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Govt accepts report on rationalising definitions of FDI, FII

Last Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014, 20:08

Foreign direct investment is subject to sectoral caps.

Govt should not rescind current FDI policy in MBR

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 19:39

Noted economist T N Srinivasan has advised the newly elected government not to rescind the current FDI policy of allowing foreign investment in multi-brand retail.

Don't change FDI policy, Sharma's advice to his successor

Last Updated: Friday, May 16, 2014, 08:27

Worried that the new government might amend the FDI policy especially in retail, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma has prepared a "handover note" advising his successor to ensure "stability" of the FDI rules.

Cap on FPI investment in defence would hit conglomerates: FICCI

Last Updated: Saturday, May 10, 2014, 18:46

According to the consolidated FDI policy circular effective from April 17, 2014, investment by foreign portfolio investor (FPIs) or FIIs (through portfolio investment) is not permitted in the segment.

Govt to soon take view on FDI policy in railways: Com Min

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 04, 2014, 19:22

"All the concerned stakeholders including the Railways Ministry are on board. I hope this will happen soon," Sharma told reporters here.

PMO forms IMG on consolidated FDI policy; first meet tomorrow

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 15:16

The Prime Minister's Office has set up an Inter Ministerial Group (IMG) headed by the Industry Secretary to simplify the language of the policy on foreign direct investment.

Multibrand retail FDI policy is not a revolving door: Sharma

Last Updated: Monday, January 20, 2014, 21:32

Policy instability would confuse foreign investors, he said, adding the Commerce and Industry Ministry may seek legal opinion on whether a state can opt out of the policy.

Next edition of consolidated FDI policy to come out on Mar 31

Last Updated: Monday, January 06, 2014, 15:25

The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion plans to release the next edition of its consolidated FDI policy document on March 31, incorporating changes made over the past year.

Govt indicates further relaxation in FDI policy

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 01, 2014, 18:38

The government on Wednesday indicated further liberalisation of the FDI policy in the coming weeks to attract foreign investments into the country.

Govt has taken steps to boost business sentiment: Pilot

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 17, 2013, 18:58

Acknowledging that industrial downturn adversely impacts corporates, Union Minister Sachin Pilot has said the government has taken various initiatives to uplift overall business sentiment and boost investments.

FDI in April-Oct dips 15% to $12.6 bn

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 20:45

Foreign direct investment (FDI) in India declined by about 15 percent to USD 12.6 billion (Rs 74,971 crore) during April-October this year.

Govt to allow unlisted firms to list directly on foreign stock exchanges

Last Updated: Saturday, December 07, 2013, 20:27

According to the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, the FDI policy will now allow unlisted firms to directly list on stock exchanges abroad.