Over the FDI issue, the government held an all-party meeting to find a way out amid Opposition demand for a discussion on it under a rule which entail voting.
Reports stated that the government has maintained that it is ready to discuss the FDI in retail issue but does not want it to be put to vote.
The meeting was chaired by Leader of the Lok Sabha Sushil Kumar Shinde and attended by Finance Minister P Chidambaram, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma and Agriculture Minister and NCP chief Sharad Pawar, report said.
There are reports that Union Ministers have also been in touch with BSP leadership on the issue.
India Infoline News Service / 09:04, Jan 22, 2015
The outlook is a flat start. The market will look to scale to new peaks though not much effort is needed for the same. HUL saw a rally and short-covering may have pulled it up further. Speculation is on that its parent will raise stake through an open offer. After the cooling in oil prices, Cairn results will be in focus.