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Congress readying to pay BJP back in the same coin

In the monsoon session, therefore, the Congress is likely to do to the BJP, what the BJP did to it in 2012

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Aditi Phadnis  |  New Delhi 



U.S. one-hundred dollar bills are seen in this photo illustration at a bank in Seoul
U.S. one-hundred dollar bills are seen in this photo illustration at a bank in Seoul

The decision to raise Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) caps across the board including in the defence, pharma, civil aviation and e-commerce in food sectors could be the Democratic Alliance (NDA) government's next big parliamentary headache.

The Congress issue is debating how to handle this. "Party high command permitting" the Congress will raise the issue ''energetically' and 'forcefully' and demand that the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) notification announcing the increase in caps be brought before the upcoming session of Parliament. The monsoon session of Parliament will likely begin 18 July.

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First Published: Tue, June 28 2016. 21:18 IST

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