FDI in Retail, Diesel Hike: PM’s Take on India’s Big Ticket Reforms

The government shows no signs of relenting to the allies and Opposition demands for the withdrawal of policy initiatives on FDI in retail and diesel price hike, with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh saying that the long-delayed reforms were essential for reviving growth and improving the investment climate in India. Sep 16, 2012

FDI in Retail is Long Overdue, Game-Changer, Say Experts

Opposition parties and some of the partners of the UPA have tagged the economic policy of letting Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) into Indian markets mainly the retail sector as an anti-farmer and anti-public decision. Sep 16, 2012

FDI, Diesel Price Hike: Is UPA Coalition Heading for Breakdown?

With Congress showing no sign of softening its stance on the big-ticket economic reforms, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is all set to pull out Trinoomial Congress ministers from the UPA cabinet as her deadline ends on Tuesday. However, she would continue to back the Central government from the outside, said reports. Sep 17, 2012