New Delhi on Saturday. PTI Photo
Rahul Gandhi today took charge as the president of Congress in the presence of the 132-year-old party's top brass and his family members. The Congress' central election authority (CEA) ha...

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...

Rahul Gandhi attacks PM, accuses BJP of spreading hatred

Gandhi said that the Congress brought India into the 21st century, and the BJP is trying to send it back to medieval times.
Soon after taking charge as the Congress president, Rahul Gandhi today launched a frontal attack on the BJP, accusing it of spreading hatred and alleged that Prime Minister Narendra M...

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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