Govt may import onion as prices soar to Rs.90/kg

Centre may import onion to stabilise prices that have soared to Rs.90 per kg in the national capital, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma said Tuesday.

Centre asks states to take firm action against onion hoarders

The Centre Tuesday said the price spike in onions is due to artificial scarcity and asked the state governments to take firm action against hoarders.

CPI(M) attacks Anand Sharma for his remarks on coal scam

CPI(M) on Friday attacked Commerce Minister Anand Sharma for his statements on CBI naming a leading industrialist in the coal scam, saying it was a "blatant" attempt to influence the case.

VK Singh`s remarks "utterly irresponsible": Anand Sharma

Union Minister Anand Sharma on Wednesday attacked former Army chief VK Singh for his remarks that ministers in Jammu and Kashmir were given money by the Army.

Centre has different yardsticks for non-Cong states: Punjab govt

The Punjab government on Tuesday accused the Centre for following different yardsticks for non-Congress ruled states and asked it to "stop discrimination" against the state on industrial front.

Narendra Modi`s nomination has paved way for return of UPA: Congress

Accusing Narendra Modi of being "desperate" to become Prime Minister, Congress today said it will remain a "pipe-dream" and the "divisive" leader`s nomination will help the UPA to return to power for a third term.

Defence counsel`s remark in gang-rape case `outrageous`: Anand Sharma

Commerce Minister Anand Sharma on Sunday termed the controversial remark of one of the defence lawyers in the December 16 gang-rape case as "outrageous".

Narendra Modi is "delusional, desperate": Anand Sharma

Slamming Narendra Modi as "delusional and desperate", Congress on Sunday said that the decision to anoint him as BJP`s Prime Ministerial candidate was "rubber-stamped" by RSS.

Narendra Modi can never be PM: Anand Sharma

"The recent drama of Modi addressing the people with the Red Fort replica (in his backdrop) is befooling the people by boasting about his Gujarat model of development," Sharma told reporters here.

Modi brought level of political debate to lowest ebb: Sharma

Union minister Anand Sharma came down heavily on Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi saying he had brought the level of political debate to the "lowest ebb" and has become a "national embarrassment".

Narendra Modi can never be PM: Anand Sharma

Union Commerce Minister Anand Sharma slammed Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for bringing the "level of political debate to the lowest ebb" and asserted he will never become prime minister.

Anand Sharma terms Narendra Modi as national embarrassment

Union Minister Anand Sharma on Friday termed Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi as a "national embarrassment".

UN goofs with Indian minister`s name

The UN Media Department Thursday made a faux pas when it identified Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma as his Cabinet colleague Kamal Nath.

India promises developmental aid to Myanmar

Minister of Commerce, Industry and Textiles Anand Sharma on Thursday told Aung San Suu Kyi that India was ready to extend "all necessary assistance" to the development of Myanmar.

Ensure safe transit of vehicles with ammonium nitrate: Centre

The Ammonium Nitrate Rules 2012 were finalised and notified under the Explosives Act 1884 on 11 August, 2012.

Govt not considering amending FDI policy in defence sector

Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma on Monday informed Parliament that the government is not considering any proposal to amend FDI policy in defence, warehousing and food storage sectors.

India to set up educational institutions in Africa: Sharma

India is working closely with Africa to enhance cooperation and will set up educational institutions in the continent, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma said on Sunday.

Pak Minister not to visit India as SAARC meet cancelled

Pakistan Commerce Minister Makhdoom Amin Fahim has called off a visit to India later this month as a SAARC business meet he was scheduled to attend in New Delhi has been cancelled.

Pakistan minister calls off India visit over LoC tension

Pakistan Commerce Minister Amin Fahim has called off his scheduled visit to India in wake of prevailing tensions between two countries over violations along Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir region.

Anand Sharma not Krishna to head Cong sub-group on Fgn affairs

Commerce Minister Anand Sharma has replaced S M Krishna as chairman of Congress sub-group on India`s foreign relations at the party`s Chintan Shivir.