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.
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.
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.
Observing that terrorism poses the
"most serious" threat to the world, India on Tuesday pressed for
"decisive" action by the international community to dismantle
the infrastructure of terror groups and end the menace.
Immediately after filing his
nomination paper for the RS polls from Rajasthan,
Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma today announced
that the country`s first national manufacturing zone will be
set up in the state.
Union Minister for Commerce and Industry Anand Sharma and two other Congress candidates Ashaq Ali Tak and Narendra Budhaniya Monday filed their nomination papers for the biennial Rajya Sabha polls slated for June 17.
Congress on Saturday ended the
suspense over the fate of Union Commerce Minister Anand Sharma
by fielding him in the Rajya Sabha polls from Rajasthan, two
months after the expiry of his term in the House.