Top business stories; Everything you need to know on: May 3 2021

24,965,463
India total cases
Updated on May 17, 2021 6:27 pm
274,411
India deaths
Updated on May 17, 2021 6:27 pm
21,174,076
India total recovered
Updated on May 17, 2021 6:27 pm
3,516,976
India total active cases
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India Covid 19 Stats:

24,965,463
Total cases
Updated on May 17, 2021 6:27 pm
21,174,076
Recovered
Updated on May 17, 2021 6:27 pm
3,516,976
Active
Updated on May 17, 2021 6:27 pm
274,411
Total deaths
Updated on May 17, 2021 6:27 pm

‘Metro Man’ E Sreedharan defeated in Palakkad. Plus other top 48 business stories you need to know on May 3.

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Top business# 1 BJP’s Suvendu Adhikari has beaten West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC chief Mamata Banerjee by 1,622 votes.

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Top business# 2 Political strategist Prashant Kishor said that he is quitting this space and he will not strategise for parties anymore.

The remarks came even as the results are trickling in for WB polls & TMC is clear of a hat-trick:

For all the hype AMPLIFIED by a section of supportive media, in reality BJP will struggle to CROSS DOUBLE DIGITS in #WestBengal PS: Please save this tweet and if BJP does any better I must quit this space! © CNBCTV18Live. May 2 2021 Reported Here.


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Top business# 3 ‘Everything falls on my shoulders’: SII CEO Adar Poonawalla on vaccine pressure in India

Here is more: #COVID19 #COVID19India #COVISHIELD:

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Top business# 4 Odisha supplies 3965 MT of oxygen to eight states in 10 days

(@pknanda reports):

Similarly, 400 MT of oxygen has gone to Uttar Pradesh and 377.52 MT were sent to Madhya Pradesh in the last 10 days. © livemint. May 2 2021 Reported Here.


Top business# 5 EC Official announces that Suvendu Adhikari has won the Nandigram seat by a margin of 1,737 votes:

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Top business# 6 Berkshire Hathaway Vice Chairman Charlie Munger’s disdain toward #bitcoin has only intensified amid the digital asset’s record run this year.

Munger calls bitcoin ‘disgusting and contrary to the interests of civilization’:

I think I should say modestly that the whole damn development is disgusting and contrary to the interests of civilization, said Munger, a legendary investor in his own right. © CNBCTV18Live. May 2 2021 Reported Here.


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Top business# 7 Will return to India in few days, says SII CEO Adar Poonawalla from London:

In the same interview, Poonawalla spoke out about the pressures he was under over the production of Covid-19 vaccines to meet the demand in India as the country battles through a devastating second wave of the coronavirus. © livemint. May 2 2021 Reported Here.


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Top business# 8 #WestBengalElections | After close fight against Mamata, BJP’s Suvendu Adhikari wins Nandigram seat, says EC:

As recent trends show the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) poised to return to power in Assam, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday thanked the people of the state for supporting the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in the Assembly polls. © livemint. May 2 2021 Reported Here.


Top business# 9 AU Small Finance Bank Chief Audit Officer’s exit raises eyebrows, @kothariabhishek writes:

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Top business# 10 Addressing an election rally ahead of the Assembly polls, Adhikari had asserted that he will defeat her or quit politics:

Banerjee, then the opposition TMC leader, had spearheaded a movement against the Left Front government’s acquisition of arable land in Nandigram and Singur for industrialisation. © CNBCTV18News. May 2 2021 Reported Here.


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Top business# 11 The Centre has told the Supreme Court that a total of 122 crore doses of COVID-19 vaccine would be required to vaccinate a population of 59 crore in the age group of 18 to 45 years.

#COVAXIN #COVISHIELD #COVID19India:

It is submitted that considering the limited availability of two vaccines which are presently available in India namely Covaxin and Covisheild, it became incumbent upon the government to prioritise vaccination in the most scientific manner. © CNBCTV18Live. May 2 2021 Reported Here.


