Two polls predicted that the NDA would fall short of a majority: NewsX-Neta (242) and ABP News-Nielsen (267).
Most of the polls suggested that the Congress, which had registered its worst performance in 2014 with 44 seats, would fall below the 100 mark, with News18-IPSOS projecting only 46 seats for the party.
With various forecasts for the Lok Sabha election results out, which ones are more reliable than others? A veteran analyst describes the various methods, challenges and shortcomings in conducting an exit poll.
The India Today-Axis My India exit poll has predicted a clear majority for the saffron party. The BJP is expected to register a victory on 38-40 Parliamentary seats. Congress, on the other hand, may gain only two seats.
While most exit polls project that the NDA will comfortably cross the magic mark of 272 seats to form the government, the projections widely vary with regard to the BJP’s performance in three key states — Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal and Odisha — which account for 143 seats.
New Delhi, Feb 9 (ANI): Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor admits that pay disparity between actors and actresses exists in the entertainment industry.She said that she chooses to work with people who know her worth. Sonam, who will be seen in an upcoming biopic Neerja, was present at the inauguration of Women of Worth Awards, an initiative by NDTV and Loreal Paris, which throws light on women’s inspirational and impactful work.The actress said that for her Neerja Bhanot was a woman of worth because she gave up her life to save lives of others.
New Delhi, Feb 9 (ANI): Bollywood actor Sonam Kapoor, in response to the attack on the Tanzanian student in Bengaluru on February 3, said that racism and intolerance are not specific to India but happens across the globe.The Tanzanian student was allegedly beaten up and stripped by a mob in a case of mistaken identity after a woman was mowed down by a car in Bengaluru.The 21-year-old Tanzanian was dragged out of the car in which she was seated along with her three friends.Sonam, who has not shied of speaking about current affair incidents in the past, did not hide behind a non-committal stance. Sonam, who is the Loreal brand ambassador, was present at the inauguration of Women of Worth Awards, a platform and campaign that will recognize and felicitate the achievements of women who have achieved success in making a difference to the lives of others through their bravery, convictions and drive.The Women of Worth 2016 awards and campaign, which is an initiative by NDTV and Loreal Paris, will showcase women’s inspirational and impactful work to the world at large.