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Govt wins debate over FDI in retail as SP, BSP walk out

Updated: 5 December 2012, Wednesday;19:45 hrs (IST)
The government on Wednesday won the debate in the Lok Sabha over allowing Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail when the Opposition motion opposing it was defeated 253-218 following the walkout of the Bahujan Samaj Party and Samajwadi Party....   | Read..
 

Oppn warns SP, BSP against siding with Govt in FDI debate

Updated: 5 December 2012, Wednesday;16:00 hrs (IST)
 

SC asks Sahara to refund Rs 24,000 cr to investors by February

Updated: 5 December 2012, Wednesday;13:30 hrs (IST)
The Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed the Sahara Group to pay back Rs 24,000 crore with 15 per cent interest to investors of its two firms....   | Read..
 

Thank you, Geoff, come again

If Mamata Banerjee wants unbiased expert comments, she should invite guests to Calcutta and hope that they do a Justice Markandey Katju....   | Read..
 

India in Olympic meddle mess

The International Olympic Committee today suspended India after citing government interference in tomorrow’s scheduled Indian Olympic Association elections, shockin...   | Read..
 

Explain, court tells minister

Calcutta High Court today directed minister Becharam Manna to appear before it in person on December 18 to state why suo motu criminal contempt proceedings should ...   | Read..
 

iTunes, legal and cheaper

Is it a tweet, is it a post, no it’s iTunes!...   | Read..
 

Extradition treaty in Jan

India and Bangladesh today agreed to sign an extradition treaty in Dhaka next month while Bangladesh reaffirmed its commitment to hand over Ulfa leader Anup Chetia to India. ...   | Read..
 

HC wants task forces in N-E

Gauhati High Court has asked police to constitute a task force committee in every district and subdivision of the Northeast for serving summons and execution of arrest wa...   | Read..
 

Idling funds anger MLAs

A corpus of over Rs 246 crore, the sum total of a Rs 3 crore development fund earmarked for each state MLA — and Jharkhand has 82 of them — is lying unused wi...   | Read..
 
Boycott at Pailan World School on Tuesday. Picture by Bishwarup Dutta
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