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Opposition still feels NDA will fall short, says alternative needs to be ready
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Even as the exit polls predicted a majority for the ruling NDA in the Lok Sabha elections, the Opposition camp is convinced that the BJP-led coalition will fall short of numbers, due to which they are making an effort to cobble up an alternative.
2019-05-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Akbar denies meeting Ramani at Oberoi hotel
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Former Union Minister M.J. Akbar on Monday denied meeting journalist Priya Ramani for a job interview at The Oberoi hotel in Mumbai in December 1993 and asking her personal, rather than professional questions.
2019-05-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
BJP delegation meets EC top brass, demands re-poll in Bengal
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) A BJP delegation on Monday met top Election Commission officials and demanded re-polling where violence had taken place during all phases of the Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal and requested deployment of central forces till the model code of conduct is in force.
2019-05-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Beyond the Cannes red carpet: Where are Indian films?
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) As many as 1,854 feature films were submitted to be part of the 2019 Official Selection at the Cannes Film Festival from across the world this year. As many as 39 nations are represented as production or co-production countries. India is missing.
2019-05-20
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
Air Asia India eyes corporate clients, foreign flights
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Seeking long-term travel commitment, Tata Group joint venture Air Asia India plans to tie up with about 200 companies in the next few months, offering them a slew of benefits, including flexibility in last-minute flight change and onboard meals.
2019-05-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Art of commuting: Delhi metro stations double up as art galleries (Art Feature)
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Most Indians may still need a push to visit art galleries and museums, but when the national capital's favourite commuting mode Metro Rail doubles up as a contemporary art gallery itself, it is not uncommon to see Delhiwallahs stop, look and even click an occasional selfie.
2019-05-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Features,Lifestyle/Fashion,Art/Culture/Books
Zomato offers discounts if you predict next PM
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Online food delivering platform Zomato has rolled out a new offer wherein customers need to predict the country's next prime minister ahead of the final counting on May 23 and win caskbacks on food orders.
2019-05-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
With poll control ending, petrol/diesel prices start their journey northwards
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Just a day after the 2019 Lok Sabha polls came to an end, state-owned oil marketing companies (OMC) on Monday have raised the retail price of petrol and diesel signalling that election induced price moderation for petroleum products has come to an end.
2019-05-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Centre moves Supreme Court on retrospective effect of Black Money law
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) The Centre on Monday moved the Supreme Court on the applicability of the Black Money law after the Delhi High Court had stayed proceedings against advocate Gautam Khaitan over questions on the retrospective effect of the 2016 legislation.
2019-05-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Business/Economy
ALERT: Kamal Haasan gets anticipatory bail in 'Godse extremist' remark case
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2019-05-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Ex-Kolkata top cop moves SC seeking protection from arrest
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar moved the Supreme Court on Monday seeking protection from arrest by the CBI in the Saradha scam chit fund case.
2019-05-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
ALERT: Ex-Kolkata Police chief moves SC seeking protection from arrest
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2019-05-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Kohli, Smith make the game look so easy, am a fan: Stokes (Lead, correction in Para-1)
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) The 2019 edition of the World Cup goes back home to where it all started in 1975 and the Englishmen will be hoping to finally add the coveted trophy to their cabinet as they host the top ten teams in world cricket. Interestingly, England go into the tournament as favourites and while many would think it is an added pressure, all-rounder Ben Stokes has his own take on the matter.
2019-05-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
May 23: A day to celebrate India's democracy (Comment)
On May 23, the seven-week long Indian election process will come to an end. The votes will be counted and a winner will be declared. No matter who wins, the real winner will be Indias democracy. I say this as an Indian American who has had the privilege of living in the two largest - and, I would add, greatest - democracies in the world. I have watched in awe as this years election in India has unfolded. It brought back memories of Indias national election of 2014. The scope and size of that election was unrivalled in the history of the world.
2019-05-20
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
Sushma to visit Kyrgyzstan on Tuesday for meet
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will visit Kyrghyztan on Tuesday where she will represent India at the two-day meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers (CFM) of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO)here.
2019-05-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy
Delays in acquiring land posed problems for Delhi Metro phase-III project
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Delays in acquiring land, getting No-Objection Certificates besides other unanticipated hurdles plagued the third phase of Delhi Metro project, leading to time overrun in expansion of the national capital's modern transport system.
