I see striking parallels between the opposition to FDI in multi-brand retail and the early resistance, in the mid-1980s, to the introduction of computers. Then, as now, the main opposition came from the ruling party, albeit a different one, in West Bengal. Read more
Short sighted! Self-seeking! Cynical! Even unpatriotic!
That’s the only way to describe the opposition of the BJP, the Left and sections of the UPA to the imminent entry of large global retailers into the country. Read more