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Live: General election 2019 | Rupee, markets rise on exit poll predictions

Highlights from today’s political developments.

The Hindu 20 May 2019 2:19 pm

Sensex zooms past 39,000 mark, rallies over 1,300 points

The benchmark BSE Sensex zoomed past the 39,000 mark, rallying over 1,300 points, in afternoon trade Monday as investors cheered exit poll

DNA India 20 May 2019 2:08 pm

'Avengers: Endgame' star Scarlett Johansson gets engaged to Colin Jost after ..

Hollywood actor and 'Avengers: Endgame' star Scarlett Johansson and 'Saturday Night Live' star Colin Jost are engaged after dating for two

DNA India 20 May 2019 2:04 pm

BJP asks MP governor for special session, wants Kamal Nath to prove majority

BJP asks Madhya Pradesh governor for special session.

Hindustan Times 20 May 2019 1:55 pm

Brienne 'Journaling' Jamie's Story in 'Game of Thrones' Has Turned into a Hilarious Meme

'Game of Thrones' fans couldn't help but imagine Ser Brienne of Tarth turning from a knight to an overnight blogger when she documented Jamie Lannister's story in “A So

News18 20 May 2019 1:53 pm

US Billionaire Pledges $40 Million to Pay Student Loans of Entire Class

During his commencement speech, Robert F Smith cited Martin Luther King Jr. and spoke of a 21st-century tech-based economy being a 'Fourth Industrial Revolution.'

News18 20 May 2019 1:45 pm

'Lots Of Fresh Air, No WiFi': This School Is Sending Students on a Trip Without Smartphones

The headmaster said that, during a chat with pupils, he was surprised to find out one girl did not know which city her friend lived in even though they had been friends f

News18 20 May 2019 1:38 pm

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Undaunted by exit polls, Chandrababu Naidu sets up meeting...

N Chandrababu Naidu has already met Congress president Rahul Gandhi twice, once with UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, as well as other leaders including Samajwadi Party’

Hindustan Times 20 May 2019 1:34 pm

Silchar Lok Sabha constituency of Assam: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Here is the full list of candidates who contested the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Silchar Lok Sabha constituency of Assam.

Zee News 20 May 2019 1:33 pm

Madurai HC grants anticipatory bail to Kamal Haasan over his `Godse Hindu terrorist` remark

Police in Aravakurichi in Karur district had registered a case against the actor based on a complaint filed by a right-wing activist.

Zee News 20 May 2019 1:33 pm

Mamata Banerjee, Chandrababu Naidu, opposition in political ICU after exit polls: Giriraj Singh

Opposition and political pundits need to accept the outcome of Lok Sabha Election 2019, said the Union minister. 

Zee News 20 May 2019 1:33 pm

Autonomous District Lok Sabha constituency of Assam: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Here is the full list of candidates who contested the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Autonomous District Lok Sabha constituency of Assam

Zee News 20 May 2019 1:33 pm

Mangaldoi Lok Sabha constituency of Assam: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Here is the full list of candidates who contested the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Mangaldoi Lok Sabha constituency of Assam. 

Zee News 20 May 2019 1:33 pm

Nowgong Lok Sabha constituency of Assam: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Here is the full list of candidates who contested the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Nowgong Lok Sabha constituency of Assam. 

Zee News 20 May 2019 1:33 pm

Congratulations are in order: Ex-Maldives President Nasheed wishes Narendra Modi, BJP after exit poll results

The data released by most exit polls predicted BJP-led NDA crossing the majority mark of 272 and even breaching the 300-mark.

Zee News 20 May 2019 1:33 pm

Two bike-borne men die after being hit by MLA`s vehicle in Maharashtra

The duo was on their way home when their motorcycle was allegedly hit by a vehicle belonging to Sakri MLA DS Ahire. An investigation into the matter is underway.  

Zee News 20 May 2019 1:33 pm

CM Palaniswami rubbishes exit poll results predicted for Tamil Nadu, says AIADMK will win 38 seats in state

Ahead of the 2016 assembly polls, the exit polls had predicted that the AIADMK will lose in Salem securing only three seats but the party won ten seats added the CM.

Zee News 20 May 2019 1:33 pm

Kanker Lok Sabha constituency of Chhattisgarh: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Here is the full list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Kanker Lok Sabha constituency of Chhattisgarh.

Zee News 20 May 2019 1:33 pm

Rajnandgaon Lok Sabha constituency of Chhattisgarh: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Here is the full list of candidates who contested the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Rajnandgaon Lok Sabha constituency of Chhattisgarh.

Zee News 20 May 2019 1:33 pm

Mahasamund Lok Sabha constituency of Chhattisgarh: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Here is the full list of candidates who contested the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Mahasamund Lok Sabha constituency of Chhattisgarh. 

Zee News 20 May 2019 1:33 pm

Banka Lok Sabha constituency of Bihar: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Here is the full list of candidates who contested the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Banka Lok Sabha constituency of Bihar.

Zee News 20 May 2019 1:33 pm

Bhagalpur Lok Sabha Constituency of Bihar: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Here is the full list of candidates who contested the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Bhagalpur Lok Sabha Constituency of Bihar.

Zee News 20 May 2019 1:33 pm

Amit Shah to host dinner for NDA leaders on Tuesday, Council of Ministers may meet too

The meeting comes after the exit polls on Sunday predicted a massive victory for the BJP-led NDA in the 2019 Lok Sabha election results.

Zee News 20 May 2019 1:33 pm

Indian Army confirms first surgical strike carried out in September 2016 to avenge Uri garrison attack

Lt Gen Singh noted that Pakistan Air Force tried to carry out air operations inside Indian territory the following day but they were thwarted in their attempts by IAF jet

Zee News 20 May 2019 1:33 pm

Exit poll results are wrong, Opposition is winning: RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav

Yadav termed the exit polls as a trick by the RSS-backed institutions and asked all his supporters to reject it, a day after these polls gave NDA a comfortable majority t

Zee News 20 May 2019 1:33 pm

Chandrababu Naidu likely to meet Mamata for post-poll alliance talks in Kolkata

The TDP president has been meeting several opposition leaders as part of his efforts to unite opposition parties against the BJP ahead of the Lok Sabha election results o

Zee News 20 May 2019 1:33 pm

Akhilesh Yadav meets Mayawati to discuss post-poll scenarios

During the meeting which lasted for about half an hour, Mayawati and Akhilesh talked about the number of seats which the SP-BSP-RLD alliance is likely to win in the Lok S

Zee News 20 May 2019 1:33 pm

Encounter breaks out between Naxals, police commandos in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli

The commandos belong to a unit of the C-60 Commando.

Zee News 20 May 2019 1:26 pm

Akhilesh Yadav meets Mayawati to share notes on elections, opposition moves

A day after Lok Sabha exit polls predicted gains for the SP-BSP alliance in politically crucial state Uttar Pradesh, Akhilesh Yadav called on Mayawati in Lucknow on Monda

Hindustan Times 20 May 2019 1:24 pm

'Game of Thrones' fever hits the sets of 'Housefull 4'; Akshay Kumar calls it..

Akshay Kumar took to his Instagram page and shared a BTS still from the sets of 'Housefull 4'. He is seen posing with his co-stars Riteish

DNA India 20 May 2019 1:24 pm

If Tehran attacks, it will be ‘official end of Iran’: Trump

President Donald Trump has issued an ominous warning to Iran, suggesting that if the Islamic republic attacks American interests, it will be destroyed

The Hindu Businessline 20 May 2019 1:21 pm

Odisha government addresses mental health condition of people post Fani

As part of the ongoing post-cyclone relief and restoration measures, the Odisha government is addressing the mental health condition of those affected by Cyclone Fani, wh

The Freepress Journal 20 May 2019 1:21 pm

Welcome decision to sack me, says Om Prakash Rajbhar

Asked about the possibility of going with the BSP-SP-RLD alliance, Mr. Rajbhar said he would tell about it later.

The Hindu 20 May 2019 1:21 pm

Body of missing teacher found in J&K lake

The body of a teacher, who went missing last week, was recovered from a lake in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district on Monday, police said. The body of Mushtaq Ahmad L

Business Standard 20 May 2019 1:21 pm

Saradha chit fund case: Rajeev Kumar moves Supreme Court seeking protection from arrest

Former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar approached the Supreme Court on Monday seeking an extension of the seven-day period that the apex court had granted him to

The Freepress Journal 20 May 2019 1:19 pm

Chandrababu Naidu's Alliance Plan On Track, To Meet Mamata Banerjee Today

After meeting key opposition leaders in New Delhi and Lucknow, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu will today fly to West Bengal and hold talks with Chief M

NDTV 20 May 2019 1:17 pm

Chandrababu Naidu likely to meet Mamata for post-poll alliance talks in Kolkata

The TDP president has been meeting several opposition leaders as part of his efforts to unite opposition parties against the BJP ahead of the Lok Sabha election results

Zee News 20 May 2019 1:16 pm

Curfew relaxed in violence-hit Bhaderwah town

Curfew was relaxed in the entire Bhaderwah town for the first time on Monday since its imposition last week following the killing of a person in a firing incident and sub

Business Standard 20 May 2019 1:15 pm

Raghava Lawrence steps out of Kanchana remake

The actor-director says he is still willing to give his script out of respect for lead actor Akshay Kumar

The Hindu 20 May 2019 1:14 pm

Mumbai: Police officer arrested for raping domestic help on promise of marriage

A Mumbai police officer was arrested for raping a woman on the promise of marriage. The inspector was also charged with assaulting the victim.

The Freepress Journal 20 May 2019 1:14 pm

Rajeev Kumar seeks Supreme Court’s protection from arrest

The former Kolkata police Commissioner’s lawyers have sought an indefinite extension of protection, saying the courts in West Bengal are currently not

The Hindu 20 May 2019 1:13 pm

Virtually energy-free superfast computing developed

Scientists have developed a method that can give computers the ability to carry out superfast data processing using light pulses instead of electricity. The research, pub

Business Standard 20 May 2019 1:11 pm

Gold futures fall 1.21 pc on weak domestic cues

Gold prices dipped 1.21 per cent to Rs 31,407 per 10 gram in futures trade Monday as speculators reduced exposure amid weak domestic cues. On the Multi Commodity Exchange

Business Standard 20 May 2019 1:11 pm

Hundreds protest strict Alabama abortion law

Around 400 people took to the streets in the capital city of the southern US state of Alabama on Sunday to rally against the nation's most restrictive bans on abortions i

The Freepress Journal 20 May 2019 1:10 pm

Opposition can daydream till May 23: BJP general secretary Ram Madhav on exit polls

With opposition parties citing the example of Australia federal elections in which exit polls predictions went wrong, BJP general secretary Ram Madhav on Monday mocked hi

The Freepress Journal 20 May 2019 1:10 pm

Blackbuck Case: Fresh Notices to Sonali Bendre, Tabu And Saif Ali Khan

The Jodhpur bench of the Rajasthan High Court today issued fresh notices to actors Saif Ali Khan, Sonali Bendre, Neelam Kothari and Tabu in the 1998 blackbuck poaching ca

NDTV 20 May 2019 1:09 pm

JIPMER Admit Card Released; Here's How To Download

JIPMER admit card released today on the official website. The exam will be conducted for 200 seats on June 2, 2019.

NDTV 20 May 2019 1:08 pm

TV comedian Zelenskiy sworn in as Ukraine’s president

The ceremony was held at Ukrainian parliament in Kiev on Monday morning.

The Hindu 20 May 2019 1:07 pm

Will you own a dog? It’s up to your genes

The choice of getting a dog at home is heavily influenced by an individual’s genetic make-up, says a study, suggesting that genetic variation explains more than half of

The Freepress Journal 20 May 2019 1:06 pm

Akhilesh, Mayawati meet day after exit poll projections

Exit polls projections have placed BJP at the top in UP and followed by the SP-BSP alliance.

Deccan Chronicle 20 May 2019 1:06 pm