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

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

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
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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 Aims to Cut Corruption in Cash Benefiting Poor

In a bid to cut down the bureaucracy drastically and reduce the red-tapism that hinders the timely transferring of cash benefits to the poor, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday set up architecture to implement electronic Cash Transfer System at earliest. Sep 29, 2012