15 Oct 2012
The Supreme Court on Monday gave the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) two weeks to amend its regulation to lift the cap on FDI in retail and aviation sectors under its policy permitting and regulating foreign investment in the country.
30 Nov 2012
Minister of State for power Jyotiraditya Scindia said in Indore on Thursday that the UPA government will prove its majority in the Parliament on the issue of FDI in retail markets.
04 Dec 2011
A majority of consumers and farmers, surveyed by industry body ASSOCHAM, have supported the government decision to allow FDI in multi-brand retail, while 80 percent traders opposed the move.
05 Dec 2012
NCP leader Praful Patel on Wednesday said that FDI in retail trade will help India to progress.
24 Dec 2012
The retail sector, where the government permitted foreign direct investment in multi-brand, courted controversies during the year with several opposition parties making it a political issue in Parliament.
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.
08 Jun 2013
New rules requiring foreign supermarkets to set up their own warehouses and stores in India are likely to further delay the entry of companies like Wal-Mart Stores Inc, increase costs and hurt cash-strapped local retailers eager to partner with foreign companies.
07 Dec 2012
Foreign equity in retail will benefit farmers, Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader Ram Vilas Paswan said on Friday.
27 Nov 2012
The Communist Party of India (CPI) on Tuesday said that it will continue its opposition against FDI in retail. "We will continue our opposition against FDI in retail. If the voting takes place on FDI in Parliament, then we will vote against it," Gurudas Dasgupta told reporters here.
26 Nov 2012
Amid logjam in Parliament over FDI in multi-brand retail, the government on Monday said it held consultations with "stakeholders" including traders' associations on the issue and the decision to implement the policy is left to the states.