Modi’s second term to lay groundwork for India’s next 25 years: US expert

John Chambers, Chairman of the Board of Directors at US India Strategic and Partnership Forum (USISPF) believes under Modi India will see economic growth, job creation.

Current Affairs :-Complimenting Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his race triumph, a top American corporate pioneer has affirmed that in the following five years, the PM will lay the basis for India’s financial development and success for the following 25 years.

Executive Narendra Modi on Thursday drove his Bharatiya Janata Party to a super-sized triumph for a second term in office, winning a flat out lion’s share and on course to contact the 300-situate mark in the 543-part Lok Sabha.

“Congrats to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on a definitive race triumph. These next five years of Prime Minister Modi’s administration will lay the foundation for the following 25 years as far as financial development and success for the nation,” John Chambers, Chairman of the Board of Directors at US India Strategic and Partnership Forum (USISPF), said.

Chambers said under Modi’s initiative, India will most likely increment its GDP and see monetary development and employment creation, and improve exchange and remote speculation.

“What’s to come is brilliant for India and we at the US-India Strategic Partnership Forum anticipate boosting ties between the two nations more than ever,” Chambers stated, mirroring the perspectives on the American corporate area, which is progressively taking a gander at India as an option in contrast to China with regards to their assembling base.

Three-term Indian American Congressman Dr Ami Bera issued an announcement saluting the natives of the nation who partook in the races in the course of recent weeks.

“These were the biggest equitable races ever and mirrored India’s duty to its establishing goals. I likewise salute Prime Minister Modi on his triumph and anticipate working with him and his legislature to propel the qualities and interests that quandary our two countries,” he said.

“As the longest serving Indian American in Congress, the eventual fate of our relationship stays, as ever, splendid and suffering,” Bera said.

Complimenting Modi, Richard Verma, previous US Ambassador to India, said he was anticipating the following part in the US-India relations, which remains the characterizing relationship of this century.

“Also, congratulations to all who participated in this monstrous exercise in majority rule government – truly something to view,” he included.

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Perfect 10 for BJP in Haryana, Congress routed; Hooda loses by thin margin

Among other senior Congress leaders who lost included Kumari Selja, who went down to sitting MP Rattan Lal Kataria from Ambala reserved segment.

Lok Sabha Elections 2019 :-The decision BJP won all the 10 situates in Haryana, crushing what were considered as bastions of noticeable political families in the state.

The consequences of Rohtak and Faridabad seats were pronounced early Friday morning. While it was the BJP’s best-ever execution in Haryana, cut out as a different state in 1966, the Congress confronted a defeat following a hole of 20 years, according to results proclaimed for each of the ten seats by the Election Commission.

In 2014, the BJP had won seven of the eight seats it challenged, while the INLD had won two and Congress one.

In what came as a twin blow for the Congress was the loss of dad child team Bhupinder Singh Hooda and Deepender Singh Hooda from Sonipat and Rohtak, individually.

Deepender, who was the sitting MP from Rohtak, lost to Arvind Sharma, a previous Congress MP who had joined the BJP as of late, by an edge of 7,503 votes.

It was not just Rohtak, the BJP additionally figured out how to crush the bastions of the Chautala and Bhajan Lal tribes.

Excepting Rohtak, BJP applicants including five of their sitting MPs, won with enormous edges.

The saffron outfit had supplanted its Karnal MP Ashwini Kumar Chopra with Sanjay Bhatia and its revolutionary MP Raj Kumar Saini from Kurukshetra with Minister in the Khattar government Nayab Singh Saini. In the 2019 race, the Modi juggernaut kept impelling the decision BJP in Haryana to the top spot. Many leave survey projections for Haryana additionally demonstrated appropriate as they had estimated a spectacular execution by the BJP.

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Cash, goods worth Rs 3,400 crore seized during Lok Sabha elections 2019: EC

909 posts on social media platforms were removed; 647 confirmed cases of paid news, says poll panel

LokSabha Elections 2019: After the finishing of the seventh and last period of surveying on Sunday, the Election Commission said money, medications, alcohol and valuable metals worth Rs 3,449.12 crore were seized by authorization organizations since the Lok Sabha surveys were declared on March 10.

This is thrice of what offices seized amid the 2014 Lok Sabha survey process. In 2014, law authorization offices made seizures worth Rs 1,206 crore, the EC’s executive general (race use) Dilip Sharma said.

Law implementation offices between March 10 and May 19 caught Rs 839.03 crore in real money, alcohol worth Rs 294.41 crore, drugs worth Rs 1,270.37 crore, valuable metals, including gold, worth Rs 986.76 crore and “complimentary gifts”, including sarees, wrist watches, went for inciting voters worth Rs 58.56 crore were seized.