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Top business# 12 #KeralaAssemblyElections2021 | ‘Metro Man’ E Sreedharan defeated in Palakkad

LIVE update: #Elections2021 #ElectionResults #ElectionsWithMint:

As recent trends show the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) poised to return to power in Assam, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday thanked the people of the state for supporting the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in the Assembly polls. © livemint. May 2 2021 Reported Here.


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Top business# 13 Sony Group donates $1 million to assist India’s fight against #covid19

(@jha_lata reports):

“In response to the situation in India, the Sony Group will donate $1 million through the “Sony Global Relief Fund for COVID-19 to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and other organizations, to procure oxygen for medical purposes and PCR testing machines, and to support local relief activities, a statement from the company said. © livemint. May 2 2021 Reported Here.


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Top business# 14 #WestBengalElections2021 | Let the #Nandigram people give whatever verdict they want, I accept that – @MamataOfficial

#ElectionsWithMint #ElectionResult

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Top business# 15 #MCOpinion: Mamata Banerjee’s personal popularity and the BJP’s overdependence on Modi paved the way for the #WestBengal CM retaining power for a third term, writes @politicalbaaba ⤵️

#WestBengalElections2021 #ElectionResultswithMC @MamataOfficial:

Amit Shah and Modi invested a lot of political capital in the state leading the campaign and this result is a setback of sorts for the duo. © moneycontrolcom. May 2 2021 Reported Here.


Top business# 16 A look at ‘London to Delhi’ cycle, an initiative in UK to raise funds for India’s COVID-19 crisis. In Pics 📸: #COVID19 #Coronavirus #India:

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Top business# 17 #WestBengalElections2021: I want to quit, I have no desire of continuing my role of strategising elections, says @PrashantKishor ⤵️

#PrashantKishor #WestBengalPolls #Elections2021:

One has to put up a fight, he said, adding that one cannot say that the BJP cannot be defeated due to the lack of resources and impartial media, he added. © moneycontrolcom. May 2 2021 Reported Here.


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Top business# 18 Odisha declares journalists as ‘frontline #Covid warriors’:

Further, according to the Delhi based Institute of Perception Studies, more than 100 journalists have died since the lockdown was first declared from April 1, 2020, the Guild said in a statement. © livemint. May 2 2021 Reported Here.


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Top business# 19 #VaccinationCovid | At present rate of #vaccination, #India will require 2 years & 9 months to administer both doses of #COVID-19 vaccines to 70% of its population to attain herd immunity

#COVIDSecondWaveInIndia:

India has administered the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine to 12.55 crore until April 30, 2021. © BT_India. May 2 2021 Reported Here.


Top business# 20 Mincing no words, Prashant Kishor hit out at the Election Commission saying it has been working as an extension of BJP.

#WestBengalElections2021:

For all the hype AMPLIFIED by a section of supportive media, in reality BJP will struggle to CROSS DOUBLE DIGITS in #WestBengal PS: Please save this tweet and if BJP does any better I must quit this space! © CNBCTV18News. May 2 2021 Reported Here.


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Top business# 21 #TamilNaduElections | I wish him a successful tenure and the very best in fulfilling the aspirations of people of Tamil Nadu – Delhi CM @ArvindKejriwal congratulates MK Stalin

#Elections2021 #ElectionResult #ElectionsWithMint

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As recent trends show the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) poised to return to power in Assam, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday thanked the people of the state for supporting the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in the Assembly polls. © livemint. May 2 2021 Reported Here.


Top business# 22 #PrashantKishor had claimed that #BJP would struggle to even cross double digits in #WestBengalElection2021:

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Top business# 23 #ElectionResults | Mamata Banerjee’s TMC heads for a big victory in Bengal, crosses 200-mark

#WestBengalPolls #ElectionsWithMint #AssemblyElections2021

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As recent trends show the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) poised to return to power in Assam, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday thanked the people of the state for supporting the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in the Assembly polls. © livemint. May 2 2021 Reported Here.


