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.
06 Oct 2012
FDI in retail is being projected as a panacea for all the ills plaguing agriculture. It is expected to raise farmers income, remove middlemen, help consumers get a low price, and of course remove the massive wastage that we see in the farm supply chain.
02 Feb 2015
New Delhi: Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan on Monday warned against compromising India's interest for the sake of attracting foreign investment and said the priority should be framing transparent policies as well as resolving contractual tax disputes quickly.
02 Feb 2015
Mumbai: The Reserve Bank on Monday notified the changes in the FDI policy allowing 100 percent foreign direct investment in medical devices segment.
09 Oct 2013
New Delhi: Rejecting the demand of global retailers like Walmart, the government said that there is no plan to relax the mandatory 30 percent local sourcing norms for foreign players in the multi-brand retail sector.
10 Jan 2015
Nagpur: The National Federation of Indian Railwaymen (NFIR) has vehemently opposed the Centre's proposal for FDI in Railways and threatened to go on indefinite strike in June this year.
14 Jan 2014
New Delhi: Expressing surprise at the "arbitrary" decision of the AAP government to disallow FDI in multi-brand retailing, the Congress party plans to take up the issue in the state assembly.
08 Jan 2014
New Delhi: The government will wait for views of all stakeholders before allowing Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in e-commerce retailing, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma said.
06 Jan 2015
New Delhi: With a view to improve the ease of doing business, the government has aligned the foreign direct investment policy with the upgraded National Industrial Classification (NIC) Code.
05 Mar 2015
New Delhi: The controversial Insurance Bill, a key reform legislation, cleared the Lok Sabha hurdle easily but the problem of numbers in Rajya Sabha prompted the government to say that it will convene Joint Session if it is defeated in the Upper House.