India's Rahul Gandhi to become congress president

Rahul Gandhi is formally taking over from his mother as the president of India's main opposition party.

by

    Rahul Gandhi is formally taking over from his mother as the president of India's main opposition party.

    The Congress had been losing ground over the past three years after being defeated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's BJP in national polls.

    But in the past few months, Gandhi's stoked talk of a political revival with an aggressive campaign in regional elections in Modi's home state.

    Al Jazeera's Divya Gopalan reports from Gujrat.


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Meet the deported nurse aiding asylum seekers at US-Mexico border

    Meet the deported nurse helping refugees at the border

    Francisco 'Panchito' Olachea drives a beat-up ambulance around Nogales, taking care of those trying to get to the US.

    The rise of Pakistan's 'burger' generation

    The rise of Pakistan's 'burger' generation

    How a homegrown burger joint pioneered a food revolution and decades later gave a young, politicised class its identity.

    'We will cut your throats': The anatomy of Greece's lynch mobs

    The brutality of Greece's racist lynch mobs

    With anti-migrant violence hitting a fever pitch, victims ask why Greek authorities have carried out so few arrests.