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  • Will the Govt bend under Anna pressure? Dec 12, 2011 10:48 AM IST

    Will the Govt bend under Anna pressure?

    The UPA found itself isolated on Sunday when Anna Hazare sat on a token fast at Jantar Mantar and virtually every opposition party used his platform to embarrass the government.

  • AMRI directors sent to 9-day police custody Dec 10, 2011 03:36 PM IST

    AMRI directors sent to 9-day police custody

    The six directors of the AMRI hospital, where a major fire killed at least 90 people on Friday, were on Saturday sent to police custody for nine days by a Kolkata court.

  • Congress unable to communicate key decisions well: Expert Dec 09, 2011 11:55 AM IST

    Congress unable to communicate key decisions well: Expert

    In an interview to CNBC-TV18, Yogendra Yadav, political analyst gives his view on the political scenario of India.

  • India Inc fumes at holdback on FDI in retail Dec 08, 2011 12:24 PM IST

    India Inc fumes at holdback on FDI in retail

    The government's decision to hold back FDI in retail may have bought peace with the Opposition and certain allies, but voices of disapproval have started coming in from India Inc.

  • FDI: Pranab to address Congress members today Dec 08, 2011 12:15 PM IST

    FDI: Pranab to address Congress members today

    The government on Wednesday decided to hold back FDI in retail, following relentless pressure from the Opposition and some allies.

  • FDI in retail: PM hopes for smooth functioning of Parl Dec 05, 2011 01:00 PM IST

    FDI in retail: PM hopes for smooth functioning of Parl

    Two days to go before Parliament resumes and the Prime Minister has expressed hope that Parliament will function smoothly after Friday's adjournment brought on by pandemonium in both Houses on the FDI in retail issue.

  • Trust vote: Will Jagan loyalists go against AP Govt? Dec 05, 2011 12:41 PM IST

    Trust vote: Will Jagan loyalists go against AP Govt?

    The Congress government in Andhra Pradesh will be put to the floor test on Monday; the Speaker had admitted the opposition Telugu Desam Party's no-confidence motion last week.

  • Fickle India govt puts foreign supermarkets Dec 05, 2011 10:23 AM IST

    Fickle India govt puts foreign supermarkets

    India has put a plan to open up its retail industry to foreign supermarkets on hold, a senior government source said on Sunday, an embarrassing turnaround for a beleaguered government fighting to retain the support of key allies.

  • Cong wins Ratia, Haryana Janhit Cong retains Adampur seat Dec 04, 2011 04:05 PM IST

    Cong wins Ratia, Haryana Janhit Cong retains Adampur seat

    In a boost to the ruling Congress after the drubbing in Hisar Lok Sabha seat, the party on Sunday broke a three-decade jinx winning the Ratia (SC) Assembly constituency in Fatehabad district and managed to get a razor-thin majority on its own in the Haryana Assembly. In the other by-election, Haryana Janhit Congress led by Kuldeep Bishnoi.

  • Trade unions to go on day-long nationwide strike on Feb 28 Dec 02, 2011 07:36 PM IST

    Trade unions to go on day-long nationwide strike on Feb 28

    All major trade unions, including those affiliated to ruling Congress and Opposition BJP, today decided to go on a day-long nationwide general strike a day ahead of the presentation of the budget next year.

  • BJP never advocated FDI in retail: Yashwant Sinha Dec 02, 2011 04:53 PM IST

    BJP never advocated FDI in retail: Yashwant Sinha

    BJP has come under criticism for its alleged U-turn on the foreign direct investment (FDI) in retail issue. But former finance minister and senior leader of BJP Yashwant Sinha today claimed that the BJP never advocated FDI in retail, even though it was in the NDA's manifesto in 2001.

  • PM calls Mamata, seeks support on FDI in retail Dec 02, 2011 04:16 PM IST

    PM calls Mamata, seeks support on FDI in retail

    Desperate to break the FDI deadlock Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday called up West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee, seeking the party's support on resolving the issue.

  • Team Anna upset over the Lokpal U-turn by Cong Dec 02, 2011 12:51 PM IST

    Team Anna upset over the Lokpal U-turn by Cong

    Team Anna has criticised the Congress after a last minute U-turn by the party demanding removal of Group C bureaucrats from the ambit of Lokpal.

  • Team Anna upset over the Lokpal U-turn by Cong Dec 02, 2011 09:32 AM IST

    Team Anna upset over the Lokpal U-turn by Cong

    Team Anna has criticised the Congress after a last minute U-turn by the party demanding removal of Group C bureaucrats from the ambit of Lokpal.

  • Sohrabuddin fake encounter case: SC raps Gujarat govt Dec 01, 2011 03:30 PM IST

    Sohrabuddin fake encounter case: SC raps Gujarat govt

    Supreme Court pulled up the Narendra Modi government on Thursday for not handing over the CD's to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case.

  • FDI in retail: Cong says BJP's rollback call a poll gimmick Dec 01, 2011 01:26 PM IST

    FDI in retail: Cong says BJP's rollback call a poll gimmick

    As the BJP stood firm on complete rollback of foreign direct investment (FDI) in retail sector, the Congress critisised the main Opposition party of playing poll politics.

  • Govt accepts adjournment motion on retail FDI: Sources Nov 30, 2011 08:43 PM IST

    Govt accepts adjournment motion on retail FDI: Sources

    The government is likely to have accepted the adjournment motion on retail FDI, reports CNBC-TV18's Siddharth Zarabi quoting BJP sources.

  • Bellary bypoll: can Sriramulu divide BJP vote? Nov 30, 2011 11:21 AM IST

    Bellary bypoll: can Sriramulu divide BJP vote?

    Bellary has turned into a fortress ahead of Tuesday's bypoll and it's a litmus test for the BJP as many of the party MLAs have been supporting independent candidate Sriramulu who's being backed by the Reddy brothers.

  • Pranab to brief Cong MPs on Govt's FDI policy Nov 30, 2011 10:55 AM IST

    Pranab to brief Cong MPs on Govt's FDI policy

    There is a rift within the Congress party as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh continues to defend Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail.

  • Pranab to meet Cong MPs on FDI in retail Nov 29, 2011 07:00 PM IST

    Pranab to meet Cong MPs on FDI in retail

    With a couple of Congress MPs coming out against allowing FDI in retail, a meeting of the party MPs has been called here tomorrow when Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will seek to allay apprehensions.

  • Split in UPA, Congress isolated over FDI in retail Nov 29, 2011 05:12 PM IST

    Split in UPA, Congress isolated over FDI in retail

    The Congress has been completely isolated over the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Cabinet's decision to allow Foreign Direct Investment in multi-brand retail.

  • The silent power of Sonia Gandhi Nov 29, 2011 09:35 AM IST

    The silent power of Sonia Gandhi

    The journey of a small town girl from Italy who has become one of the most influential people in the world.

  • Scuffle at Congress meet; district chief assaulted Nov 29, 2011 02:36 AM IST

    Scuffle at Congress meet; district chief assaulted

    Scuffle at Congress meet; district chief assaulted

  • Opposition ups the ante on FDI, Govt stands firm Nov 28, 2011 03:09 PM IST

    Opposition ups the ante on FDI, Govt stands firm

    The UPA Cabinet decision allowing Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in retail is proving to be a major headache for the Congress-led Government as the Opposition and even some of its own constituents like the Trinamool Congress and the DMK have come out openly against the move and demanded an immediate rollback of the decision.

  • Rahul to address convention of Youth Congress today Nov 28, 2011 11:11 AM IST

    Rahul to address convention of Youth Congress today

    Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi will be addressing a two day convention of the youth congress on Monday.

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