EC authorities said they coordinated online networking stages, including Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp, to evacuate a few that were found to abuse the EC’s code. They said web-based social networking stages expelled 909 posts. Facebook evacuated 650 posts, Twitter brought down 220 posts, ShareChat expelled 31, YouTube five and WhatsApp three.

Of the 650 posts brought somewhere around Facebook, 482 were political messages posted amid the “quietness period”. The “quietness period” begins 48 hours before the hour set for determination of surveying in a specific stage. The seventh period of surveying found some conclusion at 6 pm on Sunday, so the “quiet period” had started at 6 pm on Friday for this stage.

Upwards of 73 web-based social networking posts were political commercials in the “quietness period”, two were infringing upon the Model Code of Conduct, 43 were identified with voter “deception”, 28 were named as those intersection the breaking points of tolerability, 11 were identified with leave surveys and 11 were detest talks, Ojha said.

There were additionally 647 affirmed instances of paid news, of which the limit of 342 were accounted for in the principal stage itself, he included. Amid the 2014 Lok Sabha surveys, 1,297 affirmed instances of paid news were accounted for, Ojha said.

The EC on Sunday kept on getting analysis from the Opposition while Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed gratitude toward it for allowing him consent for his visit to Uttarakhand’s Kedarnath sanctuary.

Modi visited Kedarnath on Saturday, went through the night in a cavern and left for Badrinath on Sunday morning. “I didn’t request anything. I don’t put stock in asking since God just needs us to give… all I need is ‘Baba’ Kedarnath presents his endowments to India as well as whole humankind,” he said at Kedarnath.

The PM expressed gratitude toward the EC for enabling him to attempt the visit, saying he got two days of “rest” there. The EC had given its gesture to Modi’s visit while “reminding” the Prime Minister’s Office that the model set of principles is still in power.

Congress President Rahul Gandhi said the Election Commission’s “capitulation” before the PM was self-evident. “From appointive bonds and EVMs (electronic casting a ballot machines) to controlling the race plan, NaMo TV, ‘Modi’s Army’ and now the show in Kedarnath; the Election Commission’s capitulation before Mr Modi and his group is clear to all Indians,” Gandhi tweeted. “The EC used to be dreaded and regarded. Not any longer,” he said.

“Surveying is finished. Presently, we can say that the ‘journey’ of the PM over the most recent two days is an unsatisfactory utilization of religion and religious images to impact the casting a ballot,” Congress pioneer P Chidambaram said.

Telugu Desam Party boss N Chandrababu Naidu kept in touch with the EC expressing that “ceaseless” broadcast of the PM’s “private exercises” at Badrinath and Kedarnath hallowed places were disregarding the survey code and ought to be halted.

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Does media influence voting behaviour? This research offers some insights

Increasing access to political information through the mass media may enable citizens to monitor incumbents’ behaviour, and use this information in voting decisions

LokSabha Elections 2019: The 2019 Lok Sabha decisions are on track to be the costliest general race by promoting spends- – spending by ideological groups is anticipated to flood 73% over the 2014 Lok Sabha races. In the midst of a rush of ‘mediatisation’ of Indian legislative issues, the media’s capacity to set political motivation has extended, and races have been changed into a picture challenge between conspicuous identities.

As media and governmental issues become always interlaced, an inquiry emerges: how does media presentation sway casting a ballot practices and feelings? The spike available for use of strange data – or counterfeit news- – has been a noteworthy reason for worry amid the present races. Be that as it may, there are a few activities pushing for change. The Election Commission of India as of late propelled an application to empower voter assembly. Truth checking sites, for example, Alt News and IndiaSpend’s endeavor to expose deception. Also, different stages, for example, Jaano India and Mumbai Votes mean to furnish natives with significant data on government arrangements and competitors’ presentation.

In any case, the adequacy of these projects, and the effect of different media on voter conduct in India, have not been thoroughly dissected. An examination of randomized assessments led over the world permits a few bits of knowledge into the job of the media in improving the nature of political cooperation. It demonstrates that it is in reality conceivable to convey data through the media in a manner that emphatically impacts native commitment in the popularity based procedure, and that the size and length of effect fluctuates by substance type and conveyance instrument.

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Congress’ Sunil Jakhar declares Rs 1.5-crore assets, deposits in Swiss bank

Congress’s Lok Sabha candidate Sunil Kumar Jakhar has declared immovable assets worth Rs 21 crore in the affidavit

LokSabha Elections 2019: Congress’ Lok Sabha applicant Sunil Kumar Jakhar has announced versatile resources worth Rs 1.53 crore, other than an over Rs 7 crore store in a Swiss bank in his better half’s name, as indicated by a sworn statement recorded with survey specialists.

