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.
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.
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.
25 Nov 2011
The government on Friday asserted that opening up of multi-brand retail for foreign players will create over 10 million jobs in the next three, brushing aside all criticism including from key UPA ally Trinamool Congress.
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.
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.
23 May 2015
New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said foreign investors proposing to enter the multi-brand retail business in India should know that they can face problems as the ruling BJP is not in favour of it.