Expressing its strong opposition to government`s move to increase FDI cap in insurance sector, the CPI(M) today asked all Opposition parties to join hands in opposing the FDI policy.
Hit by the new drug pricing policy and regulatory interventions, growth rate of the Rs 72,069-crore Indian pharmaceutical market has slowed down to 9.8 per cent in 2013 as compared to 16.6 per cent in 2012.
More than 17,000 retail and wholesale druggist`s and chemist`s shops remained closed in Odisha on Friday in support of the day-long all-India strike called by their colleagues, an official said.
Senior BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi has said he is ready to engage Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in a debate on the government`s new retail policy.
On the eve of an all-party meet
convened by the government to end the FDI deadlock, BJP on Tuesday stuck to its opposition to the policy.
Day in Pics: 30th January
Showbiz World - January 30, 2015