Lok Sabha Elections 2019
Business  /  Published 26.05.19

Politics of investing

Elections — and their results — make investment portfolios volatile. On May 3, the Sensex was 38963. Only 10 days later, it had slid to 37090. As the exit polls signalled the return of the incumbe...
By Adhil Shetty in

North East  /  Published 25.05.19

Nota hike raises concern in Assam

People in Assam have expressed concern over the high percentage of none of the above (Nota) votes in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections in the state.Altogether 1,78,353 voters pressed the Nota button in the...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

Opinion  /  Published 26.05.19

Smriti Irani has her eyes on the prize

Tight reinAll battles have winners and losers. But defeat can be hard. For many member of the Grand Old Party, the temptation to blame electronic voting machines as soon as the trends showed a BJP swe...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 25.05.19

Modi elected leader of NDA parliamentary party

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was unanimously elected the leader of the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance on Saturday at a meeting attended by its newly elected MPs and senior leaders in Parliament'...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 25.05.19

Mamata Banerjee offers to quit as Bengal CM, party rejects

Trinamul Congress chief Mamata Banerjee on Saturday offered to quit as chief minister of West Bengal following her party's drubbing in the Lok Sabha polls but the TMC rejected her offer.Addressing her...
By PTI in Kolkata

India  /  Published 24.05.19

Polls over, Adityanath remembers issues

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday said the BJP had fought the election on development, governance and nationalism while the Opposition failed to talk about people’s issues in th...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.05.19

Why Khunti was Arjun Munda’s toughest poll so far

Former Jharkhand chief minister Arjun Munda was able to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat in Khunti, a seat which the state BJP leadership had written off as a lost case from start.Munda managed ...
By Vijay Deo Jha in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.05.19

Bidyut credits Modi, Raghubar Das at victory rally

MP Bidyut Baran Mahto, accompanied by hundreds of bikers, greeted people with folded hands from an open jeep during a BJP road show on Thursday to express gratitude for his second consecutive Lok Sab...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 24.05.19

Adhir Chowdhury's win streak continues

Adhir Chowdhury came back from the brink of political irrelevance to retain the Behrampore Lok Sabha seat, securing his fifth consecutive victory from his backyard amid a Congress debacle across the c...
By Alamgir Hossain in Behrampore

India  /  Published 23.05.19

Rahul Gandhi vows to fight for ideology

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his victory and declared he would obey the people’s order to sit in the Opposition. He avoided making any c...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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