Now Rashid Alvi offers to contest against Modi from Varanasi, writes to Sonia

Senior Congress leader Rashid Alvi on Monday joined the party men who have offered to contest against BJP PM candidate Narendra Modi from Varanasi Lok Sabha seat.

Narendra Modi authoritarian of worst kind: Anand Sharma

Accusing Narendra Modi of disrespecting senior BJP leaders, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma on Monday said the party`s Prime Ministerial candidate is not committed to tradition and is an authoritarian of the worst kind.

AAP an aberration, won`t repeat its election magic: Anand Sharma

Terming the emergence of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) an "aberration," the Congress has said that its magic won`t be repeated in the upcoming general elections.

Anand Sharma willing to take on Modi in Varanasi

Senior Congress leader Anand Sharma Wednesday expressed his willingness to take on Narendra Modi in Lok Sabha election for Varanasi seat.

India pledges new low-cost drugs to developing nations

Stressing that India`s pharmaceutical technology was appropriate for Africa, Commerce Minister Anand Sharma said India is committed to making available to developing countries newer generation life-saving drugs also.

Gujarat not top FDI destination; Modi being marketed well: Sharma

Union Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma termed the Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP`s prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi as someone who is being "packaged and marketed" well.

RSS has foisted Narendra Modi on BJP: Congress

Attacking Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its PM candidate Narendra Modi, Union Minister Anand Sharma on Saturday accused them of indulging in divisive politics.

Pakistan puts onus on India for cancellation of Anand Sharma`s visit

Pakistan on Thursday said failure to provide clarity on certain issues raised by it regarding bilateral trade led to the cancellation of Anand Sharma`s visit to Lahore.

No issues with US envoy meeting Modi: Anand Sharma

With Narendra Modi`s 9-year boycott by the US set to end this week, Commerce Minister Anand Sharma on Tuesday said government has "no issues" over it.

Govt has "no issues" with US envoy meeting Narendra Modi: Anand Sharma

Government has "no issues" over the proposed meeting between US Ambassador to India Nancy Powell and Narendra Modi that would end America`s 9-year boycott of BJP`s prime ministerial nominee, Commerce Minister Anand Sharma said.

Vasundhara Raje govt not to allow FDI in multi-brand retail in Rajasthan

The new BJP government in Rajasthan announced that it would not allow FDI in multi-brand retail in the state as it would adversely affect various stakeholders and reduce jobs.

Anand Sharma calls Narendra Modi a `demagogue`, devoid of any vision

Dubbing BJP`s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi a "demagogue" with hollow vision, Union Minister Anand Sharma today said he would never become the Prime Minister of the country.

Govt extends special package for Himachal, Uttarakhand: Sharma

The Centre today extended the special package for Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand till March 2017, a move that will help accelerate industrial growth of both the hilly states.

Devyani Khobragade row: India, US have maturity to handle sensitive issues, says Sharma

Regarding Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade, Commerce and Industries Minister Anand Sharma on Friday said both India and the US had the "wisdom" and "maturity" to handle such "sensitive" issues.

Pakistani minister to visit India, discuss trade

Pakistan`s Minister of State for Commerce Khurram Dastagir Khan will meet Commerce Minister Anand Sharma to review a roadmap for bilateral trade when he travels to India next month for a SAARC business event.

India will never compromise on food security: Anand Sharma

After having successfully reached through consensus a trade agreement at the WTO meet, held in Indonesia, India will never compromise on the fundamental issues pertaining to food security, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma said.

Anand Sharma meets wife of late Nelson Mandela

Commerce and Industry Anand Sharma on Thursday met Graca Machel, wife of former President South Africa Late Nelson Mandela and conveyed his personal condolences.

Nelson Mandela`s sacrifices will continue to inspire generations: Anand Sharma

Condoling death of Nelson Mandela, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma said world has lost an iconic symbol of freedom and his struggle and sacrifices would continue to inspire generations.

Sardar Patel would have reprimanded Narendra Modi: Anand Sharma

Taking a dig at Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, senior Congress leader Anand Sharma on Tuesday said that had he been alive, Sardar Patel would’ve been the first to reprimand him.

Anand Sharma declines Modi`s invitation for Patel statue function

Commerce Minister Anand Sharma on Tuesday declined Narendra Modi`s invitation for an event on Sardar Patel.