Law provides well drafted structure for CSR: Nirmala

The structure for social welfare spending under the new companies law is "absolutely well drafted" allowing corporates to spend money towards CSR activities without any ambiguity, government said on Wednesday.

India tightens grip over illegal import of Chinese crackers

Tightening its grip over illegal import of Chinese crackers which are reportedly flooding the Indian market, the Centre has issued a public notification warning importers and public of the legal consequences they would face if involved with it.

'Make in India' launch: Trust in govt is must to boost investment, says PM Modi

Seeking to make the country a global manufacturing hub, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched the ambitious 'Make in India' campaign in the presence of global and domestic CEOs.

Important for us to succeed in 'Make in India' for global competitiveness: Mukesh Ambani

It is important for us to succeed in 'Make in India' for global competitiveness, said Mukesh Ambani.

Nirmala ​Sitharaman loses baggage, skips G20 reception

India's Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman lost her luggage enroute to the city and had to miss the G20 official reception as her formal clothes were in the suitcase.

Xi visit will direct change in India-China ties: Sitharaman

 Sino-Indian relations will see a "directional change" with Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to the country next week, Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said Wednesday.

Xi Jinping's visit will direct change in India-China ties: Sitharaman

Sino-Indian relations will see a "directional change" with Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to the country next week, Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Wednesday.

'India hopeful of big Chinese investments during Xi Jinping's visit'

On a key visit to firm-up the ground for President Xi Jinping's visit to Delhi, Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said China has shown keen interest to commit major investments in India besides addressing its concerns over mounting trade deficit.

NDA govt will not entertain FDI in multi-brand retail: Nirmala Sitharaman

Clearing government stand on FDI in multi-brand retailing, Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday said the NDA government will not "entertain" foreign direct investment in multi-brand retail.

Opposition targets PM in Rajya Sabha over statement on WTO

Congress on Monday created uproar in Rajya Sabha and targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his remarks that the previous UPA government sacrificed the interests of the poor at WTO and demanded a clarification from him in the House along with a discussion.

Anbumani was the first Minister to use Tamil in LS: PMK

PMK, an ally of NDA, on Saturday welcomed a BJP Minister`s reply in Tamil to a question in Parliament, but claimed its leader Anbumani Ramadoss was the first Union Minister in recent years to have used the regional language.

`Best` solution found to UPSC test row, says Venkaiah

The "best" possible solution to the row over the aptitude test in the civil services exam was taken by the government, Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu told BJP MPs Tuesday.

Congress walkout in LS against `lack of business`

Congress on Monday staged a walkout from Lok Sabha complaining "lack of business" and said debate on several major issues sought by it was getting a back seat with only matters raised by the government given priority.

Nirmala Sitharaman condoles loss of lives in GAIL pipeline explosion

Minister of State for Commerce and Industry (Independent Charge), Finance and Corporate Affairs, Nirmala Sitharaman, deeply condoled the loss of lives in an explosion of a GAIL gas pipeline in Andhra Pradesh.

Nirmala Sitharaman set to be elected unopposed to RS from AP

BJP leader and Union Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is set to be elected unopposed to the Rajya Sabha from Andhra Pradesh.

Sitharaman elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha

Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Nirmala Sitharaman was Tuesday elected unopposed to the Rajya Sabha from Andhra Pradesh.

Union minister Nirmala Sitharaman files nomination

Union Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday filed her nomination for the lone Rajya Sabha seat from Andhra Pradesh going to polls next month.

Trying our best to improve economy: Nirmala Sitharaman

On the basis of avaibale resources, we are making our best efforts. Our focus shall be on reviving the major sectors of economy, especially the manufacturing sector.

Not reviewing decisions of earlier government: Nirmala Sitharaman

The Centre`s decision to review free trade agreements (FTA), the policy on special economic zone (SEZ) and the Companies Act does not mean going back on the decisions of the previous government, Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman clarified Saturday.

Sitharaman likely to take RS route from Andhra Pradesh

Union Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is expected to be elected to Rajya Sabha from Andhra Pradesh in the by-election slated for July 3.

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