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.
19 Sep 2012
The government's move to allow 51 percent FDI in multi-brand retailing will attract investments of USD 2.5-3 billion in retail sector in next five years, Crisil Research said in a report on Tuesday.
05 Oct 2012
Backing Centre's decision to allow FDI in multi-brand retail, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has said the decision will help farmers prosper by removing middlemen from the supply chain and generate new jobs.
25 Aug 2015
New Delhi: The Prime Minister's Office is likely to take up the issue of steel giant Posco's proposed USD 10.5-billion integrated steel plant in Jagatsinghpur with the Odisha government and the company officials today.
15 Sep 2012
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday welcomed the decision to allow foreign direct investment (FDI) in retail trade and hit out at the critics.
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.
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.
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.
25 Jul 2015
New Delhi: The launch of 'Make in India' initiative has seen an increase in FDI equity inflows by 48 percent, the Parliament was told yesterday.