In growing clamour against Centre's move of easing FDI in 15 key sectors, including defence, airlines and banking, Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) Thursday urged its members for a nationwide protest against the "anti-people and reckless decision".
India and the UK have much more potential to push bilateral economic ties than being the third largest investor in each other's country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday, and called upon the British industry to seize the opportunities his country presents both in size and scale.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday held talks with his UK counterpart David Cameron on as he eyes more British investment to India on his maiden visit during which a "package of deliverables" worth billions of pounds in defence and energy sectors was expected be signed.
The prices of lentils are continuing to rule higher up to Rs 190 per kg in most retail markets despite several measures taken by the government including action against hoarders, stock holding limits on traders and importers among others.
Rising prices for some food and firm demand during the festival season pushed up India's retail inflation in October for the third straight month to 5 percent, making it less likely the central bank will cut interest rates at its policy review next month.
Industrial output, measured in terms of the Index of Industrial Production (IIP), was at 4 percent in the April-September period against 2.9 percent in the year-ago period, the data released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) Thursday showed.
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