08 Mar 2013
Leaders of BJP and Left Front shard the dais in Ram Lila Ground to oppose the Central Government’s decision allowing Foreign Direct Investment in retail sector.
02 Dec 2011
The UPA government is facing a major crisis. The government ill-timed its decision on allowing FDI in multi-brand retail. Both from the viewpoint of economic realities of India and the present political situation, any political observer will be surprised by the timing of the decision. The government’s credibility is at rock bottom. The leadership has been unable to counter the allegations of both corruption and economic mismanagement. The agenda of Parliament was already loaded with issues embarrassing to the government. With great difficulty, it attempted to ward off a voting motion on price rise and agreed to a voting on a resolution on black money and corruption. In the midst of Parliament session, the Cabinet took a decision to allow FDI in multi-brand retail.
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.
29 Oct 2015
New Delhi: In a marriage of online and offline retail channels, India's leading e-commerce player Flipkart has tied up with cell phone retailer Spice Retail to showcase and order smartphones for customers, Spice Retail announced yesterday.
17 Sep 2012
Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday said he was not in favour of allowing Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in his state and added that farmers would not benefit at all from the UPA government's decision to open up the multi-brand retail market to FDI.
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.
12 Jan 2013
BJP on Friday said the last word has not yet been said on the FDI in multi-brand retail issue and the party would revisit the decision of the UPA government if it comes to power.
13 Mar 2013
Rollback of FDI in multi-brand retail will be the top priority of NDA coalition if it is voted to power in the next general elections, BJP chief Rajnath Singh said on Wednesday.
22 Jan 2013
Expressing its concern over the Parliament’s nod to the Foreign Direct Investment in multi-bran retails, the Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Centre to file its response within five weeks on how it intends to safeguard interests of small traders after FDI is allowed in retail sector.
22 Feb 2016
New Delhi: Government is considering a proposal to permit 49 percent FDI through automatic approval route in the insurance sector with a view to attract more overseas inflows.