19 Dec 2013
New Delhi: The Ministry of Home Affairs is likely to give clearance to Vodafone's Rs 10,141 crore foreign investment proposal to buy out minority shareholders in its Indian army.
25 Dec 2013
New Delhi: UK’s largest retailer Tesco, Singapore Airlines and Etihad queued up to invest in India as Manmohan Singh-led UPA government threw open more sectors to foreign investments with indications of more big ticket deals to be announced in the new year.
22 Nov 2012
The Samajwadi Party (SP) said on Thursday it was opposed to foreign investment in multi-brand retail and that it was for the presiding officers in parliament to decide if the issue would be discussed under rules that entail voting.
12 Nov 2012
Implementation of FDI in multi-brand retail sector would amount to committing crime against the poor, former Union Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha said on Sunday.
06 Dec 2012
FDI in retail is a "national imperative" and will benefit farmers and small traders immensely, Law Minister Ashwani Kumar said in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday.
08 Dec 2012
The United States has welcomed the decision of the Indian Parliament to allow FDI in multi-brand retail, noting that this is a win-win for all, from small businesses to farmers and consumers as well, besides deepening economic co-operation between the two countries.
05 Dec 2012
Opposing FDI in multi-brand retail, the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on Wednesday said pushing it will trigger social unrest in the country.
22 Jan 2013
Expressing its concern over the Parliament’s nod to the Foreign Direct Investment in multi-bran retails, the Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Centre to file its response within five weeks on how it intends to safeguard interests of small traders after FDI is allowed in retail sector.
17 Sep 2012
India opened its retail, aviation, broadcasting and power sectors to foreign supermarkets on September 14, a major economic reform that has been stalled for months by political gridlock and came as part of a package of measures aimed at reviving growth.
12 Jan 2013
BJP on Friday said the last word has not yet been said on the FDI in multi-brand retail issue and the party would revisit the decision of the UPA government if it comes to power.