FDI

TMC calls Insurance Bill 'anti-people', says will oppose it

Terming the Insurance Bill as 'anti-people', the Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Tuesday said that the party will strongly oppose FDI in the insurance sector.

Congress hits back at Jaitley, says BJP disrupted Parliament when in Opposition

Hitting back Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for accusing it of being obstructionist in Parliament, Congress on Sunday said it exposes BJP's "hypocricy and double standards" as the party had frequently "derailed" legislative business while it was in Opposition.

Congress not decided on insurance bill

The Congress Monday declined to reveal its stand on a bill that seeks to increase the cap on FDI in insurance, saying it will decide after a parliamentary panel gives its report.

Trinamool Congress skips Government's all-party meeting

Lawmakers of the Trinamool Congress skipped the all-party meeting convened by Parliamentary Affairs Minister.

PM acknowledges Subramanian Swamy's letter

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has acknowledged receipt of a letter of BJP leader Subramanian Swamy seeking a CBI probe into the role of former Finance Minister P Chidambaram in the FDI approval for Swan-Etisalat deal.

Defence forces should cut dependence on imported wares: Pranab Mukherjee

 The defence forces should reduce dependence on imported equipment, President Pranab Mukherjee today said, noting that they should be equipped with modern weapons to counter complex security threats, including the scourge of international terrorism.

Railway employees federation threatens strike over 'privatisation'

Privatisation has "jeopardised" railways and "endangered" safety of passengers across the world, All India Railwaymens Federation on Tuesday claimed and threatened an indefinite strike if the Centre goes ahead with "plans of selling the sector".

PM Narendra Modi launches ‘Make in India' campaign

Launching his government's ambitious project to make India a manufacturing hub, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday promised effective and easy governance to help achieve high growth and creation of jobs.

Is Modi taking the credit for 'Make in India' project?- Part II

Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised effective and easy governance to help achieve high growth and creation of jobs by launching his government's ambitious project to make India a manufacturing hub.
Is Modi taking the credit for 'Make in India' project?

Is Modi taking the credit for 'Make in India' project?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised effective and easy governance to help achieve high growth and creation of jobs by launching his government's ambitious project to make India a manufacturing hub.
Is Modi taking the credit for 'Make in India' project?

Not 'acche din', but weeping times have come for India: Mamata Banerjee

Mocking Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "acche din" slogan, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday said "weeping time" has come for people as resources of the country are being sold to foreign powers in the name of FDI by the BJP-led government at the Centre.

Modi government believes in selling out nation: Mamata
Modi government believes in selling out nation: Mamata

 Accusing Narendra Modi government of trying to sell out the nation to foreign powers by allowing FDI in various sectors, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said any global economic downturn in future would have severe implications on the Indian economy.

Why go to Singapore when against FDI, Jaitley asks Mamata

Arun Jaitley questioned West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee`s recent Singapore visit to attract investment, noting that her Trinamool Congress had opposed FDI in defence on the ground that it was opposed to foreign funding.

Arun Jaitley questions Mamata`s Singapore trip

Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday questioned the inconsistency between West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee`s opposition to FDI in defence and her trip to Singapore to seek foreign investment.

Modi govt selling `desi` dreams through foreign route: Sharad Yadav

JD(U) President Sharad Yadav on Saturday criticised the BJP-led NDA government for its move to invite foreign investment in a host of key sectors saying there was no difference between this and the previous Congress-led UPA government.

49% FDI in defence will boost small enterprises: Lt Gen Sahni

Endorsing the Centre`s decision to allow 49 per cent FDI in defence sector, South Western Army Commander Lt Gen Arun Kumar Sahni on Friday said that the move will encourage micro, small?and medium enterprises in the country.

Mamata slams Modi government over FDI in defence, railways

Mamata Banerjee today criticised the Narendra Modi government over foreign direct investment in defence and railways, claiming a 49 per cent FDI cap in defence "will put a question mark" on the safety and security of the nation.

Trinamool, Left join hands to slam FDI in defence, railways

Bitter rivals Trinamool Congress and Left parties joined hands in Rajya Sabha to target the government over FDI in Defence and Railways, alleging that the decision was taken in a "hurry" and amounted to "selling" the country`s interests.

Rajya Sabha adjourned

The Rajya Sabha was Thursday adjourned for 15 minutes Thursday following a ruckus over 100 percent FDI in railways as well as the CSAT row.

Insurance Bill further delayed, informal talks on

The Insurance Bill is not coming up in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday as the deadlock continues over referring it to the select committee despite Modi government`s efforts to rally the Opposition for bringing on track its first major economic reform initiative.