The Election Commission said it would tally results with VVPAT at the end of counting.
Most of DHFL’s non-convertible debentures were bought by government-backed pension, provident fund and gratuity fund trusts of public sector enterprises.  (Reuters )
IHH infused  ₹4,000 cr in Fortis, but an additional  ₹3,400 cr put in an escrow account to initiate an open offer is stuck.
IHH infused 4,000 cr in Fortis, but an additional 3,400 cr put in an escrow account to initiate an open offer is stuck.

Fortis investors move Sebi over delay in IHH open offer, seek interest

  • Shareholders say IHH Healthcare has not done enough for them to realize the value of their investment
  • The shareholders have also appealed to Sebi to issue directions to IHH Healthcare to ensure early resumption of the open offer tendering process

Thirty-eight per cent of Indian industry leaders agree that humans and machines are working together successfully as an integrated team within their organizations
Thirty-eight per cent of Indian industry leaders agree that humans and machines are working together successfully as an integrated team within their organizations

What India’s economy could look like in 2030

Visions of AI and human-machine interaction are reshaping the Indian economy. What does the future look like?

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South Dinajpur: Police personnel stand guard near a strong room where EVMs (Electronic Voting Machines) are kept, on the eve of Lok Sabha elections results, at Balurghat in South Dinajpur district of West Bengal.  (PTI )
South Dinajpur: Police personnel stand guard near a strong room where EVMs (Electronic Voting Machines) are kept, on the eve of Lok Sabha elections results, at Balurghat in South Dinajpur district of West Bengal. (PTI )

How EVM strong-rooms are secured as per the Election Commission

  • In the past two days, video clips have gone viral, purportedly showing 'unauthorised' transportation of the EVMs at various places
  • As per its guidelines, the EVMs are transported back to the reception centres under proper escort by a contingent of central paramilitary forces and state police

DSP Quant Fund will be benchmarked to BSE 200 (Total Returns Index)
IndiGo, which had a market share of 46.9% in March, carried 54.41 lakh domestic passengers during the month.
IndiGo, which had a market share of 46.9% in March, carried 54.41 lakh domestic passengers during the month.

IndiGo clocks record market share at 49.9% in April

  • IndiGo flew a record 54.81 lakh passengers during April
  • Air India and SpiceJet flew 15.23 lakh and 14.4 lakh domestic passengers, respectively, during April

While the Netflix series Sacred Games was well-received, other Indian content on the platform has not got a similar response.
While the Netflix series Sacred Games was well-received, other Indian content on the platform has not got a similar response.

Netflix pushing into smaller towns with new shows, lower charges

  • In a bid to widen access, Netflix is testing a mobile-only subscription, starting at 250 a month or 65 a week
  • Industry experts say the challenge for Netflix still is to get Indian consumers to pay for its niche content

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AirAsia Airbus A320-200 plane.  (Reuters )
BoB's gross NPAs fell 33.5% to  ₹15,609 crore (Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint)
 (Photo: Bloomberg)
Akshay Kumar (Photo: ANI)
Akshay Kumar (Photo: ANI)

Opinion | Akshay Kumar’s brand equity unaffected

The actor’s association with social causes has established his image as a patriot

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Arunachal Pradesh MLA and NPP candidate Tirong Aboh was killed in an attack by suspected Naga militants in Tirap district on Tuesday. (PTI)
Arunachal Pradesh MLA and NPP candidate Tirong Aboh was killed in an attack by suspected Naga militants in Tirap district on Tuesday. (PTI)

Opinion | Arunachal ambush calls for speeding up Naga peace talks

The killing of NPP MLA and his son, along with 9 others, is likely to open a Pandora’s box

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A positive approach is to treat a job as a finite project. iStockphoto
The NSE had moved SAT against Sebi’s 30 April orders calling them ‘unsustainable, arbitrary, and disproportionate’. (Photo: Abhijit Bhatlekar/Mint)
The NSE had moved SAT against Sebi’s 30 April orders calling them ‘unsustainable, arbitrary, and disproportionate’. (Photo: Abhijit Bhatlekar/Mint)

Continue transfer of co-location revenue to escrow, SAT tells NSE

  • NSE will need to pay 687 cr, the principal amount of two orders, to Sebi within 2 weeks, rules tribunal
  • In partial relief, SAT said NSE would not need to pay the entire 1,200 cr, as ordered by Sebi

Today shares of DHFL hit a low of  ₹107.15 on the BSE
On 16 May, 2014, Sensex hits 25,000 for first time when Narendra Modi-led NDA was voted  to power with a majority (Photo:Mint)
The NDA has also had a favourable impact on road development in the past five years (Sunil Ghosh/HT)
Rahul Agarwal (36) says diving has helped him learn to deal with uncertainty, as one faces the unknown every time one goes underwater. Ramesh Pathania/mint
Rahul Agarwal (36) says diving has helped him learn to deal with uncertainty, as one faces the unknown every time one goes underwater. Ramesh Pathania/mint

