19 Aug 2012
Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma has hit out at Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi accusing him of giving a "political slant" by making "inflammatory" statement on beef exports.
19 Mar 2012
Government's decision to ban cotton exports on Monday triggered an uproar in the Lok Sabha which saw Commerce Minister Anand Sharma launch a spirited defence of the measure, which had to be rolled back after strong resistance from some chief ministers.
03 Feb 2016
New Delhi: In a security lapse, a woman today breached the security ring deployed near South Block for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's convoy and threw a flower pot on the road which was to be taken by him shortly afterwards.
23 Dec 2013
New Delhi: India will achieve the modest export target USD 325 billion for the current fiscal but to enhance it substantially, the country needs to boost its manufacturing capability, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma said.
09 Apr 2012
The Centre on Monday decided not to permit further cotton export during the current marketing year, even as pressure is mounting from Gujarat to allow fresh registrations.
12 Dec 2013
Delhi/Mumbai: Symbols of India’s emergence as an economic powerhouse line the four-lane highway to Jaipur out of New Delhi: a factory owned by the world’s biggest motorbike maker, glass towers housing global call centres, shopping malls for India's burgeoning middle class.
06 Aug 2015
New Delhi: The Congress today said Prime Minister Narendra Modi cannot "brazen" it out on the controversy over External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj reportedly helping former IPL chief Lalit Modi.
09 Jan 2014
New Delhi: Union Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma, who reviewed the foreign trade policy on Thursday, asked officials to engage with all stakeholders to boost exports in the remaining three-odd months of the current fiscal 2013-14.
17 Oct 2015
Chandigarh/New Delhi: Finding himself cornered over his controversial statement on consumption of beef, especially by Muslims, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar yesterday offered his 'regrets', as the Centre sidestepped the issue and the opposition flayed him and even demanded his sacking.
18 Oct 2015
New Delhi: With BJP under fire over controversial remarks of its leaders on Dadri and beef row, party chief Amit Shah has cracked the whip and warned them against making such remarks after Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed "extreme displeasure" on the comments.