Bangladesh PM urged to ensure workers` safety, rights

More than two dozen Democratic lawmakers have urged Bangladesh to come out with a comprehensive plan to ensure workers’ safety and rights.

C`garh Assembly passes resolution against FDI in retail

Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly passed a resolution requesting the Centre to reconsider its decision to allow FDI in multi-brand retail.

AP likely to get FDI worth Rs 500 cr in retail business: Reddy

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy tonight hailed the pro-FDI vote in Lok Sabha.

LS approval of FDI will ‘change’ the country`s face: Khurshid

External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid Wednesday said "this is a major step which will change" the face of the country.

FDI not in the interest of the country, says SP

Opposing FDI in multi-brand retail, Samajwadi Party on Tuesday said that the move is not in the interest of the country.

`Indian govt raised prospect of strong growth with new reform`

With a new round of reforms like allowing FDI in multi-brand retail, the Indian govt has raised the prospect of a continued strong economic growth, a US official said.

Left parties to intensify agit against FDI in retail: B Karat

Left parties would intensify their nation-wide agitation against the Government`s move to allow FDI in multi-brand retail, Brinda Karat said.

Government open to debate on FDI: Kamal Nath

The government was open to discussions on foreign direct investment (FDI) in retail, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath said.

FDI in retail against Constitution: Trinamool Congress

Trinamool Congress said the government`s decision on the issue went against the basic tenets of the Constitution and was "illegal".

FDI in retail will enslave India: Hazare

Opposing FDI in the retail sector, activist Anna Hazare said he move would lead to enslavement of the countrymen.

Tamil Nadu not to allow FDI funded retail outlets

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Sunday asked the Central government to reverse its "ill advised" policy of allowing 51 percent FDI in multi-brand retail sector.

Move to allow FDI in retail to impact hard: BJP

Vowing to oppose the move to allow
FDI in multi-brand retail, BJP said such a move would have `direct impact on retail sector`.

BJP to holds protests against FDI in retail

BJP will hold protests at all the
district headquarters in Uttar Pradesh against the Union Cabinet`s decision to allow foreign direct investment (FDI) in the retail sector.

Onion prices crash to Rs 5/kg

Wholesale onions rates fell to as low as Rs 5 per kg in the national capital Monday on the back of improved supply, but retail prices of the vegetable remained high at Rs 40 a kg.

Spencer`s Retail to open 70 Beverly Hills brand stores

Spencer`s Retail, a subsidiary of RPG Enterprises Friday said it will open 70 stores of the premium brand Beverly Hills Polo Club across India during the
next fiscal.

No plan to review FDI rules in retail: Govt

The government has no plan to further liberalise foreign investment in retail sector, the Trade & Commerce Minister Anand Sharma said on Wednesday.

Pantaloon Retail to raise Rs 500 cr via QIP

India`s largest retailer, Pantaloon Retail (India), Friday said it will raise Rs 500 crore by way of private placement of shares with qualified institutional buyers.

AIOCD plans common branding for 20,000 retail outlets by Feb

The All India Organisation of Chemists and Druggists Ltd (AIOCD) plans to have 20,000 pharma retail outlets in the organised sector under a common brand by February 2010, a top official said.

US retail sales dragged down by auto sales

US retail sales saw their biggest decline of the year in September as auto sales were dented by the end of government trade-in incentives, official data showed Wednesday.

Are retail investors turning upbeat on IPOs?

In what could be viewed as a sign of revival of retail interest in the country`s primary market, the initial public offering of Indiabulls Power has received over 31,000 applications from retail investors on the first day itself.