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Not denied visa to India Foundation researchers: Chinese Embassy

On Friday, BJP General Secretary Ram Madhav, who is on the Board of Directors of India Foundation, had denied media reports that he was denied visa by China but confirmed that visas of two of their researchers were rejected.

We can't be selective about condemning violence: Union Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Union Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday said one should not be "selective" while condemning violence.

Rahul Gandhi reprimands Sandeep Diskhit over army chief remark, BJP demands Sonia Gandhi's apology

Sandeep Dikshit later withdrew his remark and tweeted, "I have reservations on a comment of the Army chief, but I should have chosen appropriate words. I apologise."

Many big bang reforms in last 3 years; more to follow: Nirmala Sitharaman

Many big bang reforms in last 3 years; more to follow: Nirmala Sitharaman

The government has initiated a lot of big ticket and systemic reforms in the last three years and will continue efforts to consolidate the gains as also take up more economic measures in the remaining two years, Union Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said.

No reduction in H1B visas to India: Sitharaman

No reduction in H1B visas to India: Sitharaman

In a bid to ease apprehensions of the IT industry over the H1B visas, Commerce Ministry Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday said that India will get the same number of visas, though only the category of people to whom these are awarded may undergo a change.

GST to help improve India's exports: Sitharaman

Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday said the Goods and Services Tax (GST) will help improve India`s export growth.

Govt working on new industrial policy for North East: Nirmala

Govt working on new industrial policy for North East: Nirmala

The Commerce and Industry Ministry is working on a new policy for the industrial development of the North East states, Union Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Saturday.

Govt modifying '2011 vintage' national manufacturing policy

Govt modifying '2011 vintage' national manufacturing policy

The "2011 vintage" manufacturing policy is being modified to align it with initiatives like 'Make in India' as also Industrial Revolution 4.0, which refers to high end automation, Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said.

Include new issues in agenda only after consensus: India to WTO

India wants that new issues in the WTO agenda should be taken up only after consensus among the member nations although it is not opposed to informal discussions, Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said.

Exports rising despite global headwinds: Nirmala Sitharaman

Exports rising despite global headwinds: Nirmala Sitharaman

The minister said even in this type of environment, domestic exporters are doing good.

Nirmala hard sells India as investment destination

Union Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday invited Japanese companies to explore investment opportunities in India and highlighted the Centre's various reform initiatives to boost infrastructure landscape in the country.

Govt talking with US administration on H1-B visa, says Nirmala

Govt talking with US administration on H1-B visa, says Nirmala

The government is holding talks with the US administration over the H1-B visa issue and also working with the industries, Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said

BJP MP demands strong action against those disrupting anti-militancy operations in Kashmir

A BJP MP on Monday demanded strict action against those who interfere in the anti-militancy operations in Kashmir by pelting stones on the security forces engaged in encounters.

Only illegal slaughter houses shut in UP: Commerce Minister

Only illegal slaughter houses are being shut in Uttar Pradesh and there cannot be a difference of opinion that they should be shut, Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Monday.

Asaduddin Owaisi asks Centre to clarify policy on buffalo meat export, Nirmala Sitharaman gives apt reply

Asaduddin Owaisi asks Centre to clarify policy on buffalo meat export, Nirmala Sitharaman gives apt reply

Owaisi's question comes amid the ongoing crackdown on illegal slaughterhouses in Uttar Pradesh.

Ahead of MCD polls, Amit Shah to address BJP's mega convention in Delhi today

Ahead of MCD polls, Amit Shah to address BJP's mega convention in Delhi today

Union ministers Venkaiah Naidu, Nirmala Sitharaman and Sanjeev Balyan are also likely to address the gathering at Ramlila Maidan, which will begin at 10 am.

Amit Shah to address BJP's mega convention in Delhi tomorrow

Amit Shah to address BJP's mega convention in Delhi tomorrow

The Delhi BJP is banking on its mega convention of booth-level workers here, to be addressed by Amit Shah tomorrow, to reinvigorate the party's ranks ahead of the municipal polls in the national capital.

US tells India no significant change in H1B visa regime

The United States has conveyed to India that there is no significant change in the H1B visa regime, Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said today.

US tells India no significant change in H1B visa regime

US tells India no significant change in H1B visa regime

Sitharaman said in Lok Sabha that India is articulating its concerns regarding the visa policy vigorously with the new administration in the US.

Govt launches new scheme for developing export linked infra

Govt launches new scheme for developing export linked infra

The government on Wednesday launched a new scheme - TIES - for developing export linked infrastructure in states with a view to promote outbound shipments.