The Bombay Stock Exchange's Sensex index jumped more than two percent to pass the 40,000 mark for the first time ever while the Nifty crossed 12,000 points, also a new landmark.
The landslide victory to BJP and its leader Narendra Modi sends a clear message. The nation is united behind its leader, Modi. But a victory of such magnitude will also warrant responsibility in equal measure. And so the challenges that await the already seasoned leader will be of much greater dimension
As preparations are afoot for the inauguration of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s second administration on Thursday, one question to which observers are looking for an answer is whether it will be different from the first one. Speaking at the first meeting of the newly elected Lok Sabha members
After the BJP won 282 Lok Sabha seats in 2014 — the first time in three decades that a single party was able to gain an absolute majority — it was popularly believed that the unexpectedly strong performance was a one-off affair. The outgoing government had been ridden with colossal corruption cases, the economy
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The usual glamour associated with the Indian Premier League, one the world’s biggest and richest cricket tournament, may have taken a beating due to the pandemic. But it’s a big win for the match-hungry cricketers,
This was the week when working-at-home Americans kept sneaking peeks at a most unusual sort of scoop that was looping on our news screens. It was breaking news that left us feeling like eavesdroppers listening
If the Gandhi trio stirred themselves into action as a serious opposition, is there a possibility that they would end up in jail? If they were spared despite this affront, it would imply that the Modi outfit has come to the conclusion that the Gandhis are now totally harmless.