03 Mar 2014
Mumbai: Union Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma on Monday termed the Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP's prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi as someone who is being ‘packaged and marketed’ well.
01 Mar 2014
New Delhi: Retail inflation for industrial workers eased to 7.24 percent in January compared to 9.13 percent in previous month and 11.62 percent in the same month last year mainly on account of softening in prices of food items.
05 Feb 2014
New Delhi: Industry body CII has asked the governments of Delhi and Rajasthan to reconsider their decisions to scrap the FDI policy for multi-brand retail as such investments would help create millions of jobs and benefit consumers.
03 Mar 2014
New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will consider raising the cap on foreign investment in the insurance sector from the current level of 26 percent if it comes to power after elections due by May, a senior party leader said on Sunday.
24 Jan 2014
Davos: Eyeing India as a long-term growth market, US-based retail giant Walmart says it is currently focussing on expanding its wholesale retail business in the country and would wait for further clarity on rules for entering the multi-brand retail business.
21 Jan 2014
New Delhi: Commerce Minister Anand Sharma has said that states were only given option to join the FDI multi-brand retail policy and it is not "a revolving door", indicating that it did not provide exit route.
31 Jan 2014
New Delhi: Rajasthan, one of 12 states that had agreed to allow global companies to open supermarkets, has scrapped the approval given by the previous government for foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retailing.
15 Jan 2014
New Delhi: Justifying his decision to withdraw the approval given to FDI by the previous government in multi-brand retail in Delhi, Kejriwal on Tuesday said that small store owners would lose business if it is implemented and would add to widespread unemployment.
14 Jan 2014
New Delhi: Terming the Delhi Government's decision to disallow FDI in multi-brand retailing as ‘abrupt, irresponsible and ill-considered’, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma on Tuesday said India is not a banana republic where policy decisions can be reversed.
14 Jan 2014
New Delhi: India Inc has expressed strong displeasure over the Delhi government's decision to withdraw approval to FDI in multi-brand retail, saying the move was likely to hinder foreign investments flowing into the country.