ISC Monitor (June 4, 2024)

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1. Lok Sabha Election Results 2024 LIVE updates: Akhilesh Yadav snatches back Uttar Pradesh as BJP fails to cross halfway mark

https://www.thehindu.com/elections/lok-sabha/election-results-2024-live-updates/article68246702.ecealfwaymark

2. Modi magic: Why Indian exit polls predict record BJP win

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2024/6/2/modi-magic-why-indian-exit-polls-predict-bjp-could-return-even-stronger

3. India’s Modi Eyes Election Victory, Top Opponent Back Behind Bars

https://www.barrons.com/news/top-modi-opponent-to-return-to-jail-after-india-vote-ends-d2822f4e

4. Modi’s knowledge of Hinduism

https://countercurrents.org/2024/06/modis-knowledge-of-hinduism/

5. WhatsApp bans 70 lakh Indian users from the platform, says will ban more if users continue to violate rules

https://www.indiatoday.in/technology/news/story/whatsapp-bans-70-lakh-indian-users-from-the-platform-says-will-ban-more-if-users-continue-to-violate-rules-2547372-2024-06-03

6. Why is Modi’s BJP obsessed with anti-Pakistan rhetoric this election cycle? https://www.dawn.com/news/1836208/why-is-modis-bjp-obsessed-with-anti-pakistan-rhetoric-this-election-cycle
7. Exit polls rejected as ‘Modi media’ fantasy https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/1196258-exit-polls-rejected-as-modi-media-fantasy
8.  No, Modi is not a peacemaker

https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/1193976-no-modi-is-not-a-peacemaker

9. Why Modi claims he has won

https://www.dawn.com/news/1836173/why-modi-claims-he-has-won

10.  Indian markets hit record highs as exit polls forecast Modi victory https://www.ft.com/content/a40b8675-28f7-442f-888b-8358192a1326
11. Indian diaspora divided as Modi’s office lobbies US fans to influence vote https://www.aljazeera.com/features/2024/5/27/indian-diaspora-divided-as-modis-office-lobbies-us-fans-to-influence-vote
12. ‘They stole our jobs and life’: Anger and desperation in India’s coal belt

https://www.aljazeera.com/features/2024/5/28/they-stole-our-jobs-and-life-anger-desperation-along-indias-coal-belt

13. India’s Modi plans post-election reforms to rival Chinese manufacturing https://www.reuters.com/world/india/indias-modi-plans-post-election-reforms-rival-chinese-manufacturing-2024-06-03/
14. Lok Sabha Election 2024 LIVE Updates: 642 million Indians voted in election 2024, says poll body

https://www.indiatoday.in/elections/lok-sabha/story/lok-sabha-election-2024-live-results-to-be-announced-on-june-4-after-counting-of-votes-2547285-2024-06-03

15.  India awaits results of general election marred by ‘unprecented’ disinformation https://www.france24.com/en/asia-pacific/20240603-india-awaits-the-result-of-a-general-election-marred-by-disinformation
16. Sonia Gandhi on exit polls predicting BJP win: ‘Just wait and watch’ https://www.indiatoday.in/elections/lok-sabha/story/sonia-gandhi-lok-sabha-exit-polls-prediction-bjp-third-term-pm-modi-congress-india-2547330-2024-06-03
17.  Heat wave kills at least 56 in India, nearly 25,000 heat stroke cases, from March-May https://www.brecorder.com/news/40306573