Karnataka: All is not well for HD Kumaraswamy as he battles declining popularity

Karnataka: All is not well for HD Kumaraswamy as he battles declining popularity

The worse is yet to be over for the HD Kumaraswamy (HDK)-led Karnataka government that performed poorly in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. The coalition has decided to continue under HDK in an informal cabinet meeting on May 24. With the rumours of a few MLAs defecting the JD(S)-Congress combine for BJP doing rounds, the tension is palpable in both camps. The friction between long-time rivals Congress and JD(S) is not helping the cause either. In…

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Dental care helps drug abuse patients recover: Study

Dental care helps drug abuse patients recover: Study

The researchers said providing complete oral care as part of treating the patient is critical to reviving self-esteem and is an essential first step on the long path to drug abuse recovery. Dental care helps drug abuse patients recover: Study  |  Photo Credit: Getty Images New York: Oral health care not only helps drug abuse patients recover physically but also improves their quality of life, suggests a new study. The study, published in the Journal of the…

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Satta bazaar also roots for a Modi comeback

Satta bazaar also roots for a Modi comeback

Saffron remains the safest bet. With less than a week to go for counting day, the odds are pretty well stacked up against the Congress in major betting centres across the nation. In Mumbai, the satta bazaar (betting market) gives 238-241 seats to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), a punt ditto in Delhi in the 17th Lok Sabha. The betting market predicts 78-81 seats for the Congress in India’s financial capital while 79-81 seats in…

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5 tips to lose weight while eating your favourite food, without exercise or diet

5 tips to lose weight while eating your favourite food, without exercise or diet

While a healthy diet and exercise are keys to a happy and healthy life, it may not be extremely necessary to beat yourself to get a lean and toned body and lose weight. 5 tips to lose weight while eating your favourite food, without exercise or diet   |  Photo Credit: Getty Images New Delhi: Whenever you think about weight loss, the first thing that comes to your mind is a strict diet and a rigorous workout…

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How to rig elections, Bengal style

How to rig elections, Bengal style

Many summers ago Gopal Krishna Gokhale had said: “What Bengal thinks today, India thinks tomorrow.” In those days of civility, Bengal led the way in literature, science, education, social reforms and patriotism. Alas those days have long, long gone. If today there is anything the rest of India can learn from West Bengal is how to rig elections. Rigging elections – from panchayat to Parliament – is part art, part science. A knowledge of social…

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SoftBank in talks to back regional news aggregator Dailyhunt: Report

SoftBank in talks to back regional news aggregator Dailyhunt: Report

Japanese conglomerate SoftBank is in talks with regional language news aggregator Dailyhunt to raise over $150 million, sources told Mint. If this deal follows through, this would make it SoftBank’s first investment in the content space. Dailyhunt has been in the market looking for investors for a few months now.  The report noted that the content platform aimed to raise $100 million, following which Goldman Sachs’ venture capital arm was going to invest $60 million in the…

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What changed for the market while you were sleeping? Top 10 things to know

What changed for the market while you were sleeping? Top 10 things to know

Benchmark indices fell for the ninth consecutive session for the first time in eight years. Nifty broke 11,150 level while Senses ended below its 100-DMA. At close, Sensex was down 372.17 points at 37,090.82, while Nifty was down 130.70 points at 11,148.20. About 639 shares advanced, 1,826 shares declined, and 157 shares were unchanged. Eicher Motors, Zee Entertainment, Sun Pharma, Indiabulls Housing and Yes Bank were among major losers on the Nifty, while Titan Company,…

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Stocks in the news: ITC, HDFC, Eicher Motors, Indiabulls Housing, Relaxo Footwears, SRF

Stocks in the news: ITC, HDFC, Eicher Motors, Indiabulls Housing, Relaxo Footwears, SRF

Results Today: ITC, HDFC, Andhra Bank, Automotive Axles, Balkrishna Paper Mills, Borosil Glass Works, Capacite Infraprojects, Godrej Industries, Vodafone Idea, Karnataka Bank, Just Dial, Metropolis Healthcare, MRPL, MT Educare, Muthoot Finance, OBC, Shemaroo Entertainment, SRF, Subex, Trident, United Bank of India Allahabad Bank Q4: Net loss at Rs 3,834 crore versus loss of Rs 3,510 crore, NII up 41.6% at Rs 1,258 crore versus Rs 888.3 crore, YoY. GSK Consumer Q4: Net profit up 34.9% at Rs 29 crore,…

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