Reuven Rivlin, a far-right member of Israel`s ruling Likud party, was today elected as the nation`s 10th President to replace Shimon Peres, ending the "dirtiest" campaign in the history of the Jewish nations` most respected public office.
Hinting at a change in the usual
practice of nominating office bearers, Congress leader Rahul
Gandhi on Thursday said the party would now elect its leaders to
encourage the youth to take up various posts.