Tag: Nda

People walk past the BSE building in Mumbai
Exit polls: Nifty ends with largest point gain since 2008

Mumbai: The Nifty on Monday advanced by a massive 421.10 points to 11,828.25, its largest gain since 2008, as exit polls showed the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance getting a comfortable majority in the just-concluded general election. The BSE Sensex jumped by a healthy 1421.90 points or 3.75 per cent, closing at 39,352.67, just short of […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Twitter records 5.6 lakh tweets on exit polls in 24 hours

New Delhi: As majority of exit polls predicted victory for the BJP-led NDA at the Centre, Twitter recorded nearly 5.6 lakh tweets related to exit polls in 24 hours, the company said on Tuesday. “Twitter saw 560K Tweets talking about the Exit Polls in 24 hours, between 6:30pm on Sunday 19th until 6:30pm on Monday 20th […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Shiv Sena chief attends NDA dinner

New Delhi: Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday attended the dinner meeting hosted by BJP chief Amit Shah here for NDA allies, hours after his party spokesperson said he would not attend it. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was also present at the dinner hosted just two days ahead of the counting of votes for the […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Close match in 78 seats could hurt both NDA and UPA

New Delhi: A set of Lok Sabha seats which are expected to be closely contested is turning out to be the big variable ahead of the counting of votes on Thursday. These comprise at least 78 seats where the gap in vote share is likely to be less than 3 per cent, according to an India […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
BJP sweeping Lok Sabha polls

New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday appeared set to retain power as its candidates led in 229 of the 405 Lok Sabha seats from where counting trends were available, leaving the Congress far behind. Good news for the BJP poured in from almost all parts of the Hindi heartland including Uttar Pradesh, […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
SL PM congratulates Modi for 'magnificent victory'

Colombo: Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Thursday congratulated his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi as the BJP-led NDA government appeared set to retain power for a second term at the Centre. “Congratulations to @narendramodi on a magnificent victory! We look forward to working closely with you,” Wickremesinghe tweeted. Around 67 per cent of the […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Modi's mega swearing-in ceremony likely on May 30

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi may be sworn-in for the second term on May 30 and some world leaders could be invited for it, making it an event bigger than the 2014 when heads of governments of SAARC countries were invited, sources said here on Friday. Before his swearing-in, Modi is likely to visit […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
PM meets President, tenders resignation of Council of Ministers

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi met President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday and tendered resignation of the entire Council of Ministers, a mere formality before he is sworn-in for the next term. A Rashtrapati Bhavan communique said the President has accepted the resignation and requested the Prime Minister and the Council of Ministers to […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Lalu Prasad skips lunch, goes mum after RJD rout

Ranchi: Jailed former Bihar Chief Minister and RJD chief Lalu Prasad has stopped taking lunch and keeping quiet most of the time after his party suffered a humiliating rout in the Lok Sabha elections in Bihar. The Rashtriya Janata Dal failed to win any seat in Bihar, once its bastion, and Jharkhand. Despite the Modi […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Vajpayee-era footprint shrinks in Modi 2.0

New Delhi: Among the 24 Cabinet ministers who were sworn in by President Ram Nath Kovind, only four were part of NDA-I, signalling further shrinking of the Atal-Advani impression on the Modi government. Rajnath Singh, Ravi Shankar Prasad, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and Prahlad Patel, who are part of Modi 2.0, are the last remnants of […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Government approaches Sonia ahead of Parliament session, 10 ordinances on agenda

New Delhi: With heavy legislative agenda that includes 10 ordinances, the government on Friday reached out to UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi to seek her cooperation in smooth running of the Parliament session with three Union ministers visiting her 10 Janpath residence. Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi and his deputy Arjun […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
JD-U to go it alone in Assembly polls outside Bihar

Patna: The Janata Dal-United (JD-U) on Sunday decided not be a part of the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance outside the Bihar. At its national executive meeting held at the official residence of JD-U chief Nitish Kumar here, the party also decided to go it alone in the upcoming Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand, […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
BJD plans to form bloc with JD(U) and YRS Congress for special category state status demand

Bhubaneswar: To push its demand for special category status for Odisha, the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) is planning to join hands with the YSR Congress and the JD(U) in Parliament and raise their voice unitedly. The chief ministers of Odisha, Bihar and Andhra Pradesh — Naveen Patnaik of BJD, Nitish Kumar of JD(U) and […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
NDA will seek to fulfil 130 cr Indians' dreams: Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that BJP will be at the forefront of pro-people governance in the spirit of “Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas, Sabka Vishwas” and the NDA will look forward to fulfil the dreams of 130 crore Indians who have reposed their faith in it. Modi chaired meetings of BJP […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Om Birla to be NDA's nominee for LS speaker's post: sources

New Delhi: BJP MP Om Birla is likely to be NDA’s nominee for Lok Sabha speaker’s post, sources said Tuesday. Once nominated, Birla, who won from Kota-Bundi parliamentary seat in Rajasthan, will easily become the speaker as the National Democratic Alliance has a clear majority in the House. If necessary, the election for the post […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021