Child of previous Madhya Pradesh senator late Balram Jakhar, the Congress candidate has pronounced Rs 1.23 crore as stores in various ledgers.

He has announced stores worth Rs 7.37 crore by his significant other Silvia Jakhar in the Zurcher Kantonal Bank, Zurich, Switzerland, as per the sworn statement.

The Zurcher Kantonal Bank is one of the greatest Swiss banks, according to its site.

Sunil Jakhar has Rs 4.49 lakh as money close by and his better half Rs 1.38 lakh.

He has pronounced steadfast resources worth Rs 2.88 crore, including those which are self procured and acquired, and that of his significant other as Rs 12.06 crore in the testimony.

Sunil Jakhar, the sitting MP from Gurdaspur, is facing entertainer government official Ajay Singh Dharmendra Deol, famously known as Sunny Deol.

Deol has announced versatile resources worth Rs 60.46 crore, including bank stores, and Rs 5.72 crore resources of his significant other Lynda Deol, as per his sworn statement.

He has announced unflinching resources worth Rs 21 crore in the affirmation.

Bright Deol has Rs 26 lakh money close by and his significant other Rs 16 lakh.

The entertainer has pronounced liabilities, as advance or duty to money related establishments or people of Rs 49.3 crore.

His significant other’s liabilities, as referenced in the oath, are of Rs 1.66 crore.

Radiant Deol has announced Rs 2.49 crore as “government contribution”, including Rs 1.07 crore as Goods and Services Tax levy in the testimony.

Casting a ballot in every one of the 13 Lok Sabha seats of Punjab, including Gurdaspur, will be hung on Sunday.

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No FDI love? Apple, Amazon show 2 faces of India’s quest to lure investment

India definitely needs to attract investments in manufacturing and other sectors

LokSabha Elections 2019:As the US-China exchange war triggers the greatest reconsider of supply chains in an age, the world’s quickest developing real economy with a huge number of youthful and shoddy specialists ought to be on the rundown of potential recipients. But India isn’t getting such love, with outside direct speculation really declining over ongoing months.

That is a conundrum somewhat clarified by pre-race alert as financial specialists move to the sidelines while Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s decision Bharatiya Janata Party squares off against the restriction Indian National Congress. Be that as it may, the other clarification lies in the ongoing past, with neighborhood restriction and politically-roused protectionism hindering ventures.

In February, online business firms like and Walmart Inc.- possessed Flipkart were slapped with proposed new decides that would raise their expenses as Modi tried to secure the country’s a large number of mother and pop stores. That equivalent month, it was reported that a proposed $44 billion petroleum processing plant sponsored by Saudi Arabia would be migrated after ranchers contradicted the task and wouldn’t hand over land (another area presently can’t seem to be named).

So while there are victories -, for example, Foxconn Technology Group’s ongoing declaration of designs to mass-fabricate Apple Inc’s. most recent handsets in India – stories of disappointed plans and bureaucratic bottlenecks are keeping India away from a China-1990s-style blast.

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BJP promises Vidyasagar statue at ‘same spot’ in befitting reply to TMC

‘Those involved in this act should be given strong punishment’, said PM Modi

LokSabha Elections 2019:Head administrator Narendra Modi on Thursday said his legislature was submitted towards Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar’s vision and guaranteed to introduce his stupendous statue at a similar spot in Kolkata where it was vandalized by “TMC goondas”.

While lashing out at Mamata Banerjee, the executive said he was going for a rally in Dum later in the day however didn’t know whether the West Bengal Chief Minister will enable his helicopter to arrive.

Tending to a decision rally, Modi said,”The statue of Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar was broken by TMC goondas amid the street show of BJP President Amit Shah. Those engaged with this demonstration ought to be given solid discipline”.

He said a fabulous “panch dhatu” (made up of five metals) statue of Ishwar Chand Vidyasagar will be introduced at a similar spot to give a befitting answer to TMC specialists.

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Kolkata saw wide-spread brutality amid BJP president Shah’s huge street show Tuesday. A bust of nineteenth century Bengali symbol Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar was vandalized amid the savagery.

Hitting back at BSP supremo Mayawati, who had assaulted him over savagery in West Bengal, Modi stated, “The way where the West Bengal government has been focusing on UPiites, Biharis and those from Purvanchal, he thought Behenji will give a befitting answer yet she is increasingly worried about power”.

