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.
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.
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.
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.
25 Jul 2012
Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Modi on Tuesday hinted at strong opposition to implementation of FDI in retail in the state and said the Centre should evolve a consensus on the issue.
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.
15 Dec 2012
Emboldened by the victory over the issue of FDI in retail in Parliament, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday hit out at opponents, saying they are "ignorant" about global realities or are constrained by "outdated ideologies".
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.
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.
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.