2019-05-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
ALERT: UP Minister Om Prakash Rajbhar likely to be dismissed
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2019-05-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
NDA leaders likely to meet on May 21
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) With most of the exit polls on Sunday predicting return of Narendra Modi as Prime Minister, the leaders of National Democratic Alliance (NDA) are likely to meet on May 21, ahead of the counting of votes on May 23.
2019-05-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
EC to re-examine PMO, NITI Aayog for violation of MCC
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The Election Commission has decided to re-examine the clearance it had given to Prime Minister's Office and NITI Aayog for alleged violations of the Model Code of Conduct during the Lok Sabha elections, said sources.
2019-05-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
NDA to get 290-310 seats: India TV-CNX exit poll
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The National Democratic Alliance may get a clear majority in the Lok Sabha, winning from 290 to 310 seats, an exit poll by India TV-CNX predicted on Sunday.
2019-05-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
NDA seems on way to form next government: Exit polls
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) is likely to keep its bastion in Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Karnataka, Gujarat and Delhi and make major inroads in West Bengal, according to the exit poll by Republic TV.
2019-05-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
BJP can touch double figures in WB: Exit polls
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) could touch the double figure mark in West Bengal in this Lok Sabha election, up from its 2014 tally of two seats, major exit polls, including the IANS-CVOTER poll, predicted on Sunday.
2019-05-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Modi returning with a bang: News18-IPSOS exit poll
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) is expected to return to power at the Centre for a second consecutive term with a clear majority, according to the News18-IPSOS exit poll.
2019-05-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
2 criminals shot dead in gang war in Dwarka
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Two criminals were gunned down in West Delhi's Dwarka area on Sunday afternoon in a case of inter-gang rivalry.
2019-05-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Exit polls predict advantage to BJP in Karnataka
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The efforts of Congress and JD-S alliance in Karnataka seem to be failing as multiple exit polls showed that the Bharatiya Janata Party will secure a maximum of 18 Lok Sabha seats.
2019-05-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Most exit polls predict BJP-led NDA government will return to power
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The BJP-led NDA is set to return to power, according to most exit polls released on Sunday, with Congress-led UPA expected to fall far short of numbers to reach the half-way mark in the Lok Sabha elections.
2019-05-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Exit polls divided on Uttar Pradesh, most predict BJP's loss
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Most exit polls on Sunday predicted that the BJP's numbers may come down in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls but it would not face a major setback in Uttar Pradesh, where it had registered a spectacular victory by winning 71 out of the total 80 seats in 2014.
2019-05-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Domestic help arrested in a robbery case in Delhi
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) A domestic help was arrested by the Delhi Police after a complaint was filed in northeast Dehi's Subhash Place area over theft of jewellery worth Rs 15 lakh and Rs 70,000 in cash.
2019-05-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
NDA likely to win 277 seats, says ABP-Nielsen exit poll
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Projecting a return to power for the NDA, the ABP-Nielsen exit poll on Sunday predicted that the BJP-led alliance would get 277 Lok Sabha seats.
2019-05-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
BJP may lose seats in UP, gain in Bengal, Odisha: Times Now exit poll
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) may not suffer a major jolt in Uttar Pradesh and is likely to overcome from the setbacks it received in the Assembly polls in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Gujarat while it is all set to lose the Lok Sabha battle in the southern states, according to the exit poll conducted by Times Now news channel.
2019-05-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
BJP, Congress say results will be better than exit polls
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party on Sunday said the results of the Lok Sabha polls on May 23 will be better than the prediction of exit polls which have favoured the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) returning to power.
2019-05-19
Category: India, Delhi,National
647 paid news cases during Lok Sabha elections 2019: EC
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The Election Commission said a total of 647 cases of paid news have been found while 909 posts have been taken down from various social media platforms during the seven-phase Lok Sabha elections which ended on Sunday.
2019-05-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Media,Politics
Mamata to maintain hold, may win 29 seats in West Bengal
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Trinamool Congress (TMC) Chief Mamata Banarjee is expected to hold her grip over West Bengal, winning 29 seats out of total 42 in the just concluded Lok Sabha elections. The fiery leader is, however, seen unable to stop rival BJP from making massive inroads in the eastern state and snap 11 seats, according to IANS-CVoter Exit Poll.
