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India ready to re-engage with WTO members in September

India ready to re-engage with WTO members in September

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 19:47

With its stand on food security leading to a stalemate at the WTO talks in Geneva, India on Friday said it is committed to the global trade deal and will re-engage with members when talks resume a month from now.

Food subsidy to touch Rs 1.31 lakh crore for implementing food law

Food subsidy to touch Rs 1.31 lakh crore for implementing food law

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 18:26

The government's food subsidy bill is estimated to touch Rs 1,31,086 crore annually to implement the food security law, Parliament was informed Friday.

Nine reasons why India's WTO veto shocked the world

Nine reasons why India's WTO veto shocked the world

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 13:58

India`s tough diplomacy blocked a landmark world trade treaty late on Thursday, despite last-ditch talks to rescue what would have been the first global trade reform since the creation of the World Trade Organization 19 years ago.

US disappointed over India's stance in WTO

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 19:16

The US on Saturday expressed disappointment over India's stand on worldwide reform of trade facilitation rules saying "backsliding" on commitments has brought the WTO to the brink of crisis.

WTO should go for 'back-to-back' meetings: India

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 18:30

Reiterating its tough stand, India has suggested that WTO should go for 'back-to-back' meetings for a permanent solution to its food security issues and review the progress in October.

India sticks to its tough stand on WTO; Cabinet discusses issue

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 23:53

India has decided to stick to its tough stand on WTO's trade facilitation agreement and the matter was discussed on Thursday in the Union Cabinet.

India will not back WTO protocol unless concerns addressed: Sources

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 21:11

India will not support a trade facilitation protocol ahead of a July 31 deadline unless its concerns about subsidies are met, two senior government officials said on Wednesday.

85 lakh people to be removed from food security scheme in Rajasthan

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 15:58

85 lakh ineligible people were added as beneficiary under food security scheme and will be removed from the list as soon as possible, Rajasthan government said here on Wednesday.

No plan to amend food security law at present: Govt

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 19:20

There is no proposal to amend the landmark food security law at present, Parliament was informed on Tuesday.

BRICS sees Bali trade deal implemented despite India concern

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 09:06

The BRICS group of emerging market nations is confident a global trade reform pact will be implemented despite concerns by India over its food security, Brazil`s trade minister said on Monday.

Omar non-committal on fresh deadline for food law in J&K

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 20:29

Omar Abdullah was non-committal today on giving any deadline for implementing the Food Security Act as the new law will not include the entire poor people in the state who are at present covered under the current PDS mechanism.

All-party meet for imposing discipline in Bihar House

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 15:26

Taking note of the angry exchanges between ruling JD(U) and BJP legislators during discussion on Food Security Act in the Assembly, an all-party meeting has been called to avoid such a situation in the future for smooth functioning of the House.