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#India – Villagers Stall Largest FDI POSCO for 8 Years

Posted: 01/28/2014 Citing “serious human rights concerns, ” last fall a panel of eight United Nations experts called for an immediate halt to a $12 billion iron-and-steel complex being built in Odisha, India by the South Korean metals giant POSCO. In January,… Continue Reading →

People should oppose FDI in retail: Mahasweta Devi #mustshare

  Kolkata, May 21 — Supporting West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee‘s decision to withdraw from the UPA last September on the issue of FDI in retail, eminent writer Mahasweta Devi Tuesday exhorted people from all walks of life to… Continue Reading →

Walmart spent spent $25 million ’as its lobbying fee to enter #India

India’s blind fists of fury The rage in Parliament is off target. Walmart’s disclosure of its lobbying fee in the US Senate should trigger a different debate in India, says Shaili Chopra December 13, 2012, Issue 51 Volume 9 Illustration:… Continue Reading →

#India-Critique of Lok Satta party’s views on #FDI

    Lok Satta is a political party in India founded by Dr. Jayaprakash Narayan It was launched on October 2, 2006 by the Lok Satta Movement. From 1996 to 2006, the Lok Satta Movement fought for administrative and political reforms, including constitutional amendments regarding elimination of defections, reduction… Continue Reading →

#India -Holding democracy to a whip #FDI

Garga Chatterjee | Agency: DNA | Sunday, December 9, 2012   In the FDI debate that happened in the Lok Sabha, a particularly painful moment saw ‘Netaji’ Mulayam Singh Yadav take the name of Ram Manohar Lohia. He talked about Lohia… Continue Reading →

#India- How FDI in retail affects the “Mango Man”

  MATHEW THOMAS | 07/12/2012 02:29 PM , MOneylife.com FDI in retail is an example of deregulation, devoid of any safety net for its after-effects. Would the government consider the Parliament Committee report or treat Parliament with disdain?  Here is a simplified explanation, sans economic jargon,… Continue Reading →

FDI in retail? say a big NO

Professor Anupam Bhargava, The Hindu FDI is a debt inflow or liability foreign exchange because the profits or returns it generates will have to be repatriated. Will FDI in retail, single brand, banking or insurance enhance our foreign exchange earning… Continue Reading →

#India-Who said what in FDI debate

By Indo Asian News Service | IANS India Private Limited – 2 hours 57 minutes ago   New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) Seven speakers from different parties spoke Tuesday on the FDI issue in the Lok Sabha, kicking off a two-day debate with voting. The debate will end… Continue Reading →

Won’t allow Wal-Mart in Bengal: Mamata Banerjee

 West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said she would not allow foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retailin the state.”They (union government) allowed FDI in retail, capped subsidised cooking gas and now they will invest pension money in… Continue Reading →

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