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.
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.
02 Aug 2013
• Norms for Multi-brand Retail Trading (MBRT) relaxed • Eased mandatory 30 pc local sourcing norms for MBRT players • Local sourcing norm to apply only in first engagement • FDI cap in telecom raised to 100 pc from 74 pc; up to 49 pc through automatic route and beyond that via FIPB
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.
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.
03 Jul 2013
The government is considering tweaking the FDI policy in retail sector so as to allow global chains like Walmart, Carrefour and Tesco to open multi-brand stores in non-hilly cities with a population of less than one million.
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.
27 Oct 2013
Washington/New Delhi: Global retail giant Walmart has resumed its lobbying with the US lawmakers on matters related to FDI in India and it spent USD 1.5 million on about 50 specific issues, including those related to Indian market during the last quarter.