22 Jul 2016
New Delhi: India received USD 5.34 billion foreign direct investment in the first two months of the current financial year, Parliament was informed today.
20 Jun 2016
New Delhi: Government today relaxed Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) norms in a host of sectors including civil aviation, single-brand retail, defence and pharma by permitting more investments under automatic route.
26 Nov 2011
Slamming the Centre's decision to allow FDI in retail, UP Chief Minister Mayawati on Saturday alleged that it was taken to benefit companies of foreign friends of Rahul Gandhi and said that her government would not allow it in the state.
30 Nov 2011
With Government being cornered over various issues, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday briefed party MPs about the rationale behind allowing FDI in retail as also steps being taken to address inflation and blackmoney so that they could counter to opposition attack.
03 Apr 2016
New Delhi: The 25 percent limit on single-vendor sales on e-commerce marketplaces having foreign investment is aimed at ending the monopoly of a few big sellers and encouraging more small and medium players to sell their goods online, a senior official said.
16 Feb 2016
Mumbai: Minister of Food Processing Harsimrat Kaur Badal wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for allowing foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail for food products that were grown and processed in India.
18 Jul 2016
London: Turning out the lights while you sleep may be good for your health, say scientists who found that mice kept under conditions of constant artificial light for a period of months showed muscle loss and early signs of osteoporosis.
13 Aug 2016
New Delhi: Retail inflation shot up to nearly 2 year high of 6.07 per cent in July, well above the RBI's comfortable level, on surge in prices of food items as demand for sugar, oil & fats and spices rose ahead of the festival season.
31 May 2015
New Delhi: Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today said "no" to allowing foreign direct investment in multi-brand retail but indicated that the government would soon come out with guidelines on FDI in e-commerce.
14 May 2015
New Delhi: Facing criticism on retail FDI issue, the government on Thursday sought to downplay the continuation of the policy permitting 51 percent FDI in the multi-brand retail sector saying the BJP's stand remains the same on the matter.