Edition:
India
Pictures | Sun Dec 17, 2017 | 11:10am IST

Rahul Gandhi takes charge of Congress

Rahul Gandhi, newly elected president of India's main opposition Congress party, kisses the forehead of his mother and leader of the party Sonia Gandhi after taking charge as the president during a ceremony at the party's headquarters in New Delhi, India, December 16, 2017. REUTERS/Altaf Hussain

Rahul Gandhi, newly elected president of India's main opposition Congress party, kisses the forehead of his mother and leader of the party Sonia Gandhi after taking charge as the president during a ceremony at the party's headquarters in New Delhi,...more

Rahul Gandhi, newly elected president of India's main opposition Congress party, kisses the forehead of his mother and leader of the party Sonia Gandhi after taking charge as the president during a ceremony at the party's headquarters in New Delhi, India, December 16, 2017. REUTERS/Altaf Hussain
Close
1 / 8
Rahul Gandhi (C), newly elected president of India's main opposition Congress party, receives a certificate of election as his mother and leader of the party Sonia Gandhi and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh (R) applaud during a ceremony at the party's headquarters in New Delhi, India, December 16, 2017. REUTERS/Altaf Hussain

Rahul Gandhi (C), newly elected president of India's main opposition Congress party, receives a certificate of election as his mother and leader of the party Sonia Gandhi and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh (R) applaud during a ceremony at the...more

Rahul Gandhi (C), newly elected president of India's main opposition Congress party, receives a certificate of election as his mother and leader of the party Sonia Gandhi and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh (R) applaud during a ceremony at the party's headquarters in New Delhi, India, December 16, 2017. REUTERS/Altaf Hussain
Close
2 / 8
Sonia Gandhi, leader of India's main opposition Congress party, receives a memento from former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh (wearing blue turban) as her son and the party's newly elected president Rahul Gandhi looks on after he took charge as the president during a ceremony at the party's headquarters in New Delhi, India, December 16, 2017. REUTERS/Altaf Hussain

Sonia Gandhi, leader of India's main opposition Congress party, receives a memento from former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh (wearing blue turban) as her son and the party's newly elected president Rahul Gandhi looks on after he took charge as the...more

Sonia Gandhi, leader of India's main opposition Congress party, receives a memento from former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh (wearing blue turban) as her son and the party's newly elected president Rahul Gandhi looks on after he took charge as the president during a ceremony at the party's headquarters in New Delhi, India, December 16, 2017. REUTERS/Altaf Hussain
Close
3 / 8
Rahul Gandhi, newly elected president of India's main opposition Congress party, addresses his supporters after taking charge as the president during a ceremony at the party's headquarters in New Delhi, India, December 16, 2017. REUTERS/Altaf Hussain

Rahul Gandhi, newly elected president of India's main opposition Congress party, addresses his supporters after taking charge as the president during a ceremony at the party's headquarters in New Delhi, India, December 16, 2017. REUTERS/Altaf Hussain

Rahul Gandhi, newly elected president of India's main opposition Congress party, addresses his supporters after taking charge as the president during a ceremony at the party's headquarters in New Delhi, India, December 16, 2017. REUTERS/Altaf Hussain
Close
4 / 8
A supporter waves a Congress party flag as the party's newly elected president Rahul Gandhi (unseen) addresses after taking charge as the president during a ceremony at the party's headquarters in New Delhi, India, December 16, 2017. REUTERS/Altaf Hussain

A supporter waves a Congress party flag as the party's newly elected president Rahul Gandhi (unseen) addresses after taking charge as the president during a ceremony at the party's headquarters in New Delhi, India, December 16, 2017. REUTERS/Altaf...more

A supporter waves a Congress party flag as the party's newly elected president Rahul Gandhi (unseen) addresses after taking charge as the president during a ceremony at the party's headquarters in New Delhi, India, December 16, 2017. REUTERS/Altaf Hussain
Close
5 / 8
Rahul Gandhi, newly elected president of India's main opposition Congress party, speaks with his mother and leader of the party Sonia Gandhi after taking charge as the president during a ceremony at the party's headquarters in New Delhi, India, December 16, 2017. REUTERS/Altaf Hussain