This serial entrepreneur takes the plunge to cope with business challenges

  • ‘As a startup founder, you juggle responsibilities that pull you in multiple directions at once. A love of adventure helps’ says Rahul Agarwal
  • To stay fit so that he’s ready for his dives, Agarwal follows an exercise routine that includes running, yoga, pranayama, meditation and swimming

Very few offices have systems that accommodate single names as the corporate world is designed largely for the needs of the majority. iStockphoto
Very few offices have systems that accommodate single names as the corporate world is designed largely for the needs of the majority. iStockphoto

When one name has myriad challenges

  • Those not using a surname have amusing anecdotes, frustrated tales of handling red tape
  • Some people drop their surnames to erase caste links, reject patriarchal naming traditions, or as a form of self-expression

Biofourmis chief executive officer Kuldeep Singh Rajput.
It is also in the process of setting up a cement grinding plant at Kalinganagar, Odisha (iStock)
It is also in the process of setting up a cement grinding plant at Kalinganagar, Odisha (iStock)

SEBI approves Emami Cement IPO, may hit market in 6 months

  • The company's combined installed capacity will be 9 million tonne with a clinker capacity of 3.2 million tonne
  • It is also in the process of setting up a cement grinding plant at Kalinganagar, Odisha

Google logo.  (Reuter )
Google logo. (Reuter )

Irish regulator opens first privacy probe into Google

  • Many of the large technology firms have their European headquarters in Ireland, putting them under the watch of the Irish DPC
  • Google said at the time that it had already implemented strong privacy protections in consultation with European regulators and is committed to complying with the GDPR

While diversification is important, keep in mind that you need just 5-8 mutual fund schemes to build a good portfolio.  (Photo: iStock)
While diversification is important, keep in mind that you need just 5-8 mutual fund schemes to build a good portfolio. (Photo: iStock)

Top mutual fund schemes to invest in - Mint 30

  • To help you choose the right funds, here is a curated list of 30 mutual fund schemes across different categories
  • Mint uses qualitative and quantitative parameters to select 30 schemes out of more than 2,000 schemes

The new IL&FS board has issued a show-cause notice to the auditors for alleged negligence, and can seek damages from them. ( Photo: Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint)
IndusInd Bank has recommended a dividend of Rs. 7.50 per share
IndusInd Bank has recommended a dividend of Rs. 7.50 per share

IndusInd’s Q4 profit falls on higher provisions

  • The private sector lender reported a 62% decline in net profit at 360 cr for the quarter ended 31 March, compared with a profit of 953 cr a year ago
  • Provisions rose to 1,560 crore in the March quarter from 606 crore in the December quarter

Today shares of DHFL hit a low of  ₹107.15 on the BSE
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(iStock)

Small-, mid-caps work over long term

  • A portfolio that has equal distributions to ICICI Prudential Nifty Next 50, Mirae Asset India Equity fund and Parag Parikh Long term equity would be a good, aggressive long-term portfolio
  • Equity returns don’t happen in a smooth upward curve and there would be a lot of volatility on the way

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(Photo: iStock)

After nail-biting exit polls, Bengal braces for D-day

  • Local shops that dot the city crank up the volume of the transistors, with shop owners keeping their ears peeled for snatches of news
  • Even though the electorate remains skeptical of the final outcome that will unfold on Thursday, some voices continued to support the status quo in the state

 (AFP file)
(AFP file)

Opinion | Integrity at stake

It’s time the Election Commission lays down the rules of the game clearly. Its independence and fairness must be beyond doubt. It’s not just the EC, Indian democracy has a global reputation to defend

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The Sensex closed 140 points higher 39,110
The Sensex closed 140 points higher 39,110

Sensex edges higher, a day ahead of counting of votes

  • Financials, led by ICICI Bank and HDFC, pulled the markets higher
  • IT and FMCG stocks came under some selling pressure

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Shares of JK Lakshmi Cement Wednesday closed at  ₹371.80 on the BSE, up 1.65% from its previous close.
Shares of JK Lakshmi Cement Wednesday closed at 371.80 on the BSE, up 1.65% from its previous close.

JK Lakshmi Cement Q4 net up 27.8% to 43.25 crore

  • Total income during the March quarter rises 28.78% to 1,189.06 crore
  • FY19 net profit drops 5.24% at 79.56 crore from 83.96 crore last year

Sebi has invited comments till 12 June
The agency would look at the landing (rover) on the surface of the Moon on September 6. (ISRO )
The agency would look at the landing (rover) on the surface of the Moon on September 6. (ISRO )

Chandrayaan-2 launch to take place between July 9-16: ISRO

  • According to ISRO, Chandrayaan-2 is the second lunar mission and has three modules Orbiter, Lander (Vikram) and Rover (Pragyan)
  • After launch into earth bound orbit, the integrated module will reach Moon orbit using Orbiter propulsion module