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FDI: We have numbers, says PM

Amid opposition's insistence on a discussion with voting on FDI in Parliament, Government on Tuesday said it was ‘not concerned’ over it, with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh asserting that UPA has the

Rs 70 cr burnt for shouting, uproar


On Tuesday too Parliament session began on a stormy note with both Houses adjourned for the morning. The forecast for the Winter Session is that Tuesday will be no different from the other eight worki

DMK to support UPA govt on FDI issue with 'bitterness'

Breaking its silence, DMK ON Tuesday decided to support with ‘bitterness’ the UPA government in Parliament on FDI in retail sector issue in order to prevent ‘communal’ forces coming to power.

"When t

Parliament adjourned after uproar over FDI issue

The storm over FDI in retail rocked Parliament for the third day in a row with a determined Opposition adamant on a discussion on the issue under a rule that entails voting.

While Lok Sabha could not

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

CBI chief row: Jethmalani praises UPA

BJP MP Ram Jethmalani on Saturday criticised his party's attack on the government over the appointment of the CBI Director alleging that the move was "instigated" by the "most undesirable rival".


Lok Sabha adjourned till Monday

It was another day of disruptions in parliament on Friday with the Lok Sabha being adjourned till Monday and the Rajya Sabha till 2.30 p.m. as differences continued over the issue of foreign investmen

PM should keep new CBI chief's appointment on hold: BJP

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Voicing 'disapproval' of the appointment of new CBI Director Ranjit Sinha, BJP on Friday wrote to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh saying it should be kept in abeyance as a parliamentary committee on Lok

Timing of hanging raises debate

Hanging of Ajmal Kasab comes at a time, when the government is all set to face a united Opposition against price rise, corruption and FDI in retail.

Despite the brave face being put up by the UPAII,

FDI storm to hit UPA today


As Parliament’s Winter Session commences today, both the government and the Opposition remained firm on their positions on FDI in multi-brand retail, signalling a hot winter politically. While the gov

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