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Government considers raising FDI limit in print media to 49%

The government is considering a proposal to increase the limit for foreign direct investment (FDI) in print media sector to 49 percent. Currently, the FDI policy permits 26 percent foreign direct investment in the publishing of newspapers and periodicals dealing with news and current affairs through government approval route.

Apple in talks with government to open stores in India

Apple in talks with government to open stores in India

Apple Inc officials have met Commerce Ministry top brass amid its plans to open stores in India without initially having to source components locally.

Govt considering further FDI relaxation in select sectors

Govt considering further FDI relaxation in select sectors

Government is considering further relaxing foreign direct investment (FDI) norms in several areas, including trading, with an eye on more inflows.

India's relaxation of foreign investment rules credit positive: Moody's

India's relaxation of foreign investment rules credit positive: Moody's

India`s decision to relax foreign direct investment in sectors including defence, aviation, and retail is a positive development for the country`s sovereign ratings, said Moody`s Investors Service on Monday.

Modi government's big FDI reforms push: What has changed!

Modi government's big FDI reforms push: What has changed!

India on Monday announced sweeping reforms to rules on foreign direct investment (FDI), opening up its defence and civil aviation sectors to complete outside ownership. 

Government decision on FDI panic reaction to Rajan's exit: Congress

The Congress party on Monday termed the Narendra Modi government's decision to relax FDI norms in some key sectors as a "panic reaction" to Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan's announcement of not seeking a second term.

Sensex rebounds 241 points on FDI norms, easing Brexit fears

Sensex rebounds 241 points on FDI norms, easing Brexit fears

Recovering from its early morning plunge, BSE Sensex Monday soared 241 points as the government unleashed a new wave of FDI reforms and Brexit worries eased while hectic buying by institutions and talking-up by influential marketmen helped counter Rexit jitters.

Big boost for economy! Modi govt approves 100% FDI in defence, civil aviation, food and pharma sectors

Big boost for economy! Modi govt approves 100% FDI in defence, civil aviation, food and pharma sectors

With these changes, India is now the most open economy in the world for FDI, the government said.

 

 

Modi govt weighs relaxing FDI norms in brownfield pharma companies

Modi govt weighs relaxing FDI norms in brownfield pharma companies

Government is considering a proposal to relax foreign direct investment (FDI) norms in existing pharmaceutical companies with a view to attracting more overseas inflows.

PM Modi's big-ticket FDI reforms

PM Modi's big-ticket FDI reforms

The government in November opened up 15 sectors including real estate, defence, civil aviation and news broadcasting in a bid to push up reforms.

Cabinet gives ex-post-facto nod to FDI reforms in 15 sectors

Cabinet gives ex-post-facto nod to FDI reforms in 15 sectors

The Cabinet, headed by Modi, approved the relaxation in FDI policy for 15 sectors including real estate, defence, civil aviation and news broadcasting, official sources said.

Another RSS body revolts against govt's move to ease FDI norms

Raising a banner of revolt against the government for its decision to ease FDI norms in 15 key sectors, RSS affiliate Swadeshi Jagran Manch (SJM) today demanded that the move be put on hold even as it accused the Centre of haste in the matter.

Easier FDI norms to boost economic growth, employment: Nirmala Sitharaman

Easier FDI norms to boost economic growth, employment: Nirmala Sitharaman

Liberalisation of the foreign investment policy in over a dozen sectors will boost economic growth and create more jobs in the country, Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said Friday.

Easing of FDI norms to support investment, GDP growth: Fitch

Easing of FDI norms to support investment, GDP growth: Fitch

Liberalisation of foreign direct investment (FDI) rules in 15 sectors is a significant structural macroeconomic reform that will support investment and real GDP growth over the long term, Fitch Ratings said Thursday.

 

Relaxing FDI norms to spur investments in country: Das

Finance Ministry on Tuesday said the relaxation of FDI norms in as many as 15 sectors by the government will help open floodgates of investment in the country.

PM Modi says FDI decision shows 'unwavering' commitment to reforms

PM Modi asserted that the country is "unstoppable" on the path of economic progress and the government wanted the world to see the tremendous opportunities India offers.

FDI rises to 4-month of $3.85 billion in May

Foreign direct investment (FDI) in the country rose to four-month high of USD 3.85 billion in May 2015, up by 7 percent compared to the same month of last year, official data showed.

Govt relaxes FDI norms for NRIs, PIOs, OCI

The government on Thursday decided to liberalise foreign direct investment norms for NRIs and overseas citizens of India (OCI) as it aims to increase capital flows into the country.

FDI via approval route surges 162% to $1.91 bn in April-January

During the full 2013-14 fiscal, India had received USD 1.18 billion FDI through the government approval route, according to the figures collated by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP).

RCEP talks: Pressure may mount on India to open FDI in e-comm

Pressure is likely to mount on India for relaxing foreign direct investment norms in the e-commerce sector with Japan initiating a move in this regard by coming out with a proposal at the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) forum.