13 Oct 2012
Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Saturday said FDI in multi-brand retail will cut down post-harvest losses to farmers and bring investment in cold-chain facilities.
29 Jun 2013
What is this FDI, which can bring the Parliament of India to a grinding halt, why it has become a political debate that a coalition partner had to withdraw its support from the government at the outset of this issue and the opposition took it to the streets to oppose with tooth and nail. Why would a country seek FDI, an acronym for Foreign Direct Investment, if it had actually managed without it till the conception and relevance of FDI in India ?
13 Feb 2016
New Delhi: Rising for the the sixth straight month, retail inflation touched a 16-month high of 5.69 percent in January, mainly due to costlier food prices.
25 Jun 2012
India has assured global investors that the country will move forward with its decision to open multi-brand retail to foreign investment and it has not pressed the "reverse button" on the proposal.
07 Dec 2012
Welcoming the nod accorded by Parliament to FDI in multi-brand retail, India Inc today said this will send positive signals to foreign investors which will encourage investments and boost the economic growth.
07 Dec 2012
Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma on Friday said government had achieved a "decisive victory" in Rajya Sabha on FDI in retail issue and alleged BJP is adopting "double standard" now as it had taken several executive decisions unilaterally when in power.
15 Jan 2013
BJP, CPI and JD(U) on Monday come together to launch a national campaign against FDI in retail and sought support from the people to make the movement against the government's "anti-people" policy a success.
07 May 2012
Making a strong pitch for further opening up of the Indian economy, especially with regard to foreign direct investment (FDI) in multibrand retail, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Monday said it would raise the standard of living in India."I come with certainly a belief that India can compete with anybody, anywhere.
12 Dec 2012
Jharkhand Mukti Morcha Lok Sabha member Kameswar Baitha on Tuesday said he went by his "conscience" while voting along with UPA against the Opposition motion on FDI in multi-brand retail.
07 Dec 2012
Opposition parties today cried foul after their motion against FDI in multi-brand retail was defeated in Rajya Sabha, accusing government of "manoeuvring" votes by "colluding" with BSP and SP.