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sensex: Investor wealth soars Rs 5.33 lakh crore as exit polls predict return of NDA govt

[ad_1] MUMBAI: Investor wealth soared by more than Rs 5.33 lakh crore as the benchmark BSE Sensex sprinted more than 1,422 points + on Monday after exit polls predicted a return of the NDA government + led by the BJP. Tracking the sharp uptrend in equities, the market capitalisation of BSE-listed companies jumped by Rs 5,33,463.04 crore Monday. At the end of Monday's trading session, the market capitalisation of BSE-listed
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Delhi election results: Delhi Lok Sabha election result may get delayed by 5-6 hours: CEC | India News

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Declaration of results for the Delhi Lok Sabha seats may get delayed by around 5 to 6 hours on May 23 as more time will be spent on counting VVPATs from each of the 70 assembly segments of the national capital, chief electoral officer Ranbir Singh has said. He said after the Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) counting is over, the voter-verified paper audit trail (VVPATs) will be
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BJP wants Congress govt in Madhya Pradesh to prove majority | India News

[ad_1] BHOPAL: The BJP in Madhya Pradesh Monday said the Kamal Nath-led Congress government in the state should prove majority in the Assembly. Leader of Opposition in Assembly Gopal Bhargava said his party will ask Governor Anandiben Patel to convene a special session of the state Assembly "to discuss important issues and test the Congress governments strength". "I am writing a letter to the Governor for convening a special session
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Dutee Chand: Dutee Chand faces family’s ire after revealing her same-sex relationship | Off the field News

[ad_1] BHUBANESWAR/KENDRAPADA: India’s fastest woman Dutee Chand proved once again why she is a trailblazer when she became the first Indian sportsperson to come out of the closet. On Sunday, the 23-year-old revealed that she has been in a same-sex relationship with a girl from her village for the past three years. Dutee, who was at the centre of a global gender row and won her case against the International
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Odisha Exit poll: BJD may retain Odisha, lose out on LS seats | Bhubaneswar News

[ad_1] BHUBANESWAR: If the exit poll results are any indication, Odisha may throw up major surprises on Thursday. Going by the predictions of various survey agencies, the state appears to be heading towards a split verdict — Naveen Patnaik’s BJD returning to power for a fifth time with a smaller margin, and BJP winning more Lok Sabha seats than the regional ruling party. Out of the 21 Lok Sabha seats
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For Rs 990, you can spend a night at ‘Modi meditation cave’ in Kedarnath | Dehradun News

[ad_1] Dehradun: Pictures of Prime Minister Narendra Modi draped a saffron shawl meditating in a cave near the Kedarnath shrine were one of the top draws on Twitter and other social media platforms on Saturday. One of two caves near the ancient shrine, which are fitted with an attached toilet and heater, is now open for booking through Garhwal Mandal Vikas Nigam (GMVN) website for a rental of Rs 990
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Exit Polls 2019 Telangana: TRS clear winner in Telangana, a mixed bag in Andhra Pradesh | Vijayawada News

[ad_1] HYDERABAD: Exit polls on Sunday predicted a clear winner in Telangana in the recent Lok Sabha (LS) elections with most pollsters giving TRS anywhere between 10 and 16 seats (of total 17). In Andhra Pradesh, however, it was a mixed bag with some surveys predicting YSRCP will get the majority of the (25) seats, while others said TDP has the edge. As per Times Now–VMR survey, YSRCP would bag
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PM Narendra Modi thanks EC for allowing Kedarnath visit | India News

[ad_1] BADRINATH: Amid controversy over his visit to Kedarnath and Badrinath shrines during the ‘silent period’ for the last leg of polling, PM Narendra Modi on Sunday thanked the Election Commission for giving him two days that allowed him to visit Uttarakhand and “meditate in a cave” near the ancient shrine. After offering prayers at the Kedarnath temple and spending 17 hours at a cave near the shrine, Modi said,
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Overall voter turnout 2% lower than in 2014

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Polling for the 17th Lok Sabha saw many more women casting their votes, with the difference between male and female electors falling to just 0.4% from 1.4% in 2014. The overall turnout of 64.2% was 2 percentage points lower than in 2014, though the figure may change once data for the seventh and final phase is updated, from 64.3% announced on Sunday. “The gap between turnout of
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Don’t go by polls, surprise awaits on May 23: Congress

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Congress rubbished exit polls predicting a landslide for the BJP-led NDA, saying the results on May 23 would surprise the ruling party even as political circles believed that even the lower end of the projections could well rule out any opportunity for an opposition coalition. Though every exit poll pointed in the direction of an NDA win, Congress spokesman Rajeev Gowda said, “Please wait till May 23.