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.

`Bhopal, nuke liability bill are separate issues`

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.

India eyes double-digit economic growth by 2013

The Indian economy, Asia`s largest after Japan and China, is accelerating and could reach double-digit growth by 2013, Indian Trade Minister Anand Sharma said Monday during a visit to Spain.

India seeks `decisive` action against terrorism

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.

Sharma announces mega project for Raj after filing RS papers

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.

Anand Sharma, Tak, Bhudhaniya file RS nomination papers

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.

Suspense over Union Minister Anand Sharma over

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.

Congress names Anand Sharma for Rajya Sabha polls

Sonia Gandhi also approved Ask Ali Tak and Narendra Budania for the RS polls.