NEW DELHI, Nov 29 (Reuters) - India's parliament will hold a
non-binding vote on one of the government's flagship economic
reforms, allowing foreign direct investment in supermarkets, the
Speaker said on Thursday.
It was not immediately clear when parliament will hold the
vote or whether it will be held only in the lower house, where
the government could muster a majority. A vote in the upper
house would be harder to win.
Although the vote is non-binding, a loss would be a symbolic
blow to the authority of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's fragile
(Reporting by Nigam Prusty; Writing by Frank Jack Daniel;
Editing by Ross Colvin)