21 May 2019
  • 12:45 am Exit polls boost sensex to biggest 1-day rise in 10 years
  • 12:15 am Thousands stage nationwide strike in Lebanon amid fears of salary cuts
  • 11:45 pm Game of Thrones reaches end with finale that leaves fans disappointed
  • 11:30 pm First session of Afghan parliament ends in brawl over new speaker
  • 11:30 pm Women honored at Cannes as gender parity drive draws scrutiny
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The sensex rallied 1,422 points — its highest single-day gain in over a decade and the second highest ever — to settle at 39,353, its highest-ever close. On Monday, the NSE Nifty too rallied 421 points to 11,828, also the highest closing level for the index.

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Ahead of the Lok Sabha poll results on May 23, leaders of various opposition parties will meet the EC and raise the issue of tallying VVPATs with EVM figures as per Supreme Court directions. The opposition parties are demanding tallying of VVPAT slips with EVM figures in an entire assembly constituency in case a discrepancy […]

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A day after the exit polls predicted another term for the NDA , the BJP headquarter was abuzz with preparations for results on May 23 while the Congress headquarters wore a deserted look, devoid of excitement. Exit polls by Times Now-VMR, News 18-Ipsos, India Today-Axis and News 24-Chanakya projected 306, 336, 339-368 and 336-364 seats […]

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Naidu held a 45-minute-long meeting with Banerjee on the future strategies of the “Mahagatbandhan” (Grand Alliance), sources said. The leaders also discussed possibilities of forming a non-BJP government including regional parties with the support of the Congress, they said.

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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”.

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Investor wealth soared by more than Rs 5.33 lakh crore as the benchmark BSE Sensex sprinted more than 1,422 points Monday after exit polls predicted a return of the NDA government led by the BJP. At the end of Monday’s trading session, the market capitalisation of BSE-listed companies stood at Rs 1,51,86,312.05 crore against Rs […]

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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”.

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The benchmark BSE sensex zoomed past the 39,000 mark, rallying over 1,100 points, in afternoon trade on Monday as investors cheered exit poll results that showed the ruling NDA is likely to win the general elections. The 30-share index was trading 1,114.42 points, or 2.94 per cent, higher at 39,045.19. In similar movement, the broader […]

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The stretch between India Gate and Rajpath witnessed a peaceful protest by the supporters of the #MenToo movement on Saturday. Activist Barkha Trehan, along with members of her city-based NGO, gathered at the location to demand justice for victims of fake rape accusations in the country.

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