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Top business# 24 The Election Commission (EC) moved the Supreme Court on Saturday against some critical observations made by the Madras High Court, holding the poll panel responsible for a surge in COVID-19 cases in the country.:

The Madras High Court had observed that the responsible EC officials should probably be tried on murder charges for their failure to ensure adherence to COVID-19 protocols during the election process in four states and a Union Territory. © CNBCTV18Live. May 2 2021 Reported Here.


Top business# 25 .@SuvenduWB beats @MamataOfficial by 1,600 votes in battle for #Nandigram in a nail-biting contest:

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Top business# 26 Election Results LIVE updates: PM Modi congratulates Mamata Banerjee on West Bengal win:

As recent trends show the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) poised to return to power in Assam, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday thanked the people of the state for supporting the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in the Assembly polls. © livemint. May 2 2021 Reported Here.


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Top business# 27 #WestBengalPolls | NCP Chief Sharad Pawar congratulates Mamata Banerjee as TMC surges ahead of BJP

Counting of votes underway

#ElectionResult #ElectionsWithMint:

Trinamool Congress supporters are celebrating outside CM Banerjee’s residence in Kolkata even as the party continues to lead on over 200 of 292 seats. © livemint. May 2 2021 Reported Here.


Top business# 28 .@MamataOfficial’s Hattrick: check out the top Milestones In West Bengal CM’s Eventful Career at
#MamataBanerjee #WestBengal #WestBengalElections2021 #WestBengalPolls:

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Top business# 29 #COVID19: Taiwan delivers oxygen concentrators, cylinders to India:

On behalf of the government of Taiwan, the Taipei Economic and Cultural Center in India wishes to reaffirm the friendly bilateral relations between Taiwan and India, it said in a statement. © livemint. May 2 2021 Reported Here.


Top business# 30 Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan is set to break a 41-year trend in the state where no incumbent government was re-elected to a second term. #KeralaElections2021:

Mamata Banerjee’s party is leading in 212 constituencies of the 292 where elections were held, while the Bharatiya Janata Party leads in 78. © BloombergQuint. May 2 2021 Reported Here.


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Top business# 31 #WestBengalElections2021 | Delhi CM @ArvindKejriwal congratulates @MamataOfficial as TMC leads in 200+ seats

Track LIVE updates – #ElectionResult #ElectionsWithMint:

Many congratulations to @mkstalin on a resounding victory in the Tamil Nadu assembly polls. © livemint. May 2 2021 Reported Here.


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Top business# 32 #Covishield production in full swing, says SII CEO #AdarPoonawalla as states flag shortage

#Coronavirus #Covid19:

He hoped to increase the Serum Institute’s production capacity from 2.5 billion to 3 billion doses a year within six months, he said in the interview. © livemint. May 2 2021 Reported Here.


Top business# 33 #ElectionsResultsWithMC | With @BJP4India set to form for 2nd term in #Assam, Union Minister @DrJitendraSingh says that the ‘Jinx’ of minorities not voting for #BJP in #Assam has been broken.
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#AssamAssemblyPolls #AssemblyElections2021:

He hoped that in the second term of governance, Assam will, along with the entire north eastern region, emerge as a leading player in the post-COVID economy and growth for not only the north east but of the whole of India. © moneycontrolcom. May 2 2021 Reported Here.


Top business# 34 Yes Bank’s rescue act in early March 2020 happened in the nick of time ahead of the COVID & even a 15-day delay in it would have meant great difficulty for a lender about to close down, MD & CEO Prashant Kumar said.:

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Top business# 35 #WestBengalPolls | TMC retains Tollyganj, Aroop Biswas defeats BJP’s Babul Supriyo

Track LIVE updates: #ElectionResult #ElectionsWithMint:

As recent trends show the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) poised to return to power in Assam, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday thanked the people of the state for supporting the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in the Assembly polls. © livemint. May 2 2021 Reported Here.


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Top business# 36 #COVID19 | France delivers 28 tonnes of medical supplies to India:

NEW DELHI :
France on Sunday delivered to India 28 tonnes of ready-to-use medical supplies including eight large oxygen plants as part of the first phase of its solidarity mission to the country which has been grappling with record coronavirus cases. © livemint. May 2 2021 Reported Here.


