On March 20, 2017 20:28 (IST)
The Bharatiya Janata Party had in its UP election manifesto promised to waive farmers' loans if elected to power. The party and its allies won a whopping 325 seats in the 403-member house.
On March 17, 2017 09:12 (IST)
After the Federal Reserve signalled that there will not be pick-up in pace of tightening interest rates going ahead in the US also boosted sentiment in Indian equities and the rupee.
On March 14, 2017 22:56 (IST)
Cheering the BJP's landslide win in Uttar Pradesh, the Nifty soared to new all-time highs on Tuesday. The Sensex rose as much as 600 points to 29,561.93.
On March 13, 2017 09:02 (IST)
The rupee strengthened to 66.60/66.61 per dollar, the highest since November 9, from its previous close of 6.7125/66.7225.
On March 13, 2017 14:34 (IST)
PM Modi's victory in Uttar Pradesh strengthens his claim to a second term in national elections in 2019.