FDI debate

Govt manoeuvred Parliament to win FDI vote: Left

Left parties accused the government of manoeuvring in Parliament to defeat the Opposition-sponsored motion against FDI in multi-brand retail trade.

Dec 07, 2012, 19:00 PM IST

BSP defends bailing out UPA govt over FDI

BSP said it voted with UPA in Rajya Sabha as its defeat would have led the Opposition to demand its resignation everyday.

Dec 07, 2012, 18:56 PM IST

UPA govt wins Parliament approval for FDI in retail

After Lok Sabha, the UPA government on Friday secured an easy victory in the Rajya Sabha as well on the issue of permitting FDI in multi-brand retail.

Dec 07, 2012, 12:37 PM IST

UPA identifies itself with multinationals: D. Raja

The UPA government has created "myths" of foreign investment in multi-brand retail being good for job creation as well as for farmers and consumers in order to push its economic agenda, CPI leader D. Raja said Friday.

Dec 07, 2012, 12:31 PM IST

FDI debate: UPA set to sail through in Rajya Sabha too

After trumping the Opposition in the LS vote on FDI in retail, the UPA government appears set to sail through comfortably in the Rajya Sabha as well.

Dec 06, 2012, 22:58 PM IST

UPA govt denies deal with Mayawati on FDI issue

The government on Thursday said there was no "deal" involved in getting BSP`s support on the FDI in retail issue in Parliament.

Dec 06, 2012, 21:48 PM IST

Highlights of FDI debate in Rajya Sabha

The Samajwadi Party led by Mulayam Singh Yadav Thursday announced that it would abstain from voting on FDI in multi-brand retail in the Rajya Sabha.

Dec 06, 2012, 14:31 PM IST

‘Leave China story, it’s not a role model’

Contrary to popular perception that China’s economic growth inspires Communists all over the world, the CPI on Wednesday asked the UPA government to stop referring to the neighbouring country as it is no longer a role model.

Dec 05, 2012, 16:20 PM IST

Highlights of Lok Sabha debate on FDI in retail

The UPA government has won the vote on foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail in Lok Sabha.

Dec 05, 2012, 12:28 PM IST

SP, BSP invoke name of Mahatma Gandhi during FDI debate in LS

SP and BSP invoked the name of Mahatma Gandhi in the Lok Sabha during debate on FDI in retail to express their opposition to the policy and insisted that going ahead with its implementation would be an insult to the great leader.

Dec 04, 2012, 21:40 PM IST

No proposal on FDI in multi-brand retail trading: Govt

Amidst government facing criticism from opposition parties on FDI in multi-brand retail, it has yet to receive any proposal from foreign retailers to set up stores in India.

Dec 04, 2012, 19:25 PM IST

Don`t rush with FDI in retail: BSP

The BSP Tuesday expressed its doubts over foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail policy and said the Congress led UPA government should not rush with the decision.

Dec 04, 2012, 19:13 PM IST

Don’t want to topple govt, want FDI rollback: BJP

Opening the big debate on the UPA government’s decision to allow the FDI in the multi-brand retail, Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday slammed the Centre for taking the decision unilaterally.

Dec 04, 2012, 17:08 PM IST

BJP unnecessarily politicising the FDI issue: Govt

Opening the big debate on UPA government’s decision to allow the FDI in multi-brand retail, Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday slammed the government for taking the decision unilaterally.

Dec 04, 2012, 09:04 AM IST

FDI debate in RS entailing voting

The five-day deadlock in Rajya Sabha on the FDI issue on Friday ended after Chairman Hamid Ansari allowed a discussion on the issue.

Nov 30, 2012, 12:43 PM IST

Congress flayed for `opposing voting in parliament` on FDI debate

The CPI(M) slammed the Congress in the wake of reports that the party was opposed to voting in Parliament on the motion of UPA government`s decision to allow FDI in multi-brand retail.

Nov 17, 2012, 19:43 PM IST