Modi government believes in selling out nation: Mamata
Modi government believes in selling out nation: Mamata

 Accusing Narendra Modi government of trying to sell out the nation to foreign powers by allowing FDI in various sectors, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said any global economic downturn in future would have severe implications on the Indian economy.

Why go to Singapore when against FDI, Jaitley asks Mamata

Arun Jaitley questioned West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee`s recent Singapore visit to attract investment, noting that her Trinamool Congress had opposed FDI in defence on the ground that it was opposed to foreign funding.

Arun Jaitley questions Mamata`s Singapore trip

Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday questioned the inconsistency between West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee`s opposition to FDI in defence and her trip to Singapore to seek foreign investment.

Modi govt selling `desi` dreams through foreign route: Sharad Yadav

JD(U) President Sharad Yadav on Saturday criticised the BJP-led NDA government for its move to invite foreign investment in a host of key sectors saying there was no difference between this and the previous Congress-led UPA government.

49% FDI in defence will boost small enterprises: Lt Gen Sahni

Endorsing the Centre`s decision to allow 49 per cent FDI in defence sector, South Western Army Commander Lt Gen Arun Kumar Sahni on Friday said that the move will encourage micro, small?and medium enterprises in the country.

Mamata slams Modi government over FDI in defence, railways

Mamata Banerjee today criticised the Narendra Modi government over foreign direct investment in defence and railways, claiming a 49 per cent FDI cap in defence "will put a question mark" on the safety and security of the nation.

Trinamool, Left join hands to slam FDI in defence, railways

Bitter rivals Trinamool Congress and Left parties joined hands in Rajya Sabha to target the government over FDI in Defence and Railways, alleging that the decision was taken in a "hurry" and amounted to "selling" the country`s interests.

Rajya Sabha adjourned

The Rajya Sabha was Thursday adjourned for 15 minutes Thursday following a ruckus over 100 percent FDI in railways as well as the CSAT row.

Insurance Bill further delayed, informal talks on

The Insurance Bill is not coming up in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday as the deadlock continues over referring it to the select committee despite Modi government`s efforts to rally the Opposition for bringing on track its first major economic reform initiative.

Rahul Gandhi refutes double standards on insurance bill

Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi Tuesday said the Congress party does not have "double standards" on the insurance bill.

FDI in Insurance Bill anti-people: Yechury

Stating that both Congress and BJP follow the same "anti-people economic policy", CPI-M politburo member Sitaram Yechury on Monday snubbed BJP for bringing in FDI in Insurance Bill.

Insurance Bill can be passed in Winter session: Congress

Congress on Monday kept the government guessing on the Insurance Bill asking it to take on board all stakeholders and favouring the Select Committee route even as it insisted that the measure is its own "baby" and it is a "misnomer" that the party is opposed to it.

Union Cabinet clears 49% FDI in insurance sector

The Union Cabinet on Thursday cleared the proposal to raise foreign direct investment (FDI) in the insurance sector from the current 26 percent to 49 percent.

Foreign investors will not serve `halwa` to us: Lalu Prasad Yadav

RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Monday said the Narendra Modi government "is playing the PPP flute" to invite foreign investors in defence and railways to "earn and go away".

BJP speaking Congress` language on FDI: Rajiv Shukla

Congress leader Rajiv Shukla on Saturday hit out at the BJP for the Centre`s decision to implement FDI in defence and insurance.

Increased FDI to reduce corruption in defence sector: Govt

Minister of State for Defence Rao Inderjit Singh sought to allay apprehensions over increasing the FDI limit in defence sector saying this move will help India to reduce corruption in the sector and eliminate middlemen.

Railways being sold to corporates: CPI(M)

Criticising the Railway budget presented on Tuesday, the CPI(M) said that the Centre was trying to sell off the Railways to the corporates and foreign powers in the name of introduction of FDI.

Antony criticises Modi govt over FDI move in defence

Former Defence Minister and senior Congress leader A K Antony today criticised the Narendra Modi-led NDA government for its move to allow 100 per cent foreign investment in defence sector and alleged it was aimed at appeasing multinationals and corporates.

PM Narendra Modi kicks into gear with defence, dam projects

The new government kicked into gear this week, clearing billions of dollars worth of long-delayed defence projects, including a big navy base, as well as approving the scaling-up of one of the country`s biggest dams.

Seeking inputs on allowing 100 pc FDI in news media: Javadekar

Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar on Saturday said his ministry is seeking inputs from various stakeholders on whether to allow 100 per cent FDI in news media.