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.
28 Feb 2016
New Delhi: The Economic Survey raised serious questions about large foreign direct investment (FDI) from smaller nations, especially Singapore and Mauritius.
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.
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
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.
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.
16 Nov 2015
Singapore: Apple will open its first retail store in Singapore, which will also be Southeast Asia's first to be powered solely by solar energy, officials said today. Solar energy developer Sunseap Group said in a statement that it will provide the store with renewable energy by harnessing its systems set up across 800 of the city's rooftops from January next year.
16 Aug 2012
Delhi and Uttarakhand governments have supported the Centre's decision to allow foreign players to open multi-brand retail stores, saying it would help in reducing inflation and benefit farmers and consumers.