NCP Meet on Ajit Pawar Resignation Cancelled After Senior MLA Death

The legislator's meet on the political crisis within the Congress-Nationalist Congress Party alliance scheduled on Wednesday, following the resignation of Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar, was cancelled due to the recent death of senior leader Babasaheb Kupekar. Sep 26, 2012

PM Breaks His Silence, Clarifies Fuel Price Hike and FDI in Retail

Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh addressed the nation on Friday night, explaining why his government has taken some important economic policy decisions that include diesel price hike and Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in retail sectors. The PM's speech came just a day after the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and other opposition parties called for "Bharat Bandh". Sep 22, 2012

PM to Justify Economic Reforms on Friday; Brings FDI to Reality

A day after the NDA and other opposition parties observed a nationwide protest against fuel price hike and FDI in multi-brand retail, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will explain on Friday the government's rationale behind the economic reforms announced last week. Sep 21, 2012

Bharat Bandh Costs India About ₹125 bln, Says CII

The "Bharat Bandh" called by the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and other opposition parties against some policy decisions by the central government has not only crippled the normal lives of citizens but also cost the country a whopping ₹125 billion. Sep 20, 2012

LIVE BLOG: Bharat Bandh Cripples Normal Life; Third Front in the Future?

The "Bharat Bandh" called by the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and other opposition parties against diesel price hike and Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) on Thursday has crippled the normal lives of the people across the country. SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and other leaders who were courted arrest at the Parliament Street in Delhi earlier in the day, have been released. Sep 20, 2012

FICCI Against Bharat Bandh, Expresses Need for Economic Reforms

In light of the "Bharat Bandh" on Thursday called by various political parties against the reform policies announced by the Centre last week, the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) has urged the national polity to stand united and strengthen the hands of policy makers to act proactively and decisively to push the country forward. Sep 20, 2012