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 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
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Gutka Ban Comes into Effect in Gujarat

Gujarat and Delhi governments have slapped a comprehensive ban on the sale of gutka to contain the risk of youngsters falling prey to cancer. Sep 12, 2012

Narendra Modi Begins Gujarat Poll Campaign; Calls Congress 'Cancer'

Narendra Modi kick started his election campaign on Tuesday in the temple town of Becharaji in Mehsana district. The Gujarat chief minister, who chose 9/11 as the day to begin his political battles in the state elections this year end, seemed to have launched a belligerent campaign by condemning the Congress party. Sep 12, 2012

Nitish Kumar Will Campaign in Gujarat Assembly Polls, says Sharad Yadav

Janta Dal (United) is all set to fight against its own ally in Gujarat, with party president Sharad Yadav saying that Chief Minister of Bihar Nitish Kumar will campaign against his counterpart Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janatha Party (BJP) in the upcoming general elections held this year end. Sep 10, 2012

Aseem Trivedi Arrest for Sedition Cartoon Sparks Twitter Battle

Anti-corruption cartoonist Aseem Trivedi is yet another cartoonist who faced the wrath of law for allegedly insulting the constitution and the national symbol. Commoners in particular have refused to buy the argument that his works were offensive and flayed authorities for clamping the freedom of expression. Sep 10, 2012