Only numbers matter in democracy: Sriprakash Jaiswal

Debunking BJP`s claim that government had suffered a moral defeat in Parliament on the FDI issue, Union minister Sriprakash Jaiswal on Saturday said that it is numbers that finally matter.

NDA to scrap FDI in retail if it comes to power

NDA will reject the notification allowing FDI in retail trade if it comes to power in the next General Elections, Sharad Yadav said on Saturday.

BJP would go to people on FDI issue: Naqvi

The UPA government winning the approval of Parliament for FDI in multi-brand retail "was not floor management but fund management", alleged Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi.

FDI bill passed using CBI pressure: Kejriwal

Social activist Arvind Kejriwal who recently launched the Aam Aadmi party demanded a referendum on FDI in retail.

Retail FDI in favour of farmers, consumers, says Manmohan Singh

Strongly backing the decision to allow FDI in retail, PM Manmohan Singh said that it would benefit thousands of farmers in India by facilitating the introduction of latest technology.

Nation looks up to Sonia to provide secular govt: Karunanidhi

After extending crucial support to the Centre on the FDI in retail issue, DMK on Saturday sought to cement its ties with UPA.

US welcomes Indian Parliament`s decision to allow FDI in retail

United States welcomed Indian Parliament`s decision to allow FDI in multi-brand retail, noting that it`s a win-win for small businesses,farmers and will deepen economic co-operation between countries.

FDI: Chouhan, Hooda take stand on party lines

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan on Friday said he would prefer to develop his state without allowing FDI in multi-brand retail.

Delhi BJP to "forcefully" oppose implementation of FDI in retail

Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit has announced that her government was trying to make Delhi the first city to have foreign retail chains.

FDI in retail won’t be allowed in Himachal: Dhumal

The Himachal government will not implement FDI in the retail markets of the state, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said.

JD(U) will act against MP who voted for FDI: Sharad Yadav

Janata Dal (United) chief Sharad Yadav said that the party will act against MP Upendra Kushwaha for voting in favour of the UPA government on the issue of FDI.

More bills in Parl to bring in economic reforms: Kamal Nath

Buoyed by the victory on the FDI issue in Parliament, the government on Friday said it will bring more bills in coming weeks for ushering in economic reforms.

Overwhelming opinion against FDI decision: BJP, CPI

The government may have won the vote on foreign direct investment in multi-brand retail but the overwhelming opinion in the two houses of Parliament was against the decision.

Confusion over votes after Rajya Sabha FDI debate

Confusion gripped the government after the FDI in retail debate in the Rajya Sabha over the exact number of votes cast in favour and against the UPA.

Next government will reverse FDI decision: AIADMK

The AIADMK on Friday gave a "solemn assurance" to reverse the decision to allow foreign direct investment in multi-brand retail after the next Lok Sabha elections.

FDI will help farmers: Paswan

Foreign equity in retail will benefit farmers, Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader Ram Vilas Paswan said on Friday.

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.

Lone RS member from Mizoram not to vote for UPA on FDI issue

Lone member of the Rajya Sabha from Mizoram Lalhming Liana on Friday said he would not support the UPA government when voting takes place in the upper house on FDI in retail today.

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.

FDI in retail discussed with NCP leaders: Chavan

Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan said that he had discussed the issue of FDI in retail with top Nationalist Congress Party leaders.