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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

‘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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.