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US not against India's stand on WTO: Nirmala

US not against India's stand on WTO: Nirmala

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 20:41

India on Friday said that the US was not totally averse to its stand on giving food subsidies but was willing to convince the WTO members on the issue.

Hindrance can be removed by changing companies act: Nirmala

Hindrance can be removed by changing companies act: Nirmala

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 18:41

In its bid to ensure a sustainable growth rate in India, the Centre on Friday said it was in the process of amending certain provisions of the Companies Act, 2013 in order to overcome hurdles affecting hassle-free industrialisation.

Companies Act: MCA officials to brief Jaitley Wednesday

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 18:08

Corporate Affairs Ministry officials are likely to brief Arun Jaitley Wednesday about the implementation of the new companies law.

India hopeful of solution to food subsidy issue at WTO

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 16:25

India is hopeful of a solution to the food stockpile issue at the WTO negotiations beginning next month at Geneva, which will also pave the way for signing of the trade facilitation agreement.

India 'will honour' WTO trade deal pledge

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.

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

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 14:58

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.

'NDA govt will not entertain FDI in multi-brand retail'

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 13:39

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.

GST to be a reality soon: FinMin

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 22:07

Minister of State for Finance Nirmala Sitharaman also emphasised that the NDA government has zero tolerance towards corruption and would focus on "accountability in the tax administration".

Companies have to comply with CSR norms: Govt

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 13:29

Nirmala Sitharaman said the Companies Act, 2013 came into operation this year only and the government was watching the spendings under CSR.

Opposition targets PM in Rajya Sabha over statement on WTO

Last Updated: Monday, August 11, 2014, 17:15

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.

Commerce Minister for easing of gold import restrictions

Last Updated: Monday, August 11, 2014, 16:44

With restrictions on gold imports leading to rise in smuggling, Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has pitched for relaxing gold import duty as it is 'badly' hurting the gems and jewellery industry.

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

Last Updated: Saturday, August 09, 2014, 16:56

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.