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1. Most exit polls forecast a majority for the ruling BJP-led NDA in Lok Sabha polls with varying numbers as the seven-phase polling in the general elections ended Sunday

2. With most exit polls predicting another term for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, NC leader Omar Abdullah Sunday said all of them could not be wrong and he was waiting for May 23 when the final result will be announced.

3. A Peoples Democratic Party activist was grievously injured after terrorists allegedly shot him at Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district on Sunday.

4. Construction of a building by senior BJP leader Nirmal Singh's family near an Army depot in the city's outskirts is near completion, despite the Jammu and Kashmir High Court directing them last year to maintain status quo at the disputed site.

5. Voting for the marathon seven-phased Lok Sabha elections came to a close on Sunday as 64.26 per cent turnout was recorded in the the last phase of polls in 59 seats, which also featured Prime Minister Narendra Modi's constituency Varanasi.

6. India's fastest woman Dutee Chand revealed on Sunday that she is gay, becoming the first athlete from the socially conservative country to do so, and adding she feared being ostracised by her family after the admission.

7. People's Democratic Party (PDP) President and former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has said that only meaningful engagement between India and Pakistan and the leadership of the State can resolve decades old Kashmir conflict and accord permanent peace to the region.

8. The Election Commission of India (ECI) could announce its decision in the upcoming week on Assembly elections in the State.

 

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Gaurav Sharma