Rahul Gandhi, newly elected president of India's main opposition Congress party, speaks with his mother and leader of the party Sonia Gandhi after taking charge as the president during a ceremony at the party's headquarters in New Delhi, India,...more

Rahul Gandhi, newly elected president of India's main opposition Congress party, speaks with his mother and leader of the party Sonia Gandhi after taking charge as the president during a ceremony at the party's headquarters in New Delhi, India, December 16, 2017. REUTERS/Altaf Hussain
Close
6 / 8
Supporters of India's main opposition Congress party celebrate before their party's newly-elected president Rahul Gandhi, took charge as the president outside the party's headquarters in New Delhi, India, December 16, 2017. REUTERS/Altaf Hussain

Supporters of India's main opposition Congress party celebrate before their party's newly-elected president Rahul Gandhi, took charge as the president outside the party's headquarters in New Delhi, India, December 16, 2017. REUTERS/Altaf Hussain

Supporters of India's main opposition Congress party celebrate before their party's newly-elected president Rahul Gandhi, took charge as the president outside the party's headquarters in New Delhi, India, December 16, 2017. REUTERS/Altaf Hussain
Close
7 / 8
A performer poses during celebrations after Rahul Gandhi, newly elected president of India's main opposition Congress party, took charge as the president during a ceremony outside the party's headquarters in New Delhi, India, December 16, 2017. REUTERS/Altaf Hussain

A performer poses during celebrations after Rahul Gandhi, newly elected president of India's main opposition Congress party, took charge as the president during a ceremony outside the party's headquarters in New Delhi, India, December 16, 2017....more

A performer poses during celebrations after Rahul Gandhi, newly elected president of India's main opposition Congress party, took charge as the president during a ceremony outside the party's headquarters in New Delhi, India, December 16, 2017. REUTERS/Altaf Hussain
Close
8 / 8

Next Slideshows

India this week

Our top India photos from this week.

17 Dec 2017

Surfing giant waves in Portugal

The Praia do Norte beach has become a destination for big wave surfers since Hawaiian surfer Garrett McNamara set a world record there for the largest wave...

16 Dec 2017

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle set wedding date

Prince Harry and his American fiancee, Meghan Markle, will marry on May 19 next year, Kensington Palace says.

15 Dec 2017

Pilgrimage of the clowns

Worshippers dressed as clowns carry on a decades-old tradition, parading to Mexico's holiest Catholic shrine to give thanks and ask for prosperity in the New...

14 Dec 2017

MORE IN PICTURES

Puerto Rico in the dark

Puerto Rico in the dark

Almost four months ago, Hurricane Maria decimated the U.S. territory's outdated electric grid so forcefully that 40 percent of its 3.4 million residents remain without power.

Detroit Auto Show

Detroit Auto Show

Highlights from the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

Dakar Rally 2018

Dakar Rally 2018

Stunning images as vehicles race from Peru to Argentina.

Pope visits Chile and Peru

Pope visits Chile and Peru

Pope Francis arrived in Chile, the first stop in a trip that includes Peru, as he hopes to inject new confidence in two staunchly Catholic countries where the Church's credibility has been severely damaged by sexual abuse scandals.

Best of Australian Open

Best of Australian Open

Highlights from the tennis tournament in Melbourne.

Protesting the pope

Protesting the pope

Demonstrators clash with police during protests against a sexual abuse scandal and the $17 million cost of Pope Francis' visit to Chile.

Starlings in the sky

Starlings in the sky

A murmuration of starlings dance in the sky.

Thousands flee erupting volcano

Thousands flee erupting volcano

Philippines orders the forced evacuation of residents after the Mayon volcano spews ash.

Editors Choice Pictures

Editors Choice Pictures

Our top photos from the last 24 hours.

Trending Collections

Pictures

Podcast