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
Since its establishment in 1948, Israel has projected itself to the world as a liberal democratic state, although it was founded on war, ethnic cleansing of the indigenous population of Palestine and separation of remaining Palestinians
Dubai is a city of superlatives and its penchant for the Number 1 slot is well known. Its ability to amaze the world with a line up of magnificent projects is unparalleled. The city is considered the world’s
The daily news bulletins are rarely complete without footage of demonstrators in Hong Kong demanding democracy. There is a danger that people become inured to the pictures, writing them