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Top business# 37 The second wave of coronavirus sweeping the nation has pummelled fuel sales in April as local restrictions clamped to curb the spread of inflection stifled demand, preliminary data showed.:

India was under one of the world’s severest lockdowns in April 2020, bringing to a halt almost all economic activity. © CNBCTV18Live. May 2 2021 Reported Here.


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Top business# 38 #TamilNaduElections | Congratulations to Shri MK Stalin for the victory – @RahulGandhi tweets

#ElectionsWithMint #ElectionResult:

As recent trends show the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) poised to return to power in Assam, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday thanked the people of the state for supporting the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in the Assembly polls. © livemint. May 2 2021 Reported Here.


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Top business# 39 #Ola to take e-scooter to international markets this fiscal:

The company, which is working on setting up a ‘Hypercharger Network’ for its electric vehicle, is slated to launch its electric scooter in India in July this year. © livemint. May 2 2021 Reported Here.


Top business# 40 Here’s a look at the history of Mamata Banerjee’s electoral battles ⤵️

@MamataOfficial #MamataBanerjee #WestBengalElections2021 #ElectionResultsWithMC:

In every election she has fought since then, Banerjee had replicated the grassroot campaign characterised by intensive door stopping across the area, pitching a wide array of promises to voters from all backgrounds and taking the position of a straight-talking rebel, even when she was the incumbent. © moneycontrolcom. May 2 2021 Reported Here.


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Top business# 41 Nigeria bans travellers from India, Brazil, Turkey over #Covid19 fears:

Turkey imposed a nationwide full lockdown on Thursday, lasting until May 17, to curb a surge in coronavirus infections and deaths, with the world’s fourth highest number of cases and the worst on a per-capita basis among major nations. © livemint. May 2 2021 Reported Here.


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Top business# 42 #Covid19 | Odisha government announces a 14-day #lockdown from 5th to 19th May. Check details here -:

The Odisha government on Sunday announced a 14-day lockdown in the state as cases continue to rise sharply. © livemint. May 2 2021 Reported Here.


Top business# 43 World’s largest aeroplane by Stratolaunch completes second test flight. In Pics 📸: #RocAircraft #Stratolaunch:

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Top business# 44 The story behind the red brick is as amusing as it is symbolic of the #DMK’s poll campaign. #TamilNaduPolls2021results:

Reaching into his automobile from the sunroof and pulling out a lone brick, he added: “I happened to visit AIIMS, and this was all I found!” © CNBCTV18News. May 2 2021 Reported Here.


Top business# 45 It’s #DMK vs #AIADMK in this high-decibel battle for the 234-member Assembly.

The counting of votes will begin at 8 am amid strict #COVID19 measures.

#TamilNaduElections2021
#TNElections2021 #ElectionResults2021 #TamilNaduPolls:

As counting of votes continues, the final overall results could be released early on May 3. © CNBCTV18News. May 2 2021 Reported Here.


Top business# 46 India’s wealthiest banker, Uday Kotak, implored authorities to consider curbing economic activity in a bid to counter the #coronavirus crisis.:

“At this critical juncture when toll of lives is rising, CII urges the strongest national steps including curtailing economic activity to reduce suffering, Kotak, president of the Confederation of Indian Industry and chief executive of Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd, India’s third-largest lender by market value, said in a tweet. © livemint. May 3 2021 Reported Here.


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Top business# 47 Billionaire #WarrenBuffett warns investors not to gamble on stocks:

The conglomerate said that besides the investment gains, profit also improved at all of its major divisions — including insurance, utility, railroad, manufacturing and retail companies — as the economy continued to recover. © livemint. May 2 2021 Reported Here.


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Top business# 48 Retiring SSC officers in Armed Forces Medical Services to get extension till December: Lt Gen Kanitkar:

This story has been published from a wire agency feed without modifications to the text. © livemint. May 2 2021 Reported Here.


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