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Explained: Why Nifty, Sensex rose after every Lok Sabha Election since 1999

Another reason for markets rising, irrespective of who wins, is that the election is a very big economic event in India’s consumption-driven economy

LokSabha Elections 2019:India’s key securities exchange files, the Nifty and Sensex, demonstrated an ascent a half year after all the four Lok Sabha decisions somewhere in the range of 1999 and 2014, contrasted with the past a half year, as indicated by an IndiaSpend investigation.

We examined Nifty and Sensex levels on three key dates- – a half year before the main day of surveying (pre-decision), the primary day of surveying (amid the race) and a half year after the principal day of surveying (post-race), throughout the last four Lok Sabha races.

The Nifty and Sensex demonstrated a normal ascent of 40.8% a half year after every one of these general decisions, when contrasted with the past a half year.

The Nifty, short for the National Stock Exchange (NSE) Fifty, was propelled on April 1, 1996, and speaks to the weighted normal of 50 noteworthy Indian organizations crosswise over 12 areas that are recorded on the NSE. The Sensex, short for the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) Sensitive Index, which is a record of 30 noteworthy Indian organizations recorded on the BSE, was built up in 1986.

Of the four Lok Sabha races held after the foundation of the Nifty, two (2004 and 2009) saw the race of an Indian National Congress-drove United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government. In 1999, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)- drove National Democratic Alliance (NDA) shaped the administration, regardless of missing the mark concerning a larger part. In 2014, the BJP won a straightforward dominant part and shaped a NDA government alongside partners. In every one of the four cases, both the Nifty and the Sensex rose.”

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Tortured in jail, won’t apologise: BJP activist on sharing Mamata’s photo

‘I don’t have any regrets. I have not done anything for which I will have to apologise,’ Priyanka Sharma said

LokSabha Elections 2019:BJP youth wing extremist Priyanka Sharma, who left prison on Wednesday in the wake of being captured for posting a transformed picture of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Facebook, said she would not apologize.

“I don’t have any second thoughts. I have not done anything for which I should apologize,” Sharma told a question and answer session at the BJP office here.

She was discharged at 9.40 am from the Alipore correctional facility following five days following a Supreme Court request.

The BJP extremist claimed that she was bothered and tormented inside prison. “I was tormented in the correctional facility. Indeed, even the guard pushed me yesterday. I disclosed to them I am not a criminal that you are pushing me into the prison room this way,” she said. “They acted all around discourteously. The condition inside was awful.”

Nearby BJP pioneers and her mom were available outside the prison in south Kolkata when she was discharged.

“Me and my family has experienced much anguish which I figure I don’t merit,” Sharma told PTI over telephone.

Her sibling, Rajiv Sharma, claimed that the correctional facility specialists disregarded the Supreme Court request by not discharging her on Tuesday.

“When we went to the correctional facility yesterday, authorities said they required a printed copy of the request. I am in Delhi and it required investment to get the printed copy of the request and in this manner the postponement. They didn’t keep the Supreme Court request of prompt discharge,” he said

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Who’s with whom? Parties seek partners as Lok Sabha election nears end

The seven-phase election started on April 11 and ends on May 19. Below is how India’s biggest parties are aligned

LokSabha Elections 2019:Prime Minist Narendra Modi’s decision alliance is certain of a second term in office however resistance groups are conversing with one another to seal a partnership, planning to topple him after general race results are declared on May 23.

The seven-stage decision began on April 11 and finishes on May 19. The following is the means by which India’s greatest gatherings are adjusted.


BHARATIYA JANATA PARTY (BJP): Modi’s Hindu patriot BJP drives the NDA and won 282 seats in the last race five years prior. There are 545 seats in the lower place of parliament, two of which are assigned by the president from the Anglo-Indian people group.

ALL INDIA ANNA DRAVIDA MUNNETRA KAZHAGAM (AIADMK): The third-greatest gathering and Modi’s greatest accomplice in the south of the nation, the BJP’s weakest area. The AIADMK won 37 of the 40 seats it challenged the last time, yet the demise of its charming pioneer, J. Jayalalithaa, in 2016 could influence its exhibition.

SHIV SENA: The hardline Hindu gathering, situated in India’s budgetary capital Mumbai, is in an on-off association with the BJP. The gatherings fixed a coalition before this race, with the development of a Hindu sanctuary at a questionable site in the north being one of Shiv Sena’s key requests. Shiv Sena won 18 situates the last time, making it the 6th greatest gathering.

LOK JAN SHAKTI PARTY: The gathering predominantly speaks to bring down rank Hindus and won six of the seven seats it challenged the last time.

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