Riding on a massive saffron surge sweeping through most parts of India, the BJP-led NDA government looks set to become the only non-Congress government to return to power in the Indian political history. After Jawaharlal Nehru and Indira Gandhi, Narendra Modi is also the third prime minister of India who has been able to retain power for a second term with full majority in Lok Sabha.
Today the Sensex recorded its sharpest intra-day fall in the past 11 years in absolute terms. The index closed at 38,811 levels – down 299 points fir the day and 1,314 points from intra-day high level of 40,125. In the process, the index posted its sharpest intra-day decline since January 21, 2008. Vedanta Limited, ITC, Tata Motors, HDFC Bank, Bajaj Finance led the list of losers. Out of the 30 BSE constituents, 16 ended in the red.
Also these days the youth of India are more conscious about the election and results. Young Indians are so serious about the elections that over 8 in 10 believe voting should be made compulsory while around two-thirds said they cast their votes every time without fail, the survey showed.Talking about the participation of youth in election. A small district of Begusarai had a difficult choice to make – two firebrand politicians, debutant Kanhaiya Kumar from the CPI and Giriraj Singh from BJP and they seem to have picked Singh’s saffron over Kumar’s red by huge margin.