Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 23:06
India Wednesday said its tough stand at WTO is a "genuine fight" to provide food security to poor in the developing countries, while seeking Africa's support in the on the food security issue.
Last Updated: Saturday, August 16, 2014, 20:35
"We are agreeing to everything done in Bali, we are not saying we are going to dishonour that commitment, we will honour that commitment," Sitharaman said.
Last Updated: Thursday, August 14, 2014, 00:37
India Wednesday clarified that its decision not to ratify WTO`s Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) is aimed at ensuring that the country`s efforts to ensure food security remain consistent with its international obligations.
Last Updated: Saturday, August 09, 2014, 18:01
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that the government "chose" to take a tough stand in the recent WTO talks as it has to protect the interest of the poor people of the country rather than to look for good publicity in the international media.
Last Updated: Friday, August 08, 2014, 18:42
India on Friday said along with the G33 countries, it is seeking an amendments to the 10 percent subsidy cap of the WTO as it would hit the food aid programmes in the developing countries.
Last Updated: Wednesday, August 06, 2014, 19:56
Nirmala Sitaraman underlined that India will not compromise on its sovereign duty to protect the interest of its farmers as well as consumers.
Last Updated: Tuesday, August 05, 2014, 19:13
Backing the government's stance at WTO, industry body CII on Tuesday said due importance should be given to trade facilitation, food security and LDCs issues while taking forward the outcomes of Bali Ministerial.
Last Updated: Tuesday, August 05, 2014, 16:53
India refused to yield ground on Tuesday on its spat with the World Trade Organisation and said it believed it could convince other members that its need for more freedom on food subsidies was legitimate.
Last Updated: Tuesday, August 05, 2014, 15:05
India on Tuesday expressed confidence that it will be able to persuade the WTO membership to appreciate its sensitivities and take the issue forward in a positive spirit.
Last Updated: Tuesday, August 05, 2014, 14:08
India has defended its decision to scuttle a landmark worldwide trade deal, saying its farmers faced suicide and starvation if the government had backed down on its tough stand at the WTO.
Last Updated: Tuesday, August 05, 2014, 13:29
India fears that once it agrees to trade facilitation - largely seen to help advanced nations - it would have lost the bargaining chip on the subsidy issue.
Last Updated: Tuesday, August 05, 2014, 09:34
Supporting India's tough stand at WTO on the food security issue, UN body for development of agriculture IFAD on Monday said ensuring food for its people is more important than creating jobs in certain other nations.
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