2019-05-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
BJP set to make inroads into Odisha: IANS-CVOTER exit poll
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party is set to breach the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) bastion Odisha, according to IANS-CVOTER exit poll.
2019-05-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Exit polls not perfect for Lok Sabha elections
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) If exit polls are to be believed, the Narendra Modi government is coming back to power with full majority, but the predictions by poll survey agencies in the past have been found not to be close to the actual results.
2019-05-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Orix Corp intends to buy out IL&FS Wind Energy's assets
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Orix Corporation of Japan, owner of 49 per cent stake in the seven operating wind power plants (SPVs) of the IL&FS Group, has expressed its intent to buy out the remaining 51 per cent stake held by IL&FS Wind Energy Ltd.
2019-05-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
BSP-SP-RLD might not stop Modi juggernaut in UP: India Today-Axis exit polls
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The SP-BSP-RLD combine in Uttar Pradesh, which sends the maximum of 80 MPs to Lok Sabha, might not stop Prime Minister Narendra Modi's juggernaut in the state, the India Today-Axis My India exit poll predicted on Sunday.
2019-05-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
BJP may touch double digits in West Bengal: Neta-NewsX
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The BJP could win 11 Lok Sabha seats in West Bengal, up from its 2014 tally of 2 seats, according to the exit poll conducted by Neta-NewsX.
2019-05-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
BJP all set for dream run in Delhi, Haryana
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is set for a dream run in Delhi and Haryana, according to an exit poll on Sunday.
2019-05-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
It's advantage BJP in small states: INS-CVoter Exit poll
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) It is advantage BJP in smaller and northeastern states in the Lok Sabha Elections, 2019 and the party along with its allies are likely to have considerable lead over rival UPA.
2019-05-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Neck to neck fight between BJP, TMC in WB: India Today-Axis exit poll
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The BJP, which had won just two out of 42 Lok Sabha seats in West Bengal in 2014, may bag 19 to 23 seats this time, according to an exit poll conducted by India Today-Axis.
2019-05-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Woman injured after her speeding BMW turns turtle
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) A woman who was on the wheels of a speeding BMW car, suffered injuries after it lost balance, flipped over several times and then overturned, hitting a divider on Akbar Road in central Delhi, a police officer said on Sunday.
2019-05-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
TDP seeks action against PM Modi
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief Chandrababu Naidu on Sunday took strong objection to the telecast of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's activities in Kedarnath and Badrinath, saying it was a "clear violation" of the election Model Code of Conduct as voters could be influenced during the last phase of Lok Sabha polls and attacked the Election Commission for being a "mute spectator".
2019-05-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
TECNO CAMON i4: Some competition for budget smartphones
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Keeping up with the trend of offering triple rear camera set-up on a fancy body, Hong Kong-based TRANSSION Holdings' subsidiary TECNO Mobile has launched a new smartphone CAMON i4 in the budget segment.
2019-05-19
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
ALERT: CPI-M alleges widespread rigging in Bengal
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2019-05-19
Category: India, New Delhi,Alert
MCA sees Rs 2.8 lakh cr recovery from IBC-led resolution process
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Terming the current insolvency process and its outcomes as 'super success, Ministry of Corporate Affairs sees total recovery amount touching Rs 2.8 lakh crore through resolutions with the settlement of two key accounts, including some others -- Essar Steel, where financial creditors have approved the resolution and Bhushan Steel and Power.
2019-05-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
The era of star secretaries (Column: B Town)
A star secretary was a phrase used to describe a man/woman who handled the work affairs of an actor. But, a lot of them fitted the bill of 'Star Secretary because many secretaries who handled stars eventually became bigger stars.
2019-05-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Opinion/Commentary
ALERT: 30.33% voting in Jharkhand till 11 a.m.
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2019-05-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
India needs few mega banks to to compete globally: CEA
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Batting for PSU banks' consolidation, chief economic advisor Krishnamurthy V Subramanian has said having a few good banks is a good idea as they can compete and their quality can get enhanced to compete globally with the best in the world.
2019-05-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
ALERT: Stone pelted at Bengal BJP candidate Rahul Sinha near Park Circus
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2019-05-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics