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 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.
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 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.
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.
Decrying "partisan" politics in policy decisions like FDI in multi-brand retail, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma said he is ready for a debate on the recent government decisions.
Union Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma on Tuesday hit out at the Narendra Modi government in Gujarat.
After Lok Sabha, the UPA government on Friday secured an easy victory in the Rajya Sabha as well on the issue of permitting FDI in multi-brand retail.
Commerce and Industries Minister Anand Sharma defended government`s decision to allow foreign capital in multi-brand retail, saying it would save farm output and generate employment in the country.
Responding to the allegations made by the Opposition, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma said that the decision on FDI was not taken overnight.
The UPA government has won the vote on foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail in Lok Sabha.
Trinamool Cong MP Kalyan Banerjee and Comm Minister Anand Sharma had a spat inside the Lok Sabha, which turned ugly with the former turning abusive.
Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma on Thursday dared the Opposition to bring privilege motion against him in Parliament.
BJP MPs Prakash Javadekar and Rajiv Pratap Rudy have submitted to the Rajya Sabha a breach of privilege notice against Union minister Anand Sharma.
CPI(M) on Monday warned that the upcoming winter session will turn "stormy" if the government takes refuge in Commerce Minister Anand Sharma`s argument.
Congress president Sonia Gandhi kick-started the party`s election campaign in poll-bound Himachal Pradesh, accusing the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party of doublespeak on corruption.
Commerce and Industry Ministry Anand Sharma has said that if the ruling Congress Party wins elections in poll-bound Himachal Pradesh next month, the Union Government will take steps to slash VAT.
The government made it clear that the decision will not be rolled back as it is in the interest of farmers and consumers.
Union Commerce Minister Anand Sharma on Monday said the NDA government had readied a Cabinet note favouring 100 percent FDI in the sector.
Union Commerce Minister Anand Sharma Monday said the NDA government had readied a Cabinet note favouring 100 per cent FDI in the sector.
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