Police Drop Charges Against Palghar Girls Over Thackeray Facebook Post

Thane police have dropped all charges against the two girls arrested for condemning the shutdown of Mumbai on Facebook, following Shiv Sena Leader Bal Thackeray's demise. The police filed a closure report on Tuesday in the Palghar Court against the complaint stating it to be false. Dec 19, 2012

CPI Leader Yechury Says UPA 'Bribed' to Win FDA Vote

After UPA's resounding victory at the Rajya Sabhi, Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Sitaram Yechury accused it of using unfair means to secure majority votes against the Opposition's motion that chorused protest at allowing FDI into the multi-brand retail sector. Dec 9, 2012

FDI Impasse: UPA Needs BSP, SP and More to Win Vote in Rajya Sabha

After a confortable win in Lok Sabha on Wednesday, the Congress-led UPA government will face an unphill battle to gain favour in the Rajya Sabha (Upper House) over the decision to allow 51 percent of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in India's multi-brand retail sector. Dec 6, 2012