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Differences in Opposition lets govt breathe easy


Differences among opposition parties over the strategy in Parliament on FDI in retail on Monday helped the government breathe easy as an all-party meeting failed to evolve a consensus on whether there

PM, Sonia hit out at detractors at Congress show of strength


Buffeted by charges of corruption against its government, the Congress put up a massive show of strength at a rally here on Sunday with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress chief Sonia Gandhi hi

Walmart denies breaking India investment rules


US retail giant Walmart on Friday denied accusations it broke rules banning foreign investment in Indian supermarkets while the government said no formal inquiry had been ordered.

Any investments wer

SC refuses to stay FDI in retail, asks RBI to amend regulation

The Supreme Court on Monday refusedto stay the FDI in retail sector but said the government policy suffers from lack of legal sanction which could be cured by amending the regulations in the Foreign E

FDI in multi-brand retail to encourage competition: CCI chief


Coming to the defence of the government facing stiff opposition over opening multi-brand retail to foreign investment, the Competition Commission of India on Sunday said that entry of big players i

Decision on FDI taken by consensus, says Anand Sharma


With several states strongly opposed to FDI in multi-brand retail sector, the Centre on Sunday made it clear the decision was taken by consensus and no state could decide for another or deprive the

Jaya slams UPA second wave of reforms; terms it 'diversionary'


Tearing into the Centre's big ticket reforms, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Saturday described it as 'diversionary' to 'anaesthetise the mammoth corruption charges' against the UPA gover

SC seeks law officers assistance on plea against FDI in retail

The Supreme Court on Friday sought the assistance of top law officers, that of the Attorney General or the Solicitor General, in hearing a petition against the opening of the multi brand retail sector to foreign direct investment (FDI).

Mamata to lead TMC demonstration at Jantar Mantar over UPA's reforms


West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee will lead a party demonstration at the Jantar Mantar here on Monday to urge the Congress-led UPA Government to withdraw it

PM, Sonia to jointly address rally for FDI in retail

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress President Sonia Gandhi will address a rally at the Ramlila Ground on October 28 as part of campaign to explain the benefits of FDI in retail and other reform

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