23 May 2019 : Top trending news of the day

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Sensex today is trending today on Google.

Sensex hits 40000 mark for the first ever, Nifty crosses 12000.

According to traders, investor sentiment was boosted by initial trends that suggested a win for the ruling NDA.

Most dynasties face people’s wrath in LS polls Most dynasties face people’s wrath in LS polls

If caste barriers fell in the Lok Sabha elections 2019, dynasties became the second casualty with many political families, mostly belonging to the opposition camp, failing to win the people’s mandate.

Rupee weakens on global cues, fall in EM currencies

Global cues rather than domestic factors got the better of the Indian rupee on Thursday, on the day the trend of the Lok Sabha election results indicated an overwhelming victory for the ruling NDA.

India Open : Mary Kom beats Zareen; Sachin upsets Solanki

Six-time world champion Mary Kom staved off a stiff challenge from Asian Championships bronze medallist Nikhat Zareen in the 51-kg category while former world youth champion Sachin Siwach (52-kg) upset Commonwealth Games gold medallist Gaurav Solanki to storm into the final in the second edition of the India Open International Boxing Tournament at the Karmabir Nabin Chandra Bordoloi Indoor Stadium here on Thursday.

Chandrababu Naidu’s son defeated in Assembly polls

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) President N. Chandrababu Naidu’s son Nara Lokesh was defeated in Assembly election.

MP CM Kamal Nath says after Congress defeat, “We will introspect”

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath on Thursday accepted the results of the Lok Sabha election in which his Congress party suffered an emphatic defeat, saying the party could not convey its agenda to the people.

Rahul says issue of resignation between him and working committee

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday took full responsibility for the defeat of the party in the Lok Sabha elections and said the issue of his resignation was a matter between him and the Congress Working Committee.

Twitter records 400 mn tweets in 2019 LS polls

Twitter India on Thursday said conversations around the 2019 Lok Sabha elections grew 600 per cent from 2014 to reach 396 million tweets between January 1 and May 23.

Kejriwal congratulates Modi, seeks to work together for Delhi

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his victory in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls and said that he looks forward to work together with him for the city’s people.

Kerala, TN, Punjab account for half of Congress seats

Of the 50 Lok Sabha seats where the Congress is set to win, Kerala, Punjab and Tamil Nadu accounted for 31, according to Election Commission data.

Modi drops ‘Chowkidar’ from Twitter handle

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday dropped the ‘Chowkidar’ (watchman) prefix from his official Twitter handle and urged BJP leaders to do the same.