Sharma criticises Modi`s remarks on cotton policy

Textiles Minister Anand Sharma on Monday criticised Gujarat Chief Minister
Narendra Modi for looking at cotton export policy with a "narrow prism of partisan politics".

Cotton export ban: GoM meet ends inconclusive

The GoM meeting to review the cotton export ban, which has led to a controversy now, ended inconclusive and further discussions could take place.

`Discernible defrosting of Pakistan, India ties`

Pakistan and India have moved on from the low point of the Mumbai attacks, said a Pakistani daily.

`Pak, India trade talks to give peace a chance`

Commerce Minister Anand Sharma, who is accompanied by business leaders of over 100 Indian companies, is on a 4-day trip to Pak.

BJP rule in U’hand a `black chapter`: Anand Sharma

Congress leader Anand Sharma on Friday described the BJP rule in Uttarakhand as a "black chapter".

Congress supported FDI in retail: Sharma

The government may have been
forced to put FDI in multi-brand retail on hold, but Commerce
and Industry Minister Anand Sharma said the decision was taken
out of conviction with full backing of the Congress party.

FDI: After allies, govt wants Cong MPs onboard

Commerce & Industry Minister Anand Sharma will on Friday brief the Congress MPs on reasons behind the retail FDI decision and the benefits it will accrue.

Retail FDI: Govt fails to end deadlock

An all-party meeting convened by the Centre to end the deadlock over allowing 51% FDI in multi-brand retail ended inconclusively on Tuesday with both the government and the opposition failing to reach a consensus over the issue.

Sharma reaches out to MPs on FDI in retail

In the face of stiff opposition
in Parliament to FDI in retail, Commerce and Industry Minister
Anand Sharma on Monday sought to reach out to MPs and state Chief
Ministers.

`Pak to complete MFN process by 2012`

India Wednesday said with Pakistan
agreeing to open its market completely for Indian goods by end-2012, the process of grant of most-favoured nation status
to New Delhi will be complete.

Anand Sharma to convey Mamata`s concerns to PM

Union Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma said Friday he will convey to PM Manmohan Singh Gandhi the concerns of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee over the issue of repeated petrol price hikes.

Indo-Pak secretary level talks in November

Pakistan Commerce Secretary Zafar Mahmood would be in Delhi for three days from November 14.

2G: Anand Sharma says PC shouldn`t be targeted

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had said Chidambaram "continues to enjoy and
inspire my full confidence."

Sharma reviews key issues on Day 1 as Textiles Min

Commerce and Industry Minister
Anand Sharma on Wednesday took additional charge as Textiles Minister
and reviewed ways to help reopen over 1,000 textile units in
Tamil Nadu.

Oppn`s role in 2G Spectrum issue unfortunate, says Sharma

Union Minister Anand Sharma on Saturday
termed as unfortunate the Opposition`s disruption of
Parliament proceedings on the alleged 2-G Spectrum scam.

US outsourcing ban regressive: Anand Sharma

Terming the recent outsourcing ban by the US’ Ohio state as “regressive”, Commerce and Industries Minister Anand Sharma on Saturday said that the move will further weaken the recovery of the fragile global economy.

Anand Sharma to take up visa fee hike with US

Commerce and Industry Minister
Anand Sharma will take up the visa fee hike issue during his
visit to the US next month, with India hopeful that the matter
can be resolved bilaterally.

Ministers Ambika Soni, Anand Sharma take oath as RS members

Union Ministers Ambika Soni and Anand Sharma were among the 52 members who took oath on Monday in Rajya Sabha on the first day of the Monsoon session of Parliament.

Bhopal, nuke liability bill are separate issues: Sharma

The 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy did not cast a shadow on the deliberations of the India-US CEOs Forum to enhance India-US business ties, according to Commerce and Industry Minister, Anand Sharma.

Bhopal, nuke liability bill are separate issues: Anand Sharma

The 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy did not cast a shadow on the deliberations of the India-US CEOs Forum to enhance India-US business ties, according to Commerce and Industry Minister, Anand Sharma.