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FDI debate in Rajya Sabha: Who said what
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The FDI debate in Rajya Sabha began Thursday with the opposition slamming foreign investment in multi-brand retail, a day after the Congress-led UPA government won the vote in the Lok Sabha.

Thursday, December 06, 2012 8:00:03 PM

Government selling country to foreigners: Shiv Sena
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Emphasising that foreign investment in retail will prove the death knell for small traders, the Shiv Sena Thursday accused the government of selling the country to foreigners.

Thursday, December 06, 2012 7:52:04 PM

FDI vote in Rajya Sabha Friday, SP role crucial
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The Congress was Thursday "relieved" after BSP supremo Mayawati announced that her 15 MPs would support the government in the motion on FDI in multi-brand retail but kept its fingers crossed and continued efforts to muster support ahead of the crucial vote Friday.

Thursday, December 06, 2012 7:00:07 PM

Congress against Cauvery water release to Tamil Nadu
Belgaum (Karnataka), Dec 6 (IANS) The Congress's Karnataka unit Thursday opposed release of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu in spite of the Supreme Court's directive to the state to do so.

Thursday, December 06, 2012 6:46:04 PM

Support FDI but Maharashtra decision by coordination panel: NCP
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The NCP Thursday expressed its support for the government's decision to allow FDI in multi-brand retail but said the decision on its implementation in Maharashtra will be taken after discussions in the state-level coordination committee of the ruling coalition in the state.

Thursday, December 06, 2012 6:12:16 PM

Rajya Sabha adjourned over Venkaiah Naidu's remark
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha was adjourned briefly following an uproar in the house after Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader M. Venkaiah Naidu used a disparaging word to describe members sitting on the treasury benches.

Thursday, December 06, 2012 6:10:06 PM

BJD, TDP oppose FDI in multi-brand retail
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) and Telugu Desam Party Thursday opposed the government's decision to allow FDI in multi-brand retail, saying it will seriously impact a large section of the population working in unorganised retail trade.

Thursday, December 06, 2012 6:04:05 PM

BSP announces support for government on FDI
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Easing the situation for the government in the Rajya Sabha, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati Thursday said her party will vote in favour of the Congress-led UPA government on the issue of foreign direct investment (FDI) in retail.

Thursday, December 06, 2012 5:22:11 PM

FDI a black law, will kill farmers: Samajwadi Party
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Terming foreign direct investment (FDI) in retail as a "black law" that would "kill the farmers" and destroy the livelihood of small traders, the Samajwadi Party (SP) Thursday asked the government to "think over the issue again".

Thursday, December 06, 2012 4:54:21 PM

DMK against FDI but 'very strongly' backs government
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Government ally DMK Thursday said it was against foreign investment in multi-brand retail but "very strongly" supports the ruling UPA and wants it to complete its full term.

Thursday, December 06, 2012 4:50:11 PM

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