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A Strike that costs India Rs 26,000 Crore

Editor's Desk: The nation of 1.2 billion came to a complete halt today, as 11 registered Trade Unions of the country went on a two-day strike to protest against UPA Government's "anti-people" policies. They achieved little, but delivered a…

SC pulls up Centre on FDI in Retail

TNI Bureau: The Supreme Court pulled up the Centre over its decision to allow the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in retail asking how it will protect the small traders. The court sought reply from the government within three weeks.…

UPA wins FDI Vote, as SP, BSP Walk Out

TNI Bureau: "Had Mulayam Singh Yadav voted today, there would have been no FDI", said and upset and enraged Sushma Swaraj in Lok Sabha, but that was imminent. The UPA Government won the vote on the debate on FDI in Multi-brand Retail,…

SP, BSP keep Government Guessing on FDI

TNI Bureau: Both Samajwadi Party (SP) and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) have opposed the FDI in Retail, but yet to take a stand on voting. These parties in a dillema whether to vote against the government or not. Also, they don't want to be…

Kapil Sibal defends FDI in Retail

TNI Bureau: Defending Foreign Direct Investment in multi-brand retail, Union Information Technology and Communications Minister Kapil Sibal on Tuesday said the move would help in increasing productive capacity, upgrading of technology and…

Sushma Swaraj tears into Govt on FDI in Retail

TNI Bureau: As the Lok Sabha begins debate on FDI in Retail, Leader of Opposition Sushma Swaraj slammed the government, saying it would boost only the multinational supermarkets, while putting the livelihood of farmers in danger. Amidst…

Lok Sabha to debate FDI in Retail under Rule 184

TNI Bureau: The logjam in Lok Sabha has finally came to an end, as the government agreed to debate the FDI in Retail under Rule 184, which entails voting. Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar adopted the motion, ending the impasse. The debate will…
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