In India, Rahul Gandhi has taken over as the leader of the main opposition Congress party. The 47-year-old becomes the sixth member of the country's Nehru-Gandhi political family to head the party.
The latest state election results have shocked the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party headed by PM Modi. Still it won't be an easy walk for the opposition Congress party in next year's general election, says DW's Mahesh Jha.
India’s top court has dismissed calls for an investigation into a fighter jet deal with French firm Dassault. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has faced accusations of corruption over the deal.
India's opposition has accused Modi of corruption over the 2016 Rafale jet deal. The charge comes after French ex-President Francois Hollande said Modi asked Paris to pick an Indian billionaire as partner in the deal.
He has followed in the footsteps of many members of the Nehru-Gandhi family dynasty. But the 47-year-old has so far failed to help his party win at the ballot box.
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