The CPI(M) alleged that the government's move to withdraw the subsidy for Haj was "arbitrary and motivated by other considerations".
D Raja has written to the PM saying the government should hold a debate on the proposed disinvestment of Air India as it will have long-term consequences for the country.
With the latest inflation prints moving up, the RBI is likely to raise its inflation forecast for Mar and may leave the key rates unchanged in the upcoming policy review.
NCP chief Sharad Pawar will lead a march in Mumbai on January 26 seeking to protect the country's Constitution, in the wake of the recent crisis in the Supreme Court.
Economic Affairs Secretary Subhash Chandra Garg said the robust 8.4 percent growth of factory production in November "confirms sound manufacturing revival".
The CPI clarified that its leader D Raja had paid a visit to Justice J Chelameswar in his personal capacity and not as a representative of the party.
Wall Street’s main indexes were higher as strong December retail sales data drove gains in consumer stocks and bank results pushed up the financial sector.
The Labor Department said its Consumer Price Index excluding the volatile food and energy components rose 0.3 percent last month.
“It’s slightly higher than our estimate. We believe that current rate easing cycle by the central bank is over for now."
Retail inflation rose to 5.21% in December on rise in prices of food items, egg and vegetables, dashing hopes of RBI rate cut in the near future.
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