Armed with a new mandate as a champion of the poor, Modi still faces a struggle to implement reforms to boost growth and jobs in Asia's third-largest economy, say experts.
The Nifty settled higher by 152.45 points, or 1.71 percent, at a life-time high of 9,087, surpassing its previous record of 8,996.25 on March 3, 2015.
Unless the Muslim leadership abandons their historical legacy of separatism and stop seeing BJP or the government as an enemy, its betterment cannot follow
Uttar Pradesh Assembly Election 2017: The charge of the Modi Brigade is a prequel to a promising 2019
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), headed for a three-fourths majority in the Uttar Pradesh assembly underscores yet again the fact that the Narendra Modi-Amit Shah combine plays to win and win big.
UP and Uttarakhand Assembly Election results are a repeat of 1994 Andhra Pradesh election: Here's why
The BJP’s four-fifths majority in both the Uttar Pradesh (UP) and Uttarakhand assembly elections brings to mind the similar landslide which the Telugu Desam Party, then led by the late NT Rama Rao, had won in 1994 in the then united Andhra Pradesh.
Just hours into counting, it is clear that the Narendra Modi wave continues in Uttar Pradesh. A landslide victory for BJP is almost certain in the state.
Assembly election 2017: Don't expect huge Sensex rally even if BJP wins; Fed rate hike is on the way
The greater participation of retail investors in the stock market is likely to stem a huge fall even if the BJP's performance does not meet the expectation
In 2012, SP's Akhilesh, Mulayam and Shivpal Yadav were one force; in 2017, they might still be one party technically, but are certainly not a united front.
Travels of a political pilgrim: Should taxpayers be funding AMU’s imams, muezzins, theology department?
Intellectually, the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) is dead at the feet of excessive influence of Islam in its academic and social life.
Amit Shah's efforts clearly show that BJP, rattled by the news of an uprising in the Jat community, have tried really hard to bring them back into its fold.
Given the caste dynamics in UP, it is almost certain that election results will deliver a hung Assembly. All parties have already calculated this outcome.
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi and Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav will hold a joint road show in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday. This would be the maiden outing of the two leaders since the Congress and SP have stitched up an electoral alliance for the state assembly polls starting from February 11.
Uttar Pradesh Assembly Election 2017: Akhilesh-led SP, Congress, RLD may form Bihar-style grand alliance
The Congress had on Friday said that it does not rule out the possibility of a pre-poll alliance with the Akhilesh-led faction of Samajwadi Party (SP) in Uttar Pradesh ahead of the state assembly elections.
By no stretch of the imagination, Akhilesh seems to be doing what Naidu did for Andhra Pradesh in the 90s.
From the very beginning, Akhilesh was destined to win the Dangal of Samajwadi Parivar.
At the height of the Ayodhya agitation, Mulayam emerged as the most hated figure among Hindus and earned the epithet of "Maulana Mulayam" then.
A father and son tiff that first spilled out in public and now in the party, and soon into the very structures of administration these parties vie for.
If Akhilesh Yadav goes it alone, it would be difficult for him to take on the might of the party which still remains largely loyal to father Mulayam Singh Yadav.
Rahul Gandhi kept up the suspense over a possible alliance in Uttar Pradesh, as he skirted a question on the issue amid speculation that a tie-up between Congress and the ruling Samajwadi Party was in the offing
Lalu Prasad Yadav said that the saffron party would bite dust in Uttar Pradesh poll.