On the other hand, Bharti Airtel slipped 1.98 per cent, Kotak Bank 1.38 per cent, Bajaj Auto 0.88 per cent, Asian Paints 0.31 per cent, HDFC Bank 0.05 per cent and HUL 0.03 per cent.
Tata Motors was the top gainer in the Sensex pack rallying up to 3.78 per cent, followed by Vedanta, Yes Bank, Tata Steel, SBI, M&M, Axis Bank and RIL.
Long queues were reported outside a number of polling stations, as initial turnout appeared to be brisk after a closely fought campaign between the Conservatives and the Labour parties.
On the other hand, Infosys fell 2.63 per cent, ONGC 1.68 per cent, HCL Tech 1.51 per cent, TCS 1.20 per cent and Bharti Airtel 0.95 per cent.
On BSE, the scrip increased 4.88 per cent to Rs 7.95, while on NSE, the shares rose 4.64 per cent to Rs 7.90.
According to traders domestic investors following cues from global markets, which were enthused by US Federal Reserve's dovish outlook in its policy meet last night.
In Sensex, ICICI Bank emerged as the biggest gainer with 0.88 per cent rise, followed by Mahindra & Mahindra, ITC, Bajaj Finance, TCS, Tata Steel, NTPC, L&T and HDFC.
It finally closed 247.55 points or 0.61 per cent lower at 40,239.88. On similar lines, the 50-scrip NSE Nifty fell 80.70 points or 0.68 per cent to finish at 11,856.80.
Karvy’s separate petition against SEBI regarding the lack of PoA awaits fresh orders from the regulator.
Top losers in the Sensex pack in early trade included Yes Bank, TCS, Tech Mahindra, PowerGrid, Infosys, Axis Bank, ITC and IndusInd Bank, falling up to 2.22 per cent.
Among the Sensex stocks, HDFC emerged as the top gainer, rising by 2.06 per cent, followed by Axis Bank, Maruti, Reliance, Power Grid and Tata Steel.
The 30-share index was trading 73.38 points or 0.18 per cent lower at 40,371.77 in morning trade; while the broader Nifty was trading 26.10 points or 0.22 per cent down at 11,895.40.
Autonomous sensory meridian response or ‘brain massage’ videos that tingle the scalp with their dulcet tones are the latest wellness rage online.
In a letter to House Judiciary Committee, Jerrold Nadler, White House Counsel Pat Cipollone said it would be a 'reckless abuse of power' for them to adopt the articles of impeachment.
Last month, the Uttarakhand government had framed a new definition of ‘deemed forests’ as a land patch of 10 hectare or above with 60 per cent canopy density and 75 per cent native plant species.