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What foreign media said about Modi's victory

Pakistani daily Dawn in an editorial said that "communal politics in India has triumphed in an age that will define the future of the republic".

Stocks in the news: Sun TV, YES Bank, BoB, HDFC Bank and Religare Enterprises

IIFL has maintained buy rating on Sobha with a revised target price of Rs 500.

Fake news deluge: Around 300 mn smartphone users were vulnerable to bogus forwards during Lok Sabha polls

Over 300 mn first-time smartphone users are low on literacy, digital literacy & gullible.

No private user details leaked: Instagram

An Instagram spokesperson said the database of Chtrbox had publicly available information from many sources, one of which was Instagram.

Mandate 2019 is for doing big, bold reforms: Sanjeev Sanyal

Economists think government has the opportunity to initiate reforms right from the budget.

Stocks in the news: DHFL, Cipla, IndusInd Bank, TechM, DLF, Maruti and IDFC First Bank

HSBC has maintained buy rating on PI Industries with a target price of Rs 1,250.

Alarming lessons from Facebook's push to stop fake news in India

Facebook, Twitter Inc. and Google parent Alphabet Inc. are discovering the harsh reality that disinformation and hate speech are even more challenging in emerging markets than in places like the U.S. or Europe.

US deadline ends, India stops purchasing Iranian oil

As of late April, India had dropped its dependency on Iranian oil from about 2.5 billion tonnes a month to 1 million tonnes a month.

Lok Sabha elections: Google goes into an overdrive; shows poll results across search, Assistant and YouTube

The tech giant is sourcing results from Election Commission of India through Nielsen.

Stocks in the news: TechM, Adani Green, DLF, Tata Motors, HPCL and Jet Airways

Edelweiss has downgraded Bajaj Finserv to reduce and revised target price to Rs 6,481 .

Modi-led BJP's massive election victory makes headlines in Pakistan

The results of India's general elections are very significant for Pakistan as the formation of the next government in New Delhi will determine the course of Indo-Pakistan ties.

Neta-NewsX predicts 242 seats for NDA, 164 for UPA

Neta-NewsX exit poll shows that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is expected to win 202 seats (30 per cent decline over 2014), while the Congress is likely to manage 107 seats

Delhi BJP asks police chief to review security cover of Arvind Kejriwal

The Delhi CM had also told a news channel in Punjab that the BJP was after his life and they would "murder" him one day.

Google experiences 'indexing' issues, users see stale search results

Users searching for updated news content -- not finding latest results for a few hours.

Rahul Gandhi not cut out for politics, Congress should give him 'decent retirement': Himanta Biswa Sarma

The minister said any elected Congress president minus a dynastic background will be good enough to lead the party better than Rahul Gandhi.

WhatsApp gets over 75,000 requests to verify messages

The India tip line was set up under a research project to combat fake news during the general elections held over seven phases from April 11 to May 19 and was launched by PROTO, an India-based media skilling startup.

India for more anti-terror cooperation

Our heart goes out to our brothers and sisters of Sri Lanka, who have recently witnessed the ghastly act of terrorism says Sushma Swaraj said at the SCO Foreign Minister’s meeting in Bishkek.

Book profit? Depends on if you are looking at 5 days or 5 years

Do not focus on short-term trade, said Nilesh Shah, MD & CEO at Envision Capital.

Huawei is losing the retailers’ push after Google break

Several retailers said other smartphone makers have approached them underlining why Huawei’s handsets should not be pushed.

Stocks in the news: Hindalco, TGBL, IndiGo, Bajaj Finance and Tata Chemicals

Credit Suisse has initiated coverage on PI Industries with an outperform rating.

ED seeks arrest of former Airbus India chief Kiran Rao

The ED has accused seven people, including Rao, of money laundering in a Rs 8,000-crore deal to supply 43 aircraft to erstwhile Indian Airlines in 2005.

Stocks in the news: Lupin, Jet Airways, Nestle India, DHFL and JSW Steel

Jefferies has maintained underperform rating on Vodafone Idea.

Stocks in the news: Dr Reddy's, Bajaj Auto, IOC, UPL, LVB and Blue Star

T Rowe Price International has bought shares of air-conditioner maker Blue Star.

Sushma Swaraj refers to Pulwama at SCO meet

Swaraj said that India's wounds of the February 14 Pulwama attack were "still raw" when the ghastly terror attacks happened in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday.

Decoding verdict 2019: How a right PM took left turn

Modi’s projection of a hopeful future caught voters' imagination who saw opposition as tainted by corruption.

Twitter users had an eventful day during exit polls, 5.6 lakh tweets recorded in 24 hours

A majority of exit polls predicted victory for the BJP-led NDA at the Centre.

Study to decode how WhatsApp fake news is influencing Indian voters

Various reports have suggested that fake news is used to create false perceptions about political candidates.

Congress workers reject exit polls, say results will be different

Rishi Vallabh, another party worker who has been with Congress since 1997, called the exit polls a "work of paid media".

Stocks in the news: Nestle India, Vodafone Idea, DHFL, Polycab India and Endurance Technologies

ICICIdirect has downgraded PVR to hold and has a target price of ₹1,910 on it.

Twinkle Khanna imitates PM Modi's meditation pose; Twitterati is not pleased

PM Modi's Kedarnath pictures took the Internet by storm.

Exit Polls predict Modi 2.0: Holds on in UP, rises in Bengal

Three of six major polls give BJP majority on its own; Congress number pegged at sub-100.

BJP gears for May 23, begins prepping up for big day

Most exit polls Sunday forecast another term for Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Most exit polls predict another term for PM Modi, some project 300+ seats for NDA

Times Now telecast two exit polls giving the NDA 296 and 306 seats, while projecting 126 and 132 for the Congress-led UPA.

Exit Poll highlights: Most polls predict majority to BJP-led NDA

Most exit polls are predicting majority to the BJP government with nearly 300 seats.

Stocks in the news: ITC, HDFC, L&T, PCJ, SRF, Voda Idea and Torrent Pharma

IDBI Capital has downgraded Eicher Motors to reduce from hold .

WhatsApp says it moved fast to contain spyware attack damage

"We are committed to doing all we can to prevent these abuses to our systems,” the Facebook-owned company said in its response to the government.

Instagram data breach trail leads to Chtrbox

Mishandling linked to Indian firm Chtrbox as per reports, company denies involvement.

Exit polls show variation in Uttar Pradesh, Odisha & Bengal

West Bengal and Odisha are the other two states, where BJP has pinned hopes on minimising the damage caused in the other state.

University of Essex WhatsApp project on fake news kicks off in India

Last year, WhatsApp granted $ 1 million to 20 research teams across the world to fight fake news through different projects.

Adani stocks rally up to 30%, cheer incumbency wave in India, Australia

Adani Enterprises rose as much as 29% in afternoon trade, its sharpest intraday gain in over two years.

Stocks in the news: Neogen Chemicals, Vedanta, ZEEL, Vakrangee and RBL Bank

Ambit Capital has maintained sell rating on Bharti Airtel with a target price of Rs 284.

Lanka, Pulwama attacks made India more determined to resolutely fight terrorism: Swaraj tells SCO

Swaraj said India is open to ideas on how we can make the work of Regional Anti-Terrorism Structure (RATS), which specifically deals with issues relating to security and defence, more effective.

Stocks in the news: Bharti Airtel, ICICI Bank, Vedanta, Mindtree and HDFC Bank

Emkay Global has maintained its buy rating on Raymond with a target price of Rs 1,000.

Over 67% voting in 7-phase Lok Sabha elections

The 2014 general elections had recorded a turnout of 66.40%.

Stocks in the news: SBI, RIL, L&T, HCL Tech, Jet Airways, Mindtree and Tata Motors

L&T said it won’t raise its offer price to acquire control of Mindtree.

Stocks in the news: Zee Entertainment, Hindalco, Vodafone Idea, HCL Tech and YES Bank

ICICI Securities said it has entered the portfolio management services business.

From veterans to first-timers, Delhi candidates seek to harness maximum out of social media

Facebook, Twitter and Instagram platforms are coming as handy tools by party candidates to project their agenda.

ByteDance gets digital media publishers to use Helo, TikTok platforms

There are about 20 digital media outlets already on Helo, including ScoopWhoop Hindi, Digit, and Sportskeeda.

BJP demands special session of Madhya Pradesh Assembly

Leader of the Opposition in the Madhya Pradesh Assembly Gopal Bhargav said he was writing a letter to the Governor to call a special session of the Assembly because people had lost confidence in the state's Kamal Nath government.

I will be assassinated like Indira Gandhi, BJP after my life: Arvind Kejriwal

"The BJP would get me murdered by my own PSO (Personal Security Officer) one day like Indira Gandhi. My own security officers report to BJP," Kejriwal said.

TikTok’s relentless growth in India is hitting Facebook

ByteDance, the world’s most valuable startup, is banking on its global product approach and user-generated content to win over the Indian market and take the battle right to Facebook.

Sting operation important part of society, defamation law can't be used to gag media: Delhi High Court

Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw's observations came while dismissing a defamation suit filed by Indian Potash Ltd (IPL), a central government undertaking, seeking Rs 11 crore damages from the owner and editor of a news channel.

Akshay Kumar unveils his first 'kohl-eyed' look from 'Laxmmi Bomb'

The film is set to release on June 5, 2020.

Modi meditates as India mega polls near end

On the eve of the seventh and final day of voting in the world's biggest democratic exercise, Modi, 68, meditated at a holy cave wrapped in an orange robe in the northern state of Uttarakhand.

Stocks in the news: Maruti Suzuki, MT Educare, Tata Power, Britannia and Mindtree

Bidders for Jet Airways so far appear uninterested in following up on their EoIs.

Stocks in the news: YES Bank, Bharti Airtel, Federal Bank, Bharat Road, Reliance Capital and ICICI Bank

L&T's software arm LTI will be hiring around 3,800 freshers this fiscal.

Within 60 secs, Rs 3.2 lakh crore added to investor kitty as exit polls see NDA win

Times Now-VMR pegged total seats for the BJP and allies at 306.

BJP, RSS are not 'God-Ke Lovers' but 'God-Se Lovers': Rahul Gandhi

It all started on Thursday when BJP's Bhopal Lok Sabha candidate and Malegaon blast accused Pragya Singh Thakur lauded Godse as a "patriot".

News channels may have to get approval for telecasting material issued by terrorist organisations

The army in its complaint said that several channels aired the video on June 15 and 16.

Iran sanctions: Indo-Afghan Banking via Chabahar Port hit

​​At least 50 containers of Afghan goods ready to be exported through Chabahar port for Indian and Chinese markets have been disrupted due to financial obstacles.

Hans Raj Hans ineligible to contest from North West Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal

"Hans Raj Hans is ineligible to fight from a reserved seat. He will finally be declared ineligible," Kejriwal said in a tweet.

Stocks in the news: HUL, HDFC Life, Ircon International, YES Bank, Tata Power and Blue Star

Jefferies has initiated coverage on Kajaria Ceramics with a target price of Rs 730.

Post election, greater focus likely on fiscal stability and not pump priming: Adrian Mowat

Start buying some really good opportunities in midcap and smallcap sectors, says Mowat.

Market Movers: What changed for D-Street while you were sleeping

Let us check out the factors which may bring action to the domestic market through the day.

PM Modi slams Pragya Thakur, BJP defends her candidature

Though Modi castigated Thakur publicly, the BJP does not regret fielding her from Bhopal despite the fact that she was facing trial in the Malegaon terror blast case.

Stocks in the news: YES Bank, TCS, Kotak Mahindra Bank, PNB and Reliance Capital

CLSA has retained sell rating on Biocon with a target price of Rs 470.

Delhi HC dismisses plea seeking restrictions on media from publishing allegations against CJI

A bench headed by Chief Justice Rajendra Menon dismissed the plea filed by an NGO and said the top court is already seized of the matter and no interference was needed.

Sri Lanka Blasts: No news of number of Indian tourists impacted so far

Sri Lanka's Tourism Promotion Bureau did not respond to an email seeking comments till the time of going to press.

How Facebook fights fake news in the world's largest election

Fact checking firms are at the heart of Facebook's efforts to rebuild its credibility during India's elections.

Pragya calling Godse a patriot shows BJP's real face: NCP

The NCP also asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to come clear whether Godse, the assassin of Mahatma Gandhi, was indeed a patriot as stated by Pragya Singh.

Exit polls: Nifty may target fresh peak, but wild swings unlikely

Dalal Street could be back to the normal range by the end of the session, say experts.

Hrithik Roshan debuts in China with 'Kaabil' on June 5

The film released on January 25, 2017, in India.

Mani Shankar Aiyar's comments on Modi are his personal opinion: Congress

Mani Shankar Aiyar was back in the news on Tuesday with an article justifying his "neech" jibe against Prime Minister Narendra Modi two years ago.

Lok Sabha elections: Twitter unveils new feature that will let users report fake news

The new feature will come into effect in India from tomorrow.

Stocks in the news: DHFL, YES Bank, Hero MotoCorp, Axis Bank, Biocon and Tata Steel

The country's largest carmaker said it will discontinue sale of diesel cars.

Jet Airways extends slide, plunges 12%

Jet Airways has been under severe pressure of late due to its poor financial health, raising serious concerns on its revival.

Stocks in the news: Maruti Suzuki, Axis Bank, Tata Steel, Vodafone Idea and Bharti Infratel

Jefferies has maintained buy on NTPC and revised target price to Rs 160.

How autonomous colleges are breaking India's rigid degree system

Armed with autonomy, colleges are gaining full control of their destiny and of their students.

Showcause issued to 3 BJP leaders for Godse remarks, appropriate action will be taken: Amit Shah

The entire BJP regrets the remarks and that is why prompt action has been taken, Shah said at a press conference, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi alongside him.

Amazon leaves Facebook behind, to unveil Echo Show before Portal & Portal+

The Echo Show has a built-in 5 MP camera that supports high-definition video calling.

AgustaWestland charge sheet leak: Delhi court reserves order on Christian Michel's plea

Special judge Arvind Kumar said the order would be pronounced on May 3 in the case after lawyers from both the sides concluded their arguments.

What spooked Sun Pharma stock in Monday’s trade

A total of 93 per cent of revenue of Sun Pharma’s US unit comes from US operations.

Stocks in the news: Lupin, Indiabulls Housing, Hotel Leelaventure, UltraTech Cement and Tata Power

TataPower has signed an agreement to sell its 32-mw operating wind assets.

Sensex, Nifty edge higher; foreign outflow concerns cap gains

India’s trade deficit widened to a five-month high in April.

Congress recalls Modi’s ‘jersey cow’, ‘hybrid calf’ remarks while condemning Mani Shankar Aiyar

Congress accused Modi of “lowering the standard of discourse through abusive language” and “degrading the office of the PM”.

Where Narendra Modi went wrong on 'digital camera' claim

Available literature suggests the first digital camera was called the electronic still camera. It was patented in 1978.

Stocks in the news: TCS, Infosys, Metropolis Healthcare, Dr Reddy's and Hathway Cable

ITI said it has recorded 20 per cent growth in revenue at Rs 2,051 crore for FY19.

Stocks in the news: Essel Propack, PCJ, Reliance Capital, ACC, SpiceJet and Wipro

TGBL), ACC, ICICI Securities and Indiabulls Real Estate will report earnings today.

Sensex jumps 200 points, Nifty reclaims 11,300; YES Bank jumps 6%

Buying in banking, IT and FMCG stocks propelled markets upwards nearly half a per cent.

Stocks in the news: HDFC Bank, Jet Airways, RIL, GVK Power and Goa Carbon

Edelweiss has maintained hold rating on Den Networks with a target price of Rs 74.

Stocks in the news: TCS, Infosys, Jet Airways, GVK Infra and IDBI Bank

Department of Telecom has given approval for the merger of Tata Teleservices (TTSL) with Bharti Airtel.

Fuel stopped, plane seized: It's raining bad news for Jet Airways

Cash-drought has forced the airline to default on several payment obligations such as to the banks, aircraft lessors and other vendors besides non-payment of March salaries to its 16,000 employees.

Pharma majors deny US price fixing allegations

The companies have been accused of violating antitrust laws by fixing prices and allocating customers.

Stocks in the news: RVNL, Dish TV, Wipro, STFC, Vedanta and Wockhardt

TCS has collaborated with Google to build industry-specific cloud solutions.

Pharma stocks bleed as US states file lawsuit against generic drug firms

Lupin, Aurobindo Pharma, Dr Reddy’s, Glenmark, Wockhardt USA and Zydus have been named in the lawsuit.

Air India refutes reports of airline being on the verge of collapse

Some Israeli media outlets recently reported that Air India was trapped in huge debt running over a billion and may collapse soon.

Arun Jaitley slams Mamata, says Mayawati unfit to govern

A rally of BJP President Amit Shah was axed after the land owner who had rented out his property withdrew his consent.

Congress demands apology from Narendra Modi on Pragya Thakur's Godse remarks, action against her

Surjewala alleged that "insulting martyrs is in the BJP DNA" and the "soul of the nation" has been hurt with Thakur's remarks who has "now crossed all limits".

Stocks in the news: RIL, Wipro, Mindtree, Jet Airways, Ashoka Buildcon, Just Dial and Quess Corp

SBICAP Securities has maintained buy rating SpiceJet with a target price of Rs 175.

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