Govt using institutions to win over allies on FDI in retail: BJP

BJP on Tuesday alleged the Manmohan Singh dispensation uses institutions to win the support of other parties.

BJP upbeat over FDI suspension

Government announced the suspension of FDI in retail trade decision, bringing Parliament back to business
after nine-day deadlock.

To run Parliament, Govt puts brake on retail FDI

The contentious issue of allowing FDI in retail was formally put on the backburner on Wednesday when Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee announced in Lok Sabha that the decision was being put on hold.

Retail FDI on hold, Govt calls all-party meet

Amid growing opposition to its decision of allowing FDI in retail sector, the UPA government on Monday decided to put the issue on the back burner.

BJP blames govt for Parliament logjam

BJP on Monday sought to put the blame
on government for the deadlock in Parliament, saying its
decision on allowing FDI in multi-brand retail without
discussing the matter with opposition had led to the

2G impasse: PM meets Prez, briefs on Parl logjam

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh met President Pratibha Patil on Saturday and briefed her on the ongoing logjam in Parliament.

Sushma scoffs at Congress MPs` decision to forgo allowance

A day after Congress MPs expressed their desire to forgo their daily allowance as no work was being transacted in parliament, BJP leader Sushma Swaraj said it was a "prayshchit" (atonement) for their scams.

BJP terms Cong `no work no pay` plea as diversionary tactic

BJP on Friday dismissed Congress` "no work no pay" proposal for Parliament as a "diversionary tactic" and termed the opposition agitation on the issue of
scams as a "struggle to save democracy".

Cong Core Group meets against backdrop of Parliament stalemate

A meeting of Congress Core Group was held on Monday against the backdrop of continuing stalemate involving the government and the Opposition in Parliament over the demand of JPC probe into 2G Spectrum allocations.

Cong strategy session on Sunday on breaking Parliament logjam

Congress top brass, including Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, is expected to devise strategy on Sunday on how to break the logjam in Parliament over the
opposition demand for a JPC probe into the 2G spectrum controversy.