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Trinamool had asked for FDI in its manifesto, says Congress


September 20th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) Hoping that Trinamool Congress would reconsider its decision to withdraw from the UPA, the Congress' West Bengal unit Thursday said not allowing retail FDI in Bengal ... Read more...

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No going back on quitting UPA: Mamata (Lead)


September 19th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) Giving firm indication that she was not ready for a compromise on her decision to quit the UPA government, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Wednesday stuck ... Read more...

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Don’t roll back reform measures: FICCI


September 19th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Any rollback of the recent reform measures like allowing foreign investment in multi-brand retail and hike in diesel prices to reduce subsidy would raise ... Read more...

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BJP questions government contention on FDI in retail (Lead)


September 17th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The BJP Monday questioned the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government's contention that the states were free to decide on allowing foreign direct investment (FDI) in ... Read more...

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We can dictate terms to centre, says Trinamool


August 25th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 25 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress, the second largest constituent in the centre's ruling dispensation United Progressive Alliance (UPA), Saturday said it was in a position to "dictate ... Read more...

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Mamata-Antony meeting on important Bengal projects


August 18th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 18 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony had an 80-minute meeting Saturday with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on issues like Ganges riverfront beautification, a metro project ... Read more...

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Congress hits out at Mamata on I-Day speech


August 15th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 15 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday hit out at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on her Independence Day speech criticising the central government and asked her to ... Read more...

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We are not against FDI in retail: Akhilesh Yadav


July 24th, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Tuesday said his party would support foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail if it benefited farmers, contradicting ... Read more...

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FDI in retail on hold till CMs respond, says Anand Sharma


July 19th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 19 (IANS) Union Commerce Minister Anand Sharma Thursday said that the proposal to allow foreign direct investment (FDI) in the retail sector has been kept in abeyance for ... Read more...

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Mayawati launches BSP campaign in UP, spews fire at Congress (Second Lead)


February 1st, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Sitapur (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 1 (IANS) Launching her Bahujan Samaj Party's (BSP) election campaign Wednesday, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati attacked the Congress, blaming it for anything that she ... Read more...

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‘High command will decide whether to stay in Mamata ministry’


January 9th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 9 (IANS) Straining the ties with alliance partner Trinamool Congress further, the Congress' West Bengal unit Monday said the decision on whether to leave the government will ... Read more...

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FDI in retail after assembly polls next year: PM


December 17th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
On board Air India One, Dec 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said his government will take up for implementation the suspended cabinet decision on foreign equity in ... Read more...

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Citizen’s charter should be under Lokpal: Anna Hazare


December 14th, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare Wednesday said the passage of the Grievances Redressal Bill, 2011, is a violation of the sense of the house and ... Read more...

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Congress core group meets ahead of UPA meeting


December 13th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) The Congress core group met here to discuss the Lokpal bill ahead of a meeting of United Progressive Alliance (UPA) leaders Tuesday evening, party ... Read more...

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India’s myopic politicians derail reforms (Comment)


December 10th, 2011 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
India is passing through a dystopian nightmare. The scene is as gloomy as it can possibly be. High inflation, low investment, falling growth rate and a widening gap between the ... Read more...

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Industry feels let down with recall of FDI in retail


December 7th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Indian industry's euphoria over the government's decision to throw open the country's retail trade to foreign companies gave way to despair Wednesday after the ... Read more...

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FDI in retail: Time India removed its blinkers (Comment)


December 6th, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
The opposition to foreign direct investment (FDI) in the retail business by some opposition parties in India is utterly regressive. FDI in retail will enable massive investments in the India's trade ... Read more...

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FDI in retail on pause: Congress


December 5th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) The Congress Monday said the government has "paused" the decision on foreign equity in retail and any announcement on its future would only be ... Read more...

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Advani keeps PM candidature option open (Lead)


December 3rd, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Keeping open the possibility of his emerging as Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) prime ministerial candidate in the next general elections, party veteran L.K. Advani ... Read more...

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NCP supports decision to put FDI on hold


December 3rd, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), a constituent of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA), Saturday said the government's decision to put "on hold" the move ... Read more...

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Shops in Tamil Nadu closed to protest FDI in retail


December 1st, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 1 (IANS) The protest shutdown by traders and shopkeepers against permitting 51 percent foreign direct investment (FDI) in retail was total in Tamil Nadu Thursday.At some places ... Read more...

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Strike against FDI in retail affects life in Tripura


December 1st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 1 (IANS) All shops, business establishments and markets were shut in Left-ruled Tripura Thursday as traders observed a 12-hour strike to protest the central government's decision to allow ... Read more...

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FDI war: BJP refuses to budge, Congress backs government (Second Intro Roundup)


December 1st, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The deadlock over allowing foreign equity in India's retail market deepened Wednesday as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) rejected the government's plea for toning ... Read more...

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No compromise on FDI in retail: BJP


November 30th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party BJP) Wednesday said there could be no compromise on its opposition to allowing foreign equity in retail sector, even as ... Read more...

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Congress gives wholesale support to PM on retail FDI


November 30th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Firmly backing the government's decision to allow foreign equity in Indian retail market, the Congress Wednesday said the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) ... Read more...

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No retail FDI in Bengal, says Mamata


November 28th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Howrah (West Bengal), Nov 28 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday said the government decision to allow 51 percent FDI in multi-brand retail and 100 percent in ... Read more...

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FDI in retail will be a tsunami for economy: Karunanidhi


November 28th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 28 (IANS) Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in retail will be a tsunami that will hit the country's economy badly, said DMK president and former Tamil Nadu chief minister ... Read more...

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Parliament adjourned for day over FDI in retail


November 28th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were adjourned for the day Monday as a united opposition cornered the government on its decision to allow 51 percent ... Read more...

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Rahul responsible for FDI in retail, says Mayawati


November 26th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 26 (IANS) Pointedly blaming Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi for the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government's nod to foreign equity in retail, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati ... Read more...

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FDI in retail will hit ‘crores’, says CPI-M


November 25th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Friday said the decision to allow FDI in multibrand retail "will destroy the livelihoods of crores of small retailers".It ... Read more...

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UPA is byword for corruption: Advani


October 21st, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 21 (IANS) Asserting that he supported the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) on issues of national interest, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Friday said the Congress-led ... Read more...

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FDI in retail could help consumers, farmers


February 25th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Consumers could benefit with prices coming down and farmers get a better deal for their produce if India allows foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-branded retail, ... Read more...

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Top retailers seek 51 percent FDI in multi-brand retail


August 12th, 2010 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Two of the world's top retailers, Walmart and Carrefour, vying for a cut in India's organised retail pie, have asked the government to allow up to 51 ... Read more...

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