TMC calls Insurance Bill 'anti-people', says will oppose it

Terming the Insurance Bill as 'anti-people', the Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Tuesday said that the party will strongly oppose FDI in the insurance sector.

NDA govt will not entertain FDI in multi-brand retail: Nirmala Sitharaman

Clearing government stand on FDI in multi-brand retailing, Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday said the NDA government will not "entertain" foreign direct investment in multi-brand retail.

Trinamool, Left join hands to slam FDI in defence, railways

Bitter rivals Trinamool Congress and Left parties joined hands in Rajya Sabha to target the government over FDI in Defence and Railways, alleging that the decision was taken in a "hurry" and amounted to "selling" the country`s interests.

BJP speaking Congress` language on FDI: Rajiv Shukla

Congress leader Rajiv Shukla on Saturday hit out at the BJP for the Centre`s decision to implement FDI in defence and insurance.

RSS not an economic fundamentalist: Ram Madhav

The RSS is "not an economic fundamentalist", senior sangh leader Ram Madhav said on Thursday making it clear that the Narendra Modi government is free to take decisions for the good of the country including on FDI.

Gujarat not top FDI destination; Modi being marketed well: Sharma

Union Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma termed the Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP`s prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi as someone who is being "packaged and marketed" well.

In poll season retail FDI is a political hot potato!

The anti-FDI retail sentiment espoused both by newbie Aam Aadmi Party and main opposition BJP has yielded them immediate political dividend.

Rajasthan follows Delhi in scrapping FDI in multi-brand retail

Rajasthan, one of 12 states that agreed to allow global companies to open supermarkets, scrapped approval given by previous government for foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retailing.

India called for relaxing FDI cap in defence sector

Asserting that the 26 per cent FDI cap acts as a disincentive for foreign companies to invest in India`s crucial defence sector, an Indian defence expert has called for increasing the investment limit.

Will poor ranking on doing business index affects the FDI inflows?

In a scenario where P Chidambaram is working overtime to attract more FDI (foreign direct investment) inflows into the country, the recent World Bank report on ‘Doing Business’ has come as a dampener for the domestic economy

Manufacturing must take off to revive Indian economy

It has been more than 20 years since India witnessed economic liberalisation but the contribution of India’s manufacturing sector to the overall GDP (Gross Domestic Product) has remained stagnant at about 15 per cent. This has led to a scenario of inadequate jobs as manufacturing has generated jobs at a snail’s pace of one-two million each year since the 1970s.

India, US for early conclusion of bilateral investment pact

India and the US have expressed their commitment for early conclusion of a Bilateral Investment Treaty aimed at increasing investment and job creation in the two countries.

Government making economy FDI-driven, says BJP

BJP accused the government of making the economy "FDI-driven" and asked if it had run out of ideas to contain inflation and fiscal deficit.

Left parties slam govt for raising FDI cap in several sectors

Left parties lambasted the government for "mortgaging" the economy to foreign capital by raising the FDI cap in several sectors.

FDI in retail sector to have negative impact on traders: BJP

BJP on Monday said that foreign direct investment (FDI) in retail sector would cast "adverse" impact on small scale traders in the country and the UPA government would be sole responsible for this.

BJP slams PM`s remarks on FDI

The BJP criticised Prime Minister Manmohan Singh`s remarks that those who oppose FDI in retail are "ignorant".

Delhi may become first state to have Walmart, Tesco stores

Delhi may soon become the first city in the country to have global retail chains like Walmart and Tesco.

Lalu slams Naidu for calling Prabha Thakur `bewakoof`

Rashtriya Janata Dal president Lalu Prasad Yadav slammed BJP leader M Venkaiah Naidu for calling Congress Rajya Sabha MP from Rajasthan Prabha Thakur a `bewakoof`.

Samajwadi Party opposed to FDI in retail

Samajwadi Party on Tuesday said it would oppose the move to allow foreign direct investment in multi-brand retail.

Government being run by corporates: Dasgupta

CPI leader Gurudas Dasgupta on Wednesday alleged that UPA government was being "run" by the corporates.