Voting On Fdi

  • Live: Shiv Sena calls FDI in retail a bid to sell off the country December 6, 2012

    New Delhi: 7:57 pm: Rajya Sabha has been adjourned till 11 am on Friday. 7:00 pm: Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut says that FDI in retail is a bid by the government to sell off the country. Citing Bofors, 2G spectrum and coal scams, the Shiv Sena leader said, "Till now...
  • FDI vote will test secular credentials of parties: Tewari December 5, 2012

    New Delhi: The Congress appealed to all parties to form a united secular front against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and vote for the government on FDI in retail in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday. Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Manish Tewari said, "It is an opportunity for...
  • Lok Sabha set to discuss FDI in retail today December 4, 2012

    New Delhi: It is a huge day for Parliament as the Lok Sabha is set to enter into a debate on Tuesday on FDI in multi-brand retail. The debate will be carried out under rule 184, which allows voting. The Congress is putting up a brave front saying it's confident...
  • Wasn't under any pressure while allowing a vote on FDI: Speaker December 3, 2012

    Parliament will resume on Monday after a no-show last week over the FDI storm. Voting of FDI in both houses will take place on Tuesday and Wednesday. Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar insisted that the decision on FDI vote was taken after consultations with parties and insists that she didn't...
  • Government confident on FDI vote: Kamal Nath December 2, 2012

    New Delhi: Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath says he is confident that the government will overcome the test of numbers in Parliament over FDI in retail next week. Despite no concrete assurances either from the SP or the BSP, he exuded this confidence while speaking to Karan Thapar on...
  • Voting on FDI to take place in LS, RS November 29, 2012

    New Delhi: The government has agreed to a vote on FDI in retail in the Rajya Sabha also. The debate will take place under rule 168 that entails voting in Rajya Sabha. But the Samawadi Party is giving the government jitters with the party leader in the Rajya Sabha, Ram...
  • Parliament may function as UPA agrees to voting on FDI November 29, 2012

    New Delhi: Parliament will resumes on Thursday after a day's break and perhaps some work might take place with the government looking all set to agree on a discussion and vote on FDI in retail. While the UPA has claimed it is sure of the numbers in both houses, sources...
  • Debate FDI in Parliament: Trinamool Congress September 22, 2012

    Trinamool Congress leader Mukul Roy on Friday said that the government must seek a vote in Parliament on FDI in retail. ...