FDI

FDI win is rejection of BJP politics: Kamal Nath

The government termed its winning of the FDI vote in the Rajya Sabha as a "rejection of the politics of the BJP".

FDI in retail against Gandhian ideology: Naveen

FDI in the retail sector is against Gandhian ideology, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said.

Lalu slams Naidu for calling Prabha Thakur `bewakoof`

Rashtriya Janata Dal president Lalu Prasad Yadav slammed BJP leader M Venkaiah Naidu for calling Congress Rajya Sabha MP from Rajasthan Prabha Thakur a `bewakoof`.

FDI a black law, will kill farmers: Samajwadi Part

Terming foreign direct investment in retail as a "black law" that would "kill the farmers", the Samajwadi Party asked the government to "think over the issue again".

FDI will not help India`s people, economy: Yechury

Communist Party of India-Marxist leader Sitaram Yechury slammed the UPA`s move to bring FDI in retail, saying it would be of no benefit either to the people or the economy.

Country not ready for retail FDI: Trinamool Congress

The Trinamool Congress was an ally of the UPA-II government but withdrew its support after the government approved 51 percent FDI in multi-brand retail.

Amarinder hails LS vote on FDI, lashes out at Akalis

Punjab Congress President Amarinder Singh today hailed UPA government`s victory on FDI vote in Lok Sabha.

AP likely to get FDI worth Rs 500 cr in retail business: Reddy

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy tonight hailed the pro-FDI vote in Lok Sabha.

After DMK, UPA ally NCP says it is opposed to FDI

UPA`s key constituent NCP Wednesday struck a discordant note by saying that it did not support implementation of the decision in Maharashtra.

LS approval of FDI will ‘change’ the country`s face: Khurshid

External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid Wednesday said "this is a major step which will change" the face of the country.

Opposition misled LS, people on FDI in retail issue: Lalu

RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Wednesday alleged that the Opposition had misled the Lok Sabha and the people on the FDI in retail issue.

Speaker rejects BJP, Left demand for separate debate on FEMA

Opposition BJP and Left parties demanded separate debates with voting on FDI in retail and related amendments in Foreign Exchange Management Act.

Drop in quantity of damaged foodgrains: Govt

There has been a sharp fall in the quantity of damaged foodgrains over the past decade, government told the Lok Sabha Tuesday.

Photo suggests `Gumnami Baba` could have been Netaji: Book

A book has come up with an archival photograph suggesting that a secretive holy man who died in Faizabad in 1985 could have been the nationalist leader.

Left to campaign against FDI in and outside Parl

Chairman of West Bengal`s Left Front Biman Bose on Tuesday said that Left parties would oppose FDI in retail in Parliament and also campaign outside.

FDI not in the interest of the country, says SP

Opposing FDI in multi-brand retail, Samajwadi Party on Tuesday said that the move is not in the interest of the country.

Trinamool wants voting in RS on FDI

Trinamool Congress, which had earlier been ambiguous on the rule under which FDI debate should take place, moved a motion in Rajya Sabha seeking discussion with voting.

`Indian govt raised prospect of strong growth with new reform`

With a new round of reforms like allowing FDI in multi-brand retail, the Indian govt has raised the prospect of a continued strong economic growth, a US official said.

Parliament to transact normal business today

With the UPA govt agreeing to hold a debate and a vote on the controversial FDI in multi-brand retail from December 4, the Parliament is expected to function smoothly as it convenes after a two-day break on Monday.

FDI in multi-brand retail to profit farmers: Gogoi

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Sunday said entry of big multinational companies would